Home » comfort food

comfort food

Simple Tuna Noodle Casserole

I’ve got a great recipe for you today. This is so easy to whip up and uses just  4 ingredients:1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 can tuna  1 can evaporated milk(I use cream when I’m home)½ bag noodles. Basic pantry supplies you always have on hand  or on your “survival” shelves. Great for those  emergency dinners. Storms or illness just call  …

Read More »

Chicken Stuffing Casserole

A one dish dinner that takes just a few  minutes to put together. This casserole is just right for a busy fall day  when you’re short on time and crave a homey comfort-food dinner.  A nice salad is all you may want to add.     You can use 2-3 garlic cloves, minced inplace of the powder. Do that first and …

Read More »

Do Not Buy Cinnamon Sugar!

Sorry if I sounded so bossy, but you can make your own and save tons of money! And by tons, I mean way less than you pay for the pre-made stuff, not “send your kids to college” tons. Hello, it’s just sugar and cinnamon in a ratio that is perfect for your taste.Make your own for about 50¢ or buy …

Read More »

Fast Balls ~ Only 4 Ingredients

Yummy meatballs in a savory brown sauce.Only 4 ingredients!It’s another easy dinners for your repertoire. If it’s quarter to six and you still haven’t decided what to do with that pound of hamburger this one is going to feed your peeps and make them happy. This is another gem from Peg Bracken’s  “I Hate To Cook” book. It’s in  her …

Read More »

Super Simple Spaghetti Sauce

I think everyone needs more than just onespaghetti meat sauce recipe.  This is a quick and tasty sauce that requires no chopping and and is still homemade.It’s better than a “jar” and just as easy. Anybody in your house can make this one.  Let the ground beef sear on bothsides in the pan before breaking up.This step really improves the flavor.  I gather and …

Read More »

Everyday Lasagna

Everyone loves Lasagna but it always seems like a big production, but if you break itdown into 3 steps it’s really quite easy. If you have a favorite recipe and by all means  please tweak this one to your liking. I find these  proportions to be just the right consistency.  The steps are easy and if you have a small  family, you’ll be lucky with the …

Read More »

Cheesy Beef Noodle Bake

This is a comfort-food casserole that’s across between baked spaghetti and lasagna,  only much easier. A good family night recipe  when you don’t want to do a lot of prep.  If you don’t have green onions or have picky “what’s the green stuff?” eaters, just leave them out.  Serve with a salad and crusty bread.  Cheesy Beef Noodle Bake 1 lb ground chuck …

Read More »

Ritz-Topped Swiss Chicken

Since this recipe doesn’t use canned cream-of something soup, I can easily just make 2  breasts and cut all the ingredients in half. Swiss cheese, sour cream, a little chicken brothand crushed Ritz crackers make this a tasty,no-fuss, oven ready dinner for busy nights.  I usually have all these ingredients in the house, so It’s a nice back-up anytime I want dinner going in …

Read More »

Creamy Beans on Toast

We are having an actual spring this year–regular rain and cool nights. It’s days like these that make me seek out something warm, hearty and comforting. Best to enjoy this dish before it gets too hot.  INGREDIENTS – 1/4 cup margarine, or oil – 1 large onion, diced – 2 cloves of garlic, chopped – 1 tsp tarragon – 2 …

Read More »

Easy Stuffed Peppers

You’ll have these in the oven in no time,because you can skip browning the beef.  That’s what makes this recipe so easy! Just mix your raw beef with; chopped onion, egg, salt, pepper, garlic powder, a dash of Worcestershire sauce, all to taste and half of the soup.   Then add enough milk or water to the  remaining soup in the can and pour, pourit into the …

Read More »