Forget Banana Bread…Try Making These Comfort Food Recipes This Week!

Raise your hand if you’ve made at least one loaf of banana bread or sourdough bread since quarantine started? No judgement here. But if you’re officially over the baked goods, why not use this time to expand your skills in the kitchen and try your hand at something new? Using this time to try out new recipes you normally wouldn’t make on a weeknight is so much fun. Learn new tips and tricks and you’ll never even notice you’re desperately missing your favorite restaurant.

Duck Fat Fries with Duck Confit and Kimchi

OK, I’m vegetarian and even I have to admit this looks bananas. Duck fat fries are super popular at your more upscale gastropubs and breweries and now you can make them at home. Crispy and flavorful homemade French fries are cooked in duck fat and topped with shredded, tender duck confit, seasoned rice vinegar, mayonnaise, kimchi and green onions for a twist on loaded fries. 


Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Missing your favorite Italian restaurant? This recipe is surprisingly quick and easy to make.


Chicken Pot Pie with Puff Pastry Crust

Use whatever veggies you have on hand to make this classic comfort food dish.


Lobster Mac + Cheese

Homemade mac and cheese is heaven. Homemade lobster mac and cheese? Well, that’s just too good to be true. If you need a decadent meal that’s sure to impress, this dish has you covered.


Miso Glazed Halibut with Baby Bok Choy and Sake Butter Sauce

This is a meal that not only tastes amazing, but looks like it came from a Michelin-starred restaurant.


Fancy BLT Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Fontina cheese, roasted honey garlic mayo and sun-dried tomato pesto take this from a lunch sandwich to a “holy crap, I’m eating this every night” sandwich.


French Onion Potato Soup

Nothing says classic comfort food like a gooey bowl of French onion soup. This version also adds in potatoes for a heartier meal while still maintaining the buttery goodness your heart desires.


Oven-Fried Chicken with Waffles and White Pepper Gravy

This is an upscale version of a classic comfort food dish. Eat it for brunch or for dinner. Or both! No judgement here.



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Author: Samantha Welker

Samantha Welker is the business manager at Glitter Guide. She has an Master's in Corporate Finance & Sustainability from Harvard Business School but prefers working in the creative industry. She also hosts a weekly business podcast for creative women called Pretty Okay Podcast. She loves spending time with her husband and her son, Rocky, in sunny San Diego. Follow along on Instagram