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12 Simple Comfort Food Recipes

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Comfort food is a regular occurrence around our home.  We love to come together to enjoy a warm and hearty meal after a long day’s work.  I am not ready to give up the warm summer weather yet but I am ready for some comfort food. I am just about done with grilled food. -ha. I love the Fall season and cooking meals in the crockpot.  Today I’m sharing some recipes that have been in our family for a long time and I know you will love them just as much as we do!  They are all easy to make and there are a few slow cooker recipes thrown in so you can fix it and go about your day, then come home to a warm meal.

Let’s see those comfort food recipes…

12 simple comfort food recipes / The Very Best Comfort Foods for those chilly days ahead | Four Generations One Roof

My husband is Sicilian and he loves a good o’l fashioned Italian dinner from time to time. This is a quick version of a super simple manicotti recipe.  There is even a video included!

12 simple comfort food recipes/ The Very Best Comfort Foods for those chilly days ahead | Four Generations One Roof

You have to try this easy and delicious slow cooker recipe that you can serve as a meal or serve as a dip with sour cream and tortilla chips. This Mexican Crock Pot Casserole will become one of your go-to recipes!

12 simple comfort food recipes / The Very Best Comfort Foods for those chilly days ahead | Four Generations One Roof

This recipe for Bacon Cheeseburger Shepherds Pie takes our classic recipe and adds a fun twist. It is to die for!

The Very Best Comfort Foods for those chilly days ahead | Four Generations One Roof

This is a family favorite at our home. Thick and tender pork chops with apples.  I’m also sharing my secret to keeping the chops so very tender.

12 simple comfort food recipes / The Very Best Comfort Foods for those chilly days ahead | Four Generations One Roof

This hamburger casserole is a hit with my son.  He doesn’t usually like his food mixed together, but he loves this particular recipe… we all do!

12 simple comfort food recipes / The Very Best Comfort Foods for those chilly days ahead | Four Generations One Roof

Chili recipes are all over the place, but this is our favorite and includes our special secret ingredient!

12 simple comfort food recipes / The Very Best Comfort Foods for those chilly days ahead | Four Generations One Roof

This recipe for baked lasagna is so easy, you won’t believe it. You can even sub chicken or seafood.

12 simple comfort food recipes / The Very Best Comfort Foods for those chilly days ahead | Four Generations One Roof

We love to whip up a batch of slow cooker beef stew.  The house smells amazing while it is cooking, too!

12 simple comfort food recipes / The Very Best Comfort Foods for those chilly days ahead | Four Generations One Roof

This chicken and broccoli casserole is a thirty minute meal.  Want to know the trick?  Rotisserie chicken!

12 simple comfort food recipes / The Very Best Comfort Foods for those chilly days ahead | Four Generations One Roof

Speaking of thirty minute recipes, this is the easiest (and most delicious) shepherds pie you’ll ever make. It is one of our most-pinned recipes, too !

12 simple comfort food recipes / The Very Best Comfort Foods for those chilly days ahead | Four Generations One Roof

This butternut squash soup is amazing. It is really quick to make and tastes like it took all day!

12 simple comfort food recipes / The Very Best Comfort Foods for those chilly days ahead | Four Generations One Roof

Skip the freezer section ready made pies and make your own chicken pot pie. This recipe is sure to please.

12 simple comfort food recipes

I have a cuisinart crock-pot (KITCHENAID KSC6223 6 QT. SLOW COOKER) that I absolutely love. It’s affordable and reliable.

 I hope you’ve found something to cook for those chilly days ahead.  I am ready for that delicious comfort food, but not all of the snow that comes with it.  Enjoy!

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4 Comments

  1. Do you all usually eat your meals together? How do you determine who cooks and when?

    1. We eat together once or twice a week. The rest of the week between school, sports and work (our schedules are all so different) we each plan our own families meals 🙂 My grandparents eat at 5pm on the dot every day! -ha.

  2. Wow! What a lineup ! Will try some of these! Thanks soo much !
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  3. Thank you so much! These all look so good. I will be trying several of them. Hugs,