Comfort Food Recipes

No one will guess that these home-cooked, delicious classics are lightened versions of your favorites. Just as satisfying, without the bad nutrition stats, you'll learn to love these comfort recipes all over again.

Comfort Food Side Dish Recipes

Sweet or salty, crunchy or creamy, these comfort food extras include everything from savory to sweet.

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Southerners are well acquainted with the joys of okra, especially the crunchy-tender combination that results from deep-frying the pods.
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Oven-Fried Okra

Southerners are well acquainted with the joys of okra, especially the crunchy-tender combination that results from deep-frying the pods. But anyone can enjoy this dish, which keeps all the crunch and dispenses with the grease.

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