Archive for the ‘Comfort Food’ Category

Fluffbutt Pancakes

Weird name, yes. Fluffy- and they go straight to your butt. Fluffbutt Pancakes Ingredients 1 c white rice flour ½ c cornstarch ½ c mochiko ¼ c sugar 1 tbsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp xanthan gum 2 large eggs 1 c milk (or lactose free for FODMAP) ¼ c vegetable oil 1 […]

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All Day Mince and Tatties

This is a comfort food dish. Bland and meant to make you warm and full when you feel tired. All Day Mince and Tatties Ingredients 2 lb ground beef 2 small onions, minced 4 lb potatoes, chunked 1 ½ tbsp. lemon juice 1 ½ c baby peas 1 ½ c diced carrots 4 c beef […]

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Beef Paprikash

Another simple, comforting Hungarian dish that I like to throw on when I want the entire house to smell amazing. Beef Paprikash Instructions 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 pounds beef rump roast, cut into 1″ pieces 2 onions, halved and sliced 1 teaspoon fine sea salt 4 cloves garlic, finely diced 2 red or green […]

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Americanized Plov

For years I called this Plov. I know that it isn’t traditional. You can go from village to village in Hungary and have 8- different variations. However, a fellow blogger was very rude and informed me that any Hungarian worth their salt would spit in it because it wasn’t plov. Apparently my plov caused much […]

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Steak & Cheese Tartiflette

Traditionally a tartiflette is kind of like a French potato au gratin dish with the only meat being lardon. I’ve taken the dish and done a twist on it to elevate the meal from a side dish to a main course casserole. I’ve tried variations on the meat including pork and hamburger, but the steak […]

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Arroz Con Pollo (Chicken & Yellow Rice)

My mother is very picky when it comes to what she deems ethnic food. She tends to cook very North-Eastern American: lots of broiled dinners and baked food that has minimal spices and lots and lots of water. I am very much the opposite. When it comes to food profiles I like zing. I like […]

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Laundry Day Soup

I have days that are so busy that I need to throw something on the stove and just leave it. In fact, most days are like that. More often than not, these are the days that I find myself rooting through leftovers until I find ‘agreeable-like’ and toss them in a pot. The key to […]

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Traditional Roast Beef Hash (And Quick Gravy Recipe)

When most people think of roast beef hash, they think of this gelatinous stuff that comes out of a can or this greasy stuff served up in a diner. Real hash is nothing like it. It is a comfort food, which means that it might not be exactly healthy for you to eat all of […]

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Hungarian Sausage And Paprika Potatoes Skillet

At least once a week, this meal ends up being cooked in my house. It is the go to comfort food. I’ve tried several different varieties of sausage, but the favorite to date is Aidell’s Chicken and Apple Sausage (it adds a subtle sweet flavor that really uplifts the paprika and caramelized onions). If you […]

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