Comfort Food

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armadillo eggsArmadillo Eggs This armadillo egg recipe has classic smokey and spicy southwestern flavors. Smoked meat, peppers, and cheese all live together in one magical meat football.

A staple at tailgates and parties, this southwestern classic is simple to make. Every home cook and pit master have their own way to make this recipe their own, and often substitute the peppers or cheeses. You can also use plain ground pork sausage if the flavor of breakfast sausage isn’t to your liking. It’s the subtleties that make this a fun recipe to experiment with, so try out this Armadillo Egg recipe.

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A rose by any other name still smells as sweet, and puppy chow by any other name still tastes as delicious. Puppy chow—also known as muddy buddies, monkey munch, and many other monikers—is a sweet snack favored by children and adults across the United States. The snack is so beloved that snack brands have even started producing their own ready-made versions of the treat. But why would you purchase factory-made puppy chow when you can make your own? After all, nothing ever tastes as good as a homemade dish. Puppy chow is simple to make, and it only requires a few ingredients, so even children can help prepare this sweet treat.

6.13Grilled kebabs

Summer is in full swing, so it’s time to fire up the grill and get cooking. This grilled kebab recipe is perfect for your next summer picnic or barbecue.

Summer is finally here, and you’re ready to spend as much time outside as possible. Don’t spend the summer in your kitchen. Instead, head outdoors and fire up the grill to enjoy the weather while cooking a delicious meal.

There’s nothing better than a cold treat on hot summer’s day. For a dessert that’s as delicious as it is refreshing, give this Mexican ice cream recipe a try.

mexicanicecreamMexican Ice Cream 

Treat yourself to something sweet on a hot summer day. There’s nothing better than the taste of delicious, smooth, and wonderfully cold ice cream. However, if you’re looking for a little something extra, Mexican ice cream is the way to go.

Experience the epitome of southern cuisine with this classic biscuits and gravy recipe. Made from scratch with simple ingredients, everyone is sure to love it.

biscuitsandgravyClassic Homemade Biscuits and Gravy 

Warm flaky biscuits buried under spoonsful of hot, spicy sausage gravy—biscuits and gravy is a hearty southern breakfast tradition. The best part about this classic dish is that most of the ingredients are probably already in your kitchen. Plus, like most traditional American foods, it’s cheap and easy to make.

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Try this steak and grilled cactus salad recipe that’s perfect for summer. Light, citrusy, and delicious, this salad is loaded with Southwestern flavor.

pic 5.22Sabroso Steak with Grilled Cactus Salad Recipe

There are few things in this world more satisfying than cooking in your own kitchen, combing your favorite foods in a specific way, and creating culinary magic! Devise your own creations or follow a recipe—both will give you that feeling of accomplishment.

picture1 1 copyWeekends are meant for relaxation and sleeping in. This breakfast pizza recipe is the perfect companion for treating yourself and lounging in bed all day.

One of the best ways to treat yourself on a lazy Sunday morning is to enjoy a big, delicious breakfast. And where better to enjoy this breakfast than in the comfort of your own bed? You’ll want something quick and easy to make so that you can climb back into bed before the blankets get cold. The cold pizza from last night may seem like a good, quick choice, but it’s nothing compared to a warm, cheesy pizza fresh out of the oven.

pic 1Donuts—also known as deep-fried parcels of joy—can be made at home if you follow the proper techniques. Make your first batch after consulting our guide!You can make just about anything at home—fried donuts, baked donuts, glazed donuts, filled donuts, cake donuts. Sure, you can make other things besides donuts, but can anything compare to the feeling of pride after you make you first batch of homemade donuts? We’re here to provide the best tips for crafting the perfect donut and to eliminate the stigma of late-night donut-frying extravaganzas.

How to Make Donuts at Home