Synopses & Reviews
From the Southern Living
family comes this keepsake cookbook steeped in classic comfort food and warm reflections sure to strike a familiar chord.
Southern Living Comfort Food features more than 150 wholesome dishes--the kinds of recipes that are shared at supper clubs, passed down through generations of families, and swapped over coffee. Recipes like Banana Pudding Pie, Poppy Seed-Chicken Casserole, and BLT Potato Salad are presented alongside poignant essays that stir memories of family, friends, and the whimsies of childhood. Full of simple and satisfying dishes like Chicken Pot Pie and Pan-Fried Pork Chops, Southern Living Comfort Food is for young and old alike. Its food for
Its a tribute to family traditions.
"I watch her do it every year. Mom leafs through files, shuffles through kitchen drawers, and finally emerges victorious with a handful of old, dog-eared recipes for the dishes our family always expects on the table every Thanksgiving and Christmas. This disorganization isn't a sign of an untidy housekeeper; like every good Southern cook, she's showing respect for family history."
-Dana Adkins Campbell
A year's supply of quintessential comfort food that appeals to the whole family. From updated traditional favorites to can't-miss classics, the book covers main dishes, sides, soups, snacks, baked goods and desserts, with two bonus chapters showcasing healthy comfort food and fast recipes for any night of the week.
Comfort food nourishes the soul as well as the body; think chicken noodle soup, pot roast, and apple pie. This enticing food isnt just for special days—with the expertise of Better Homes and Gardens, comfort food can be enjoyed any day of the year. Included are cant-miss classics that cover main dishes, sides, soups, snacks, baked goods, and desserts. Two bonus chapters add extra value: “Comfort Classics Made Healthy,” for those watching what they eat, and “30-Minute Meals,” for cooks short on time who still want a home-cooked meal. Helpful tips and sidebars offer advice covering essential cooking and baking basics, plus “Make It Mine” features show mix-and-match recipes, such as casseroles and mashed potatoes, that let cooks create varied, personalized dishes.
About the Author
Southern Living, launched in 1966, is the heart of Southern life. Over 16 million people turn to the magazine each month for recipes, travel tips, gardening guides, and home decorating inspiration. Readers use it, keep it, live by it. It's the magazine that no Southern home in any part of the country can be without.