Tag Archives: comfort food

Banana Bread

My four-year-old has a bee in his bonnet about banana bread. He has been asking me daily if we could make some. Well finally, on this snowy March Sunday, we had the right combination of spare time and brown-freckled bananas. In the March issue of Bon Appetit, I remembered seeing a recipe for banana bread. […]

Hungarian Noodles and Cabbage

I wish I had a lovely story about my grandmother stirring up a pot of this when I was feeling sad, but alas, I don’t. This is an incredible comfort dish, it rivals grilled cheese and tomato soup. The egg noodles are soft, silky, salty, and buttery. The cabbage is sweet, nutty, and caramelized. Combined, […]

Mmmm mmmm good…Tomato Soup

When it was very cold outside or I was just having a rotten day, my mom would often make me cream of tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich (cut in half, on the diagonal, for easy dipping.) The soup was served very hot, and a small bit of butter was dropped in at the […]