(Closed) Comfort food help needed!

posted 7 years ago in Food
Post # 3
8738 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@ASC3: What about corn bread or grits. Or for another protein you could do a gourmet meatloaf or good ol’ shrimp and grits.

Collards are always good as are Brussels sprouts with bacon and onion.

I’m making myself hungry.

Post # 5
214 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

Mac and cheese is always my favorite comfort food. You can ‘dress’ it up with nice cheeses or added ingredients like veggies (peas, mushrooms, tomatoes) or meats (bacon & ham are always good).

My favorite meat comfort food is a good meatloaf.

Post # 7
949 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Cheese grits! I’ve actually had this done as a kind of classy baked thing, with nice sharp cheese baked on the top. Maybe something warm to drink, hot apple cider or something like that? For some reason I’m having trouble thinking of good warm Southern comfort food, maybe it’s because we don’t have so much winter down here. Huh. What you’ve got going sounds great!

Post # 8
2442 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Biscuits, gravy, cornbread, mac and cheese, chicken and ham.

Post # 9
4653 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Mac and Cheese!!! YUMMM (Now im going to have to make some for dinner… lol

Post # 10
2550 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Mac and cheese.  Cheesy Grits.  Ok, I love me some meatloaf and mashed potatoes w/ country gravy.  Oh, you have to have twice baked chicken and biscuits:)

Post # 11
375 posts
Helper bee

Candied sweet potatoes, perhaps? Corn pudding? Pork or beef roast?

Post # 12
4014 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Yeah, were doing something similar with comfort foods: Brisket, mashed potato and mac and cheese bar, green beans, roast chicken or pork loin and warm bread! Its gonna be so YUM

Post # 13
1686 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Mac and cheese, definitely. Maybe stuffing/dressing (you don’t have to bake it in a bird if you’re doing pot pie). I know you don’t want everything fried, but I love fried okra. (Maybe add a vegetarian pot pie, if your guests might appreciate that. I make mine with white beans in it and my dad liked it better than the meat kinds.)

Oh, and dumplings. mmmm.

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