No matter what your idea is of the ultimate comfort food, you will discover it in this enticing collection of over 125 recipes for the most treasured dishes. For celebrated cookbook author Rick Rodgers, comfort food is all about nostalgic indulgences shared with family and friends. From hearty beef stew to baked ziti with sausage to a towering slice of lemon meringue pie, Rick shares his enthusiasm through personal tales and recipes for hearty, luscious foods that will take you back to childhood. The rich assortment of recipes covers every meal throughout the day—breakfast, lunch, supper, and of course, dessert. Beautiful color photography, engaging personal tales, and the story behind each delicious dish will soon have you cooking all the foods you remember from the past.