Tag: Comfort Food

Back to Work and Healthy Eating

Back to Work and Healthy Eating

Are you like me? I love the holidays but don’t mind when they’re over…one can only have so much rich food and fun, right? I feel like it would take an austerity program for a few weeks to balance everything out. So our “back to […]

Found Recipe: Garlic Herb Butter French Bread

Found Recipe: Garlic Herb Butter French Bread

A recipe from another blogger that NAILS garlic bread.

Suire’s Wows Again: I’m in Love with Their Crawfish Fettucini

Suire’s Wows Again: I’m in Love with Their Crawfish Fettucini

Crawfish Fettuccini from Suire’s was the perfect complement to our crab cake experiment. Creamy, spicy, homey, with tasty little morsels of crawfish. Wow!

Comfort Food Alert: My Beloved Da Corradi in London has the BEST Spaghetti Carbonara

Comfort Food Alert: My Beloved Da Corradi in London has the BEST Spaghetti Carbonara

Close your eyes after taking just one bite of the Spaghetti Carbonara at Da Corradi in London and you’ll expect to find Northern Italy when you open them.

Perfect for a Cold Winter’s Night: Smooth, Creamy, Wonderful Cauliflower Soup

Perfect for a Cold Winter’s Night: Smooth, Creamy, Wonderful Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower Soup is easy and quick, warm and comforting, and yet surprisingly elegant.

Comfort Food Catch-Up

Comfort Food Catch-Up

There’s not much cooking going on at Glover Gardens of late; it’s been all travel and restaurants and take-out – oh my! But last Sunday night, the Grill-Meister and I caught up on comfort food all at once with a big pot of red beans […]

Comfort Food Alert: Mary’s Magical Mexican Cornbread

Comfort Food Alert: Mary’s Magical Mexican Cornbread

A comfort food picture shared on Facebook makes folks beg for the recipe – and here it is: Mary’s Magical Mexican Cornbread, with its hearty layer of meat.

Cooking Up a Storm After Harvey

Cooking Up a Storm After Harvey

There have been lots of news stories about people pitching in and pulling together to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. One of my colleagues with a flat-bottomed boat rescued more than 50 people and 13 dogs in Northwest Houston. Volunteers have poured into […]

Comfort Food Alert: The “Best Gratin in Paris” (or maybe anywhere)

Comfort Food Alert: The “Best Gratin in Paris” (or maybe anywhere)

You know those dishes your grandmother made waaaaaay back when you were a child and no one has ever been able to reproduce, no matter how hard and how often they tried? That’s the taste in this gratin at the Bistro Des Augustins in Paris; it’s grandmotherly good, an instant and permanent deep-seated taste memory.

Home Alone Comfort Food:  Scrambled Egg Sandwich

Home Alone Comfort Food: Scrambled Egg Sandwich

So over the last three weeks I had a long trip for work to Paris and then right away, a shorter trip for relaxation to Colorado (I know, I know, you’re not crying for me). After arriving home in Southeast Texas in the wee hours last […]

Haiku: Christie’s Sour Cream Pound Cake

Haiku: Christie’s Sour Cream Pound Cake

My neighbor is a smart and funny Southern woman, a successful writer of romantic and teen fiction, a devoted wife, mother and friend, and a wonderful hostess.  She also makes the best pound cake I’ve ever eaten. Christie recently served her homemade sour cream pound cake at […]


%d bloggers like this: