Spaghetti and Meatballs

For a bowl of Italian comfort, make Rachael Ray's Spaghetti and Meatballs recipe from 30 Minute Meals on Food Network.

The Best Chili

There are a thousand ways to make chili, but this is the quintessential, totally classic version. We used ground beef, kidney beans and the perfect blend of spices. You can slather it on hot dogs and burgers...

Simple, Perfect Chili

Ree Drummond's Simple, Perfect Chili recipe from The Pioneer Woman on Food Network will be a new comfort-food favorite for your family.

Lemon Chicken Breasts

Tonight, try Ina Garten's surprisingly easy Lemon Chicken Breasts, infused with the flavors of France's Provence region, from Barefoot Contessa on Food Network.

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Taking the time to make a smooth, thick gravy for this slow-cooked dinner is worth it. As the pot roast cooks, the water and juices from the vegetables and meat will thin the gravy out, creating just the...

Roasted Cornish Game Hens

Go for a different kind of bird by stuffing and cooking the Neelys' Roasted Cornish Game Hens recipe from Down Home with the Neelys on Food Network.

Chicken Parmigiana

Bobby Flay goes Italian with his recipe for mouthwatering Chicken Parmigiana, from Boy Meets Grill on Food Network. Try panko breadcrumbs for a lighter crust.

Baked Baby Back Ribs

Even a barbeque purist cannot scoff at these foil-wrapped, baked and glazed baby back ribs. They're satisfyingly sweet, savory, smoky and flavorful. The meat falls off the bones! Baking in foil also reduces...

Chicken Broccoli Casserole

Fix Trisha Yearwood's cheesy Chicken Broccoli Casserole recipe, from Trisha's Southern Kitchen on Food Network, as a comforting make-ahead meal.

Perfect Pot Roast

Feed your family with Ree Drummond's Perfect Pot Roast recipe from Food Network. Fresh rosemary and thyme add rich, herbal resonance to this hearty roast.

Cioppino

Giada De Laurentiis' Cioppino, an Italian-American fisherman's stew, is a lighter alternative to heavy holiday meals, from Everyday Italian on Food Network.

Meat Loaf

Nothing says classic comfort like Ina Garten's Meatloaf recipe from Barefoot Contessa on Food Network.

Mushroom Pasta

Any mushrooms will work in this recipe.

Instant Pot Cuban Mojo Pork

This Instant Pot take on the classic Cuban lechon asado means you get all the flavors of tender shredded pork shoulder in a fraction of the time. The mojo marinade, loaded with garlic and onion, is typically...

The Best Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala is thought to have been created by a Bangladeshi chef in Glasgow in the 1960s. It's a spicy, tomato-based dish seasoned with garlic, ginger, fenugreek and garam masala. In this recipe...

Classic Crispy Waffles

The secret to these super-crispy waffles is using a little vegetable shortening. Make a large batch on the weekend, then grab and reheat on a rushed morning.

Goulash

Not to be confused with the Hungarian dish of paprika-spiced stewed meat and vegetables, this American version of goulash, also referred to as "slumgullion," is made with ground beef and pasta. The beef...

Texas Oven Roasted Beef Brisket

Dig into some serious barbecue with this Texas Oven-Roasted Beef Brisket recipe from Food Network. The meat is rubbed with chili, mustard and garlic powders.

Perfect Roast Turkey

Use lemon, garlic and thyme to flavor Ina Garten's Perfect Roast Turkey recipe from Barefoot Contessa on Food Network, great for the holidays or just dinner.

Sausage, Peppers and Onions

Giada De Laurentiis combines Italian Sausage, Peppers and Onions for a tasty Italian-style sandwich, from Everyday Italian on Food Network.

The Best Meatloaf

We opted for an all-beef meatloaf rather than the traditional mix of beef, veal and pork because we wanted that satisfying big beef flavor. Milk adds richness and tenderizes the meat, preventing it from...

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Seared Scallops

For a seafood supper tonight, try Alton Brown's foolproof Seared Scallops recipe. The trick is to add a touch of butter to the pan for a golden sear.

Deviled Chicken Thighs

These easy chicken thighs get a crisp coating with panko and devilish heat from Dijon mustard, paprika and cayenne pepper.

Swiss Steak

For dinner tonight, try Alton Brown's Swiss Steak cutlets from Good Eats on Food Network, cooked in bacon drippings and smothered in an oniony beef gravy.

Duck a l'Orange

Traditional recipes for Duck a l'Orange call for bitter Seville oranges to provide the right note of dissonance to match the recipe's sweetness. When I can't find Seville oranges, I look for kumquats;...

Mushroom and Cheese Omelet

Feel free to whisk a tablespoon of minced fresh herbs into the eggs before they go in the pan--parsley, chives, tarragon and chervil are some classic choices (alone or in combination). Another rich, creamy...