Ok, so maybe you’re like me and you can hardly wait for cool weather to come so you have an excuse to break out the comfort foods. Or perhaps you don’t want to wish the warm weather away too soon in the name of cozy eats that make you want to put your jammies on and stay indoors. But like it or not, after our recent snowfall and below freezing temps, the cold weather has arrived!
So don’t fret — just take it in stride, light the fire (or flip the switch) and cook up some of those tried and true comforts like Mom used to make. Of the many dishes that just plain make me feel good inside, double-cheese meatloaf and mashed potatoes, the quintessential open-faced turkey sandwich with gravy and mashed potatoes slathered all over it or a pot of my homemade chicken noodle soup (or soup of any kind for that matter) are my favorites. (more…)