Ultimate Mac 'n Cheese and more cozy recipes to warm up chilly days
Layers of ragù and creamy, nutmeg-scented béchamel are a subtle departure from the familiar cheese-laden lasagna favored by
many Americans; our version is actually closer to authentic Italian lasagna. However, we streamlined the ragù by using sweet
Italian sausage instead of the traditional beef, pork, and/or veal blend.
Lasagna with Sausage Ragù recipe
Rich with ale and caramelized onions, this stew provides a thick, hearty base for the fluffy white dumplings that are dropped
in at the end of cooking.
Beef-Ale Stew and Green Onion--Buttermilk Dumplings recipe
Bacon, fire-roasted tomatoes, and spicy smoked paprika give this easy-to-make chili a deep, complex flavor. While it's great
right after you make it, it's even better the next day.
Recipe: Smoky Beef-and-Bacon Chili
If free-form meat loaf is new to you, here's why we prefer it to the baked-in-a-bread-pan kind: It produces delicious pan
drippings that then become the base for a quick, mushroom-rich gravy. Click here for a great mashed-potato recipe to go alongside.
Porcini Mushroom Meat Loaf with Mushroom Gravy recipe
For a grown-up take on this childhood favorite, we dropped the traditional pastry crust in favor of a no-fuss biscuit topping,
then added cremini mushrooms and fresh thyme to the filling for a little earthiness.
Biscuit-Topped Chicken Potpies recipe