Here are some recipe ideas for those cold winter nights when you're craving a warm and comforting dinner. These satisfying dinners are good for larger groups, and the leftovers usually get even more delicious.
This slow-braised lamb shanks recipe produces incredibly flavorful, succulent, fork-tender meat. Lamb shanks make a great hearty dinner, and reheat beautifully.
Americans love casseroles, and this shepherd's pie recipe ranks right up there for its ease, frugality, and homey goodness. Shepherd's pie recipes are traditionally done with lamb, but are also great with ground turkey and beef.
Cacciatore means "hunter" in Italian, and this classic chicken stew is rustic, easy to make, and delicious. Chicken cacciatore is great served over pasta, rice, or polenta, and is a perfect recipe when you want big flavors on a small budget.
This traditional beef pot roast recipe is one of America's slow-cooked favorites. The aromatic root vegetables scent the tender beef, and the long, slow braising results in a heavenly sauce. This beef pot roast recipe is easy to make, and perfect for a family dinner.
By using green salsa, you can have an authentic tasting chili verde without the slicing and dicing! This incredibly delicious pork stew is a southwestern classic, and is wonderful served over rice.
This stuffed cabbage rolls recipe is an Italian-American twist on an Eastern European classic. In addition to savory beef, the rice in the stuffing soaks up all the delicious flavors as the cabbage rolls slowly braise.
This southwestern pepper and chicken stew recipe is as comforting as it is simple. You can make it as spicy as you like by using any combination of sweet and hot peppers. This chicken stew is great served with rice, or tortillas.
This pot-roasted beef chuck recipe really shows how great just a few ingredients can be. The beef is roasted long and slow with aromatic vegetables, and the result is fork-tender chuck roast topped with delicious natural juices.
This slowly braised beef short ribs recipe is one of those melt-in-your-mouth dishes that will warm you from the inside out. The sherry in this recipe adds a subtle sweetness to the short ribs, and also makes a great sauce. These short ribs are perfect served with rice, noodles, or mashed potatoes.
This Italian braised pork sandwich is a take-off on the American classic - Sloppy Joes. The pork is cooked slowly in the delicious sauce and served hot on a roll. This is a great hot sandwich, and the braised pork mixture can be made days ahead of time.