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Lazy lasagna & more sneaky comfort food shortcuts

By Penelope Wall, March 12, 2010 - 12:06am

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Penelope asks: If you could have your favorite comfort food any night of the week, what would it be? What are your genius shortcuts for getting dinner on the table fast?

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special dish from a siclian region works wonderful for summer nights
Fresh chopped tomatoes
fresh Basil leaves (chopped)
extra virgin oil
salt and pepper to taste
Make one night ahead set in frig, boil water for whole wheat pasta before pasta is finished add a little of
the starch water to tomatoes drain pasta and pour over,nice with a side salad or grilled sausage

Anonymous

03/30/2010 - 6:07am

There's nothing like roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy and peas. If I could eat that seven nights a week, I would. Unfortunately, Weight Watchers frowns on that!

Anonymous

03/28/2010 - 4:59pm

Mac and cheese............or pizza or any pasta dish............things I deprive myself of most of the time, but yummy!!

Anonymous

03/25/2010 - 4:18pm

My comfort meal is a nice, juicy meatloaf, mashed potatoes with lots of butter(yummy but I seldom eat as much butter as I would like to), and corn......with a nice slice of beer bread on the side. To me, there is nothing more comforting than this meal, piping hot, on a freezing cold winters night.

Anonymous

03/24/2010 - 11:15am

a chocolate brownie fudge sunda!!!!!!! or thick cheesy pizza!!!!!!! Well actually maybe ravioli!

starwars136

03/24/2010 - 1:36am

Macaroni and Cheese...yummm

Anonymous

03/23/2010 - 10:46pm

Pizza; Everybody likes pizza. The more toppings the better. dmonnig

Anonymous

03/23/2010 - 6:12pm

A healthier chicken fried steak and gravy recipe? I think we can help you out! Check out this recipe from EatingWell's Comfort Foods Made Healthy Cookbook and let us know if it lives up to all of your expectations: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/chicken_fried_steak_gravy.html

Penelope

03/23/2010 - 5:28pm

Well, my very favorite feel goo dmeal is chicken fried steak with cream gravy, mashed potatoes, dressing and green beans. Of course it is about one of the most unhealthy meals in the world, so I wouldn't / couldn't eat it even once a month!

Anonymous

03/23/2010 - 4:47pm

Spaghetti with meat sauce. Brown the beef and open the can. boil noodles and wa la dinnders ready

Anonymous

03/20/2010 - 12:24pm

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