Cozy Cuisine from PBS Food 

Cozy Cuisine from PBS Food 

With temperatures in the single digits, we could all use a few ways to keep warm this winter. Ward off the cold with some of our favorite cozy recipes from PBS Food, and take advantage of the time indoors to spice up your collection of comfort dishes by experimenting with cuisines from around the world! From classic soups to reimagined pastas, grab a spoon and let’s dive in:

Lasagna Soup with Garlic Knots

What do you do when you are in the mood for lasagna, but you have neither the time nor the energy that it requires? You make lasagna soup, of course, and satisfy that craving in a fraction of the time. Learn more about the recipe: https://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/lasagna-soup-with-garlic-knots/.

This recipe was shared by Leanna in episode 3 of season 2 of The Great American Recipe. Watch it now: https://watch.cetconnect.org/video/episode-3-a8bjrj/.


Garbanzo Shakshouka

Have this garbanzo shakshouka dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner! It’s a versatile meal that can be eaten at any time. This recipe is courtesy of Adrianna Adarme of Fresh Tastes.

Learn more: https://pbs.org/food/recipes/garbanzo-shakshouka/.


Southern Smoke Mac & Cheese

Bambi Daniels’ recipe has been passed down for generations, each generation adding their own twist. This staple of southern/soul comfort food highlights her southern roots and shows gratitude to her elders for what they taught her. Learn more about the recipe: https://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/southern-smoke-mac-cheese/.

This recipe from Bambi appears in The Great American Recipe: If I Were a Recipe. Watch it now with Passport: https://watch.cetconnect.org/video/if-i-were-a-recipe-zp114q/.


Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls

Try baking sweet potato cinnamon rolls for a different, delicious breakfast treat. A quick tip when making this recipe is to make the sweet potato puree and dough first. Then make the filling and frosting while the dough is being refrigerated. Learn more about the recipe: https://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/sweet-potato-cinnamon-rolls/.

This recipe was shared by Brad Cecchi on Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh. Watch it now: https://watch.cetconnect.org/video/sweet-potatoes-rikpf3/.


Green Pozole

A very popular Mexican dish, pozole is a soup made with hominy, peppers and meat and garnished with crisp vegetables. Learn more about the recipe: https://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/green-pozole/.

This recipe from Silvia is featured in The Great American Recipe: Family. Watch it now with Passport: https://watch.cetconnect.org/video/family-wugmxi/.


Chicken ‘n Beef Andouille Sausage Gumbo

In Flavors That Define Us, Toyin Alli explains to Lidia Bastianich, “My father is from Nigeria, and my mother is African-American. My dad basically brought five recipes with him from Nigeria, and we made those often. We also blended in my mother’s Southern cooking, and this dish represents my blended heritage.” Learn more about the recipe: https://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/chicken-n-beef-andouille-sausage-gumbo/.

This recipe is courtesy of Lidia Celebrates America: Flavors that Define Us. Watch it now with Passport: https://watch.cetconnect.org/video/lidia-celebrates-america-flavors-that-define-us-m9jloq/.


Spiced Apple Walnut Pancakes

Borrowing technique from carrot cake, these apple spiced walnut pancakes will get you in the mood for cold weather. This recipe is courtesy of Adrianna Adarme of Fresh Tastes. Learn more: https://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/spiced-apple-walnut-pancakes/.


Okra Soup

This dish is a favorite accompaniment for eating fufu throughout West Africa. Diced okra pods are mixed with sliced green vegetable leaves and any variety of meat and fish. Learn more about this recipe: https://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/okra-soup/.

This recipe comes from Michelle Kavachi Ukegbu, featured No Passport Required: Houston. Watch it now with Passport: https://watch.cetconnect.org/video/houston-f8qe5e/.


Pastelon

Originally called pastel horneado, or baked pie, it is believed that mid-century when Puerto Ricans mingled with Italians in NYC the dish evolved into a Latin version of Lasagnas. Learn more about the recipe:  https://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/pastelon/.

This recipe from Irma appears in The Great American Recipe: If I Were a Recipe. Watch it now with Passport: https://watch.cetconnect.org/video/if-i-were-a-recipe-zp114q/.