Our Favorite Comfort Food Recipes

Warm Fire and a Warm Meal to Beat the Winter Chill

There’s something truly special about enjoying comfort food in front of a warm fire. The crackling of the flames, the cozy ambiance, and the comforting aroma create the perfect environment for savoring delicious dishes. And what better way to enhance the entire experience than by using EnviroLog FireLogs?

EnviroLog FireLogs are an excellent choice for creating a warm and inviting fire. Made from 100% recycled materials without any added petroleum, they are eco-friendly and produce less ash and emissions compared to traditional firewood. The clean burn ensures that your comfort food experience is not only satisfying but also environmentally conscious.

Picture this: you’ve spent the day in the chilly winter weather, and now it’s time to unwind in front of a roaring fire. As the flames dance and the FireLog produces a steady warmth, you can settle in and enjoy your favorite comfort foods.

Imagine biting into a mouthwatering grilled cheese sandwich paired with a bowl of chicken noodle soup. The gooey melted cheese, the crispy bread, and the rich flavors of the soup complement the comforting crackling of the fire. With EnviroLog FireLogs, you can indulge guilt-free, knowing that you’re not sacrificing the environment for your cozy experience.

Or perhaps you prefer digging into a steaming bowl of creamy macaroni and cheese. The combination of tender pasta and melted cheddar cheese is the ultimate comfort food. With the warmth from the fire filling the room, every bite becomes even more satisfying.

For those who adore savory and tender meats, a slow-cooked pot roast or a simmering beef stew is the epitome of comfort. As the flavors meld together and the meat becomes irresistibly tender, the ambiance of the fire adds an extra layer of enjoyment to every bite. And with EnviroLog FireLogs, you can rest assured that your fire is efficient and environmentally friendly, making your meal time feel even more memorable.

So, as winter settles in, gather around the fire and savor your favorite comfort food. With EnviroLog FireLogs, you can enjoy the warmth, ambience, and satisfaction of comfort food without compromising the environment. Indulge in these simple pleasures while basking in the glow of a crackling fire – it’s an experience that warms both body and soul.

Here are a few of our favorite comfort food recipes for cold weather:

Classic Homemade Chili (serve without ground beef for a vegetarian option!)

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 2 cans (15 oz each) dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) pinto beans
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven, brown the ground beef over medium heat. Drain any excess fat.
  2. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the pot, and cook until the onion is translucent and fragrant.
  3. Stir in the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, kidney beans, chili powder, cumin, red pepper flakes, and dried oregano. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Bring the chili to a simmer, then reduce the heat to low. Cover and let it cook for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together. You can cook it for longer if desired, or even transfer the mixture to a slow cooker and let it cook on low for several hours.
  5. Serve the chili hot with your favorite toppings, such as shredded cheese, sour cream, chopped green onions, or diced jalapenos.

This is an easy, classic and hearty chili. Feel free to adjust the seasonings and spice level to your preference. For extra “pizzazz” serve it with warm, crusty bread.

Southern Fave: Chicken Pot Pie

Ingredients

  • 1/3cup butter
  • 1/3cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/3cup chopped onion
  • 1/2teaspoon salt
  • 1/4teaspoon pepper
  • 1 3/4cups chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 1/2to 3 cups cut-up cooked chicken or turkey
  • 1box (10 oz) frozen peas and carrots
  • 1box (14.1 oz) refrigerated Pie Crusts (2 Count), softened as directed on box
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, onion, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly with whisk, until mixture is bubbly; remove from heat. Stir in broth and milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in chicken and peas and carrots; remove from heat.
  2. Heat oven to 425°F. Roll 1 pie crust into 13-inch square. Ease into ungreased 9-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish. Pour chicken mixture into crust-lined casserole dish.
  3. Roll remaining pie crust into 11-inch square. Cut out designs with 1-inch cookie cutter. Place square over chicken mixture. Arrange cutouts on top crust. Turn edges of pie crust under; flute edge.
  4. Bake about 35 minutes or until golden brown.
Classic Chicken Noodle Soup:

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb of boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 8 cups of chicken broth
  • 4 medium carrots, chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper, or to taste
  • 8 oz of egg noodles, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. In a stockpot or a large pot, add the chicken breasts, chicken broth, chopped carrots,

chopped celery, chopped onion, minced garlic, bay leaves, thyme, oregano, salt, and black pepper. Add enough water to cover the chicken by about 1 inch.

  1. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low and let it simmer for about 20-30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  2. Remove the chicken breasts from the soup and shred them into bite-size pieces using two forks. Discard the bay leaves.
  3. Add the egg noodles to the soup and let it cook for another 10-12 minutes until the noodles are tender.
  4. Return the shredded chicken to the soup and let it cook for another 2-3 minutes until heated through.
  5. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley before serving. Enjoy!

This winter dinner idea provides a hearty meal and is perfect for a cold day when you need something warm and comforting. It’s also a great way to use up leftover chicken. You can adjust the seasoning and add extra vegetables to your liking. It’s a delicious meal that the whole family will love.

These delicious recipes paired with a warm, cozy Fire with EnviroLog Firelogs are perfect for cold weather. Each provides warmth, comfort, and a variety of flavors to enjoy during the winter months.

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