Best Comfort Food Recipes

Comfort Food for Dinner

These hearty dinners practically cook themselves―whether in a slow cooker or simmering effortlessly on the stove.

By Jane Kirby
Chicken With Bacon, Mushroom, and OnionsSusie Cushner

The chicken cooks slowly in the oven until falling-apart tender in this easy version of coq au vin.

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These recipes require just a little prep work and, in a few cases, some post-pot finessing to produce delicious, easily reheatable dinners. Don't have a slow cooker? Make these meals in the oven or on the stove.

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