Comfort Food: Warm and Homey, Rich and Hearty 
By Rick Rodgers
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Weldon Owen, September 2012
Trade Paperback, 256 pages
ISBN-10: 1616283858
ISBN-13: 9781616283858

Over 100 timeless recipes presenting the essentials of American comfort food, updated to feature quality, seasonal ingredients.

A stack of blueberry pancakes drizzled with syrup, a creamy dish of mac and cheese, hearty spaghetti and meatballs, old-fashioned buttermilk fried chicken, warm peach cobbler with a scoop of vanilla ice cream—no matter what your idea of the ultimate comfort food is, you will discover it in this enticing collection of over 125 recipes for the most treasured American dishes.

For celebrated cookbook author Rick Rodgers, comfort food is all about nostalgic indulgences shared with family and friends. From hearty beef stew to baked ziti with sausage to a towering slice of lemon meringue pie, Rick shares his enthusiasm through personal tales and recipes for hearty, luscious foods that will take you back to childhood.

The rich assortment of recipes in Comfort Food covers every meal throughout the day—breakfast, lunch, supper, and of course, dessert. Beautiful color photography, engaging personal tales, and the story behind each delicious dish will soon have you cooking all the foods you remember from the past.