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These comfort food are family favorites and new and improved recipes from our table to yours. These filling dinners inspired by Southern roots, with reader favorites such as:

Jumbo Buttermilk Biscuits

These Jumbo Buttermilk Biscuits are a Southern delicacy and go perfectly with gravy, butter, honey or jam. The only biscuit recipe you’ll ever need. This is the ONLY biscuit recipe you’ll ever need, hands down. We make these biscuits for breakfast or dinner, with Southern White Gravy or as biscuit sandwiches on the go. They’re …

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Panko Air Fryer Tenders

Make Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders just as tasty as your favorite drive-thru. These versatile chicken strips are perfectly crunchy with panko, bread crumbs and parmesan coating. crunchy air fryer tenders This is my family’s go-to recipe for a healthier air fryer chicken alternative to takeout. I am definitely guilty of way too many drive-thru …

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Chili’s Cajun Chicken Pasta (copycat recipe)

This Cajun Chicken Pasta Chilis Copycat recipe is just as creamy and amazing as the restaurant version. Parmesan-crusted chicken breasts on a bed of creamy cajun pasta and a buttery sauce with bell peppers and mushrooms. tastes just like Chilis Cajun Chicken Pasta easy to make comfort food large enough to feed an entire family, …

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Cracker Barrel Meatloaf Recipe

Air fryer or oven-made, this southern style meatloaf tastes just like Cracker Barrel’s. This delicious meatloaf is made with green peppers, Ritz Crackers, onion powder, eggs, mustard, and more for a sweet, tangy flavor. country style meatloaf is the best I make this southern-inspired meatloaf recipe at least once a month in our household. We …

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Hamburger Vegetable Soup (Instant Pot)

There’s nothing more comforting than this Hamburger Vegetable Soup made with peas, carrots, potatoes, and diced tomatoes in only 23 minutes! This quick and flavorful Instant Pot stew is the only comfort food you’ll ever need on cold winter evenings. the best hamburger vegetable soup My grandmother used to make this veggie beef soup and …

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Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings

Delicious, filling, and hearty chicken soup loaded with velvety homemade dumplings and tender shredded chicken is the ultimate comfort food. Peas, carrots, celery and potatoes give this dish it’s full flavor; all in under 30 minutes of cook time! Chicken and dumplings are one of the best comfort food dinners. This recipe for Instant Pot …

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Classic Chicken Salad (Sweet & Tangy)

This is classic chicken salad is easy to make with only a few basic ingredients, like mayo, pecans, dijon, and brown sugar. It’s so simple and customizable to suit your taste preferences. This shredded chicken salad is the best traditional recipe for cookouts, Easter, appetizers and summer BBQs. WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS RECIPE This shredded …

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Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops

These Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops are seared and baked, then drizzled with an irresistible maple glaze. This dish is worth a little extra effort and doesn’t require any breading. Roasted sweet potatoes, and a sweet and tangy maple bourbon glazed pork chop make the perfect dinner. the bourbon pork chop glaze is amazing This recipe …

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Easy Instant Pot Broccoli Soup {Creamy+Cheesy}

This easy Instant Pot broccoli soup is made with sautéed onions, chicken stock, cream, and broccoli for a quick and easy comfort food. Make this simple and yummy dish right at home in your pressure cooker. How do I prepare instant pot broccoli soup? This is a delicious and easy comfort food, like my Southern …

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Easy Air Fryer Tilapia (Flakey, Parmesan Crusted)

This easy air fryer tilapia can be made 3 different ways: with breading, grilled and with simple seasonings for a healthy recipe. The ultimate simple recipe for flakey fish flavor without having to deep fry. Why you’ll love this recipe Air Fryer Tilapia is rich with crisp parmesan crust and the absolute best air fryer …

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Instant Pot Chili Mac and Cheese (one-pot)

This Instant pot chili Mac and cheese recipe is a simple and easy weeknight dinner you can whip up in no time right in your electric pressure cooker or Instant Pot. The BEST Instant Pot Chili Mac This recipe is my family’s go-to weeknight recipe, right alongside comfort food favorites like meatloaf. it’s effortless because …

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Fried Potatoes and Onions

These Country Fried Potatoes and onions are the best skillet potatoes you’ll ever try! They’re pan-fried, golden brown, smothered and pack lots of crisp flavor! Why you’ll love fried potatoes and onions  I often serve these with a hearty dinner recipe, like my maple bourbon-glazed pork chops, or chicken drumsticks. Southern-style recipe: a classic side …

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Instant Pot Tuna Casserole (one pot!)

This easy, Instant Pot Tuna Casserole is my comfort go-to during the busy workweek. Made with creamy noodles, frozen peas and carrots, and cream of mushroom soup, this is the absolute best tuna casserole out there. Why you’ll love this recipe My favorite thing about this comforting, thick and creamy tuna noodle casserole is it’s …

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How to Make Gravy with Bacon Grease (Easy Recipe)

This easy-to-make recipe for country breakfast bacon gravy is perfect served with biscuits, home fries, bacon and eggs. This bacon gravy recipe is homemade and delicious. what is bacon gravy? bacon gravy is a white, homestyle country gravy recipe You may be wondering, can you make gravy with bacon? Learning how to make bacon gravy …

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Baked Cheese Bruschetta (easy!)

The mouth-watering and versatile appetizer, baked cheese bruschetta, is sure to please and impress party guests. Make as a side or snack for Italian mains or pasta night! What is bruschetta? Bruschetta is a starter (antipasto) dish with origins in 15th Century Italy. Served as a snack or appetizer, it typically involves ingredients such as …

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Classic Southern Cornbread

This Classic Southern Cornbread is an essential part of any supper in Appalachia. This is one side you’ll always see at the table at my grandmother’s house, as it is my family’s go-to comfort food. What is cornbread? Cornbreads origins are from indigenous Native Americans, who have handed down amazing cornbread recipes for generations. It’s …

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