Archive for Comfort

Butternut Squash Tortellini Bake

The waffle iron is broken (probably from overuse!), I was out of bacon and most of the cheese in the house was depleted. In fact, the refrigerator and pantry were looking pretty bare, so what follows is a vegetarian style dish.

Butternut Squash Tortellini Bake via Real Food by Dad

Yep, vegetarian. I know, gasp. I did that too when I realized my protein intake would be in the negative as I was making this. But then . . .

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Beef Pot Pies

October 16, 2014  |  Beef, Comfort, Dinner, Easy, Pockets, Potato, Savory, Vegetables  |  83 Comments

You knew it had to happen—the follow-up to the easy chicken pot pie are these beef pot pies. It took me a few turns at this before I got the recipe right, but I know you will love this. As for making them minis, well I knew from the onset I would make them this way after seeing these.

Mini Beef Pot Pie via Real Food by Dad

And I know feeding mini anything to my lazy-eater Cole increases his consumption. Why this is I haven’t exactly figured out, but it works, so I don’t want to jinx it.

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Slow-Cooker Caribbean Beef Stew

September 16, 2014  |  Beef, Comfort, Dinner, Easy, Savory, Slow Cook, Vegetables  |  80 Comments

Don’t be fooled by the humble appearance of this stew. It’s one of my favorite comfort dishes that’s punched up with some of my favorite flavors, like Caribbean allspice and thyme.

SLOW COOKER BEEF STEW VIA REAL FOOD BY DAD

The best part of this dish is that it’s a slow-cooker recipe.

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