There’s truly no one on earth who does comfort food like Ree Drummond (aka The Pioneer Woman). Give her some cheese and some carbs and watch her sing. So when we’re looking for something warm and cozy, we turn to her first. Here are 13 of our favorite comfort-food recipes that are hearty enough for a ranch hand but just as good for a night on the couch.
The Pioneer Woman's 13 Best Comfort-Food Recipes
With sausage, ground beef and three kinds of cheese, of course.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Like a big, fluffy Reese’s.
Perfect Potato Soup
Save this one for a snow day—it’s like an edible space heater.
Freezer-Friendly Shepherd’s Cottage Pie
We’ll eat anything that’s topped with mashed potatoes.
Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Nothing beats a classic.
Spinach Artichoke Pasta
All the cheesy gooeyness of your favorite dip, in pasta form.
Potatoes Au Gratin
Cheese? Check. Cream? Check. Garlic? Check.
Chicken-Fried Steak with Gravy
About as decadent as you can get.
Skip the trip to the diner and make these classic burgers at home.
Creamy Lemon Chicken Piccata
Bonus: It’s ready in 30 minutes.
Chocolate Sheet Cake
Perfect for birthdays. Or Tuesdays (no judgment here).
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Serve with chips, sliced avocado and cheese (of course).
Knock You Naked Brownies
The name pretty much says it all.