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    Let's Cook Comfort Food

    Let's Cook Comfort Food

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    Dress up canned tuna with cannellini beans and orzo for a pasta dish that packs in the protein.

    Skillet Orzo with Tuna : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

    Homemade white clam pizza--on a weeknight. The secrets to this sophisticated-sounding (but simple) recipe are canned clams and refrigerated pizza dough.

    White Clam Pizza : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

    Get the same savory and creamy taste of chicken Cordon Bleu by putting the classic stuffing, made with Gruyère cheese and ham, on the OUTSIDE instead.

    Inside-Out Chicken Cordon Bleu : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

    Plenty of veggies and a few well-placed nips and tucks turn the typically calorie-laden dish, sweet and sour chicken, into a light, tasty and healthy meal.

    Sweet and Sour Chicken : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

    Bring the campfire indoors with easy 5-ingredient Toasted Marshmallow S'mores Bars. Sponsored by @Walmart.

    Warm Toasted Marshmallow S'mores Bars : Food Network

    To prepare this rustic soup, add plump cheese tortellini to an aromatic broth. Serve hot with grated Parmesan and crusty Italian bread to cure those winter blues.

    Spinach Tortellini Soup : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

    Homemade tomato soup is so much better than the canned variety. Enriched with herbs and bacon, this hearty version is remarkably easy to make.

    Creamy Tomato Soup : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

    Recipe of the Day: Rachael's Quick Lemon Chicken Busy weekdays may have you yearning for take-out, but Rachael's quick-fix chicken dish is faster (and better) than anything you'd ever call out for. Cooking chicken with lemon curd and lemon zest is an easy way to bring on bright, big flavor in no time.

    Lemon Chicken : Rachael Ray : Food Network

    Update this dish while still keeping the classic elements: crisp broccoli, juicy chicken and tasty Parmesan sauce.

    Stuffed Chicken Divan with a Sherry Dijon Sauce : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

    You'll never miss the mounds of butter in this lightened-up take on an oft-heavy classic. What this dish lacks in fat, it makes up for in flavor with loads of lemon and garlic.

    Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

    Silky cream sauce, shredded chicken, a five-star rating and nearly 1,200 user reviews. What's not to love about this casserole?

    Chicken Tetrazzini : Giada De Laurentiis : Food Network

    Give your classic beef stew recipe a facelift.Thyme, ginger and a mixture of other spices create an incredibly flavorful dish inspired by the Carribbean.

    Slow-Cooker Caribbean Beef Stew : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

    Make this wintertime classic with chicken thighs rather than breasts; they're less expensive and stand up well to low, slow cooking without drying out.

    Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

    This is one of those "set it and forget it" recipes. Just throw everything into the slow cooker, sit back and you'll end up with fork-tender beef mixed with whole grains and hearty veggies.

    Slow-Cooker Beef and Barley : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

    Want to know Melissa's secret to this ultimate meat-and-potatoes dish? She browns the ground beef and vegetables in bacon drippings, then blankets the entire casserole in a cloud of garlicky mashed potatoes.

    Shepherd's Pie : Melissa d'Arabian : Food Network

    Sour cream and Dijon mustard add a welcome tang to creamy stroganoff sauce; the flavors are further rounded out by earthy cremini mushrooms.

    Beef Stroganoff : Ree Drummond : Food Network

    It's all about the balance of sweet and savory in these potluck-ready, 5-star rated meatballs.

    Comfort Meatballs : Ree Drummond : Food Network

    Hope you're hungry! Ree opts for cube steaks in this cowboy favorite, and serves them with mashed potatoes and creamy country gravy.

    Chicken Fried Steak with Gravy : Ree Drummond : Food Network

    From the queen of comfort, here's a warming stew packed with the stick-to-your-ribs goodness of fork-tender chunks of beef and veggies. This hearty dish is sure to get you through winter's darkest days.

    Beef Stew with Root Vegetables : Ree Drummond : Food Network

    The addition of beer and harissa make this macaroni and cheese anything but ordinary.

    Beer Cheese and Mac : Damaris Phillips : Food Network

    Kick your canned soup habit and adopt our surprisingly easy homemade version instead; it's infinitely better than the prepared stuff.

    Tomato Bisque : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network

    Layered with brandy, dry sherry and sweet onions, Ina's soup staple is best soaked up with crusty bread.

    French Onion Soup : Ina Garten : Food Network

    Each spoonful of this savory cold-weather dish is chock-full of tender chicken-thigh morsels, potatoes and white corn.

    Chunky Chicken Chowder : Sunny Anderson : Food Network

    Put down the applesauce: these orange-glazed pork chops don't need any help.

    Asian Marinated Pork Chops : Melissa d'Arabian : Food Network

    These bars are no-bake and no-stress, and with some creative substitutions, they're even healthier for you. Win-win-win.

    No-Bake Peanut Butter-Chocolate Bars : Food Network Kitchen : Food Network