Recipes

7 Summer Comfort Foods You Must Make Before the Season's Over

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 11:36 AM, August 17, 2015

Rachael Ray Show

Aired August 17, 2015

As much as we hate it to say, summer's just about over. Which means you have only a few more weeks to enjoy all the delicious comfort foods the season has to offer.

We've pulled together seven recipes that will truly make your stomach growl for seconds. Try one (or all!) this week.

Grant's Red Velvet Blueberry Cobbler

If you really want to get creative in the kitchen this month, try Grant's super-fun (and affordable!) recipe, which combines a classic seasonal fruit (blueberries) with your everyday box of red velvet cake mix. It's the delicious upgrade your summer has been waiting for.

Curtis Stone's Crepes with Homemade Ricotta and Maple Strawberry Syrup

Start your morning on a delicious note by making this savory, mouth-watering treat from our good friend chef Curtis Stone. Whether you're making it for a loved one or your whole family, it's sure to win you rave reviews in the kitchen.

Sweetie Pie's Mac 'n Cheese

No matter what season we're in, mac 'n cheese is a go-to meal for all-things comfort. This recipe from the star of OWN's 'Welcome to Sweetie' is an especially good one to make during the summer, as it offers that warm, comforting foodie feeling you can only find down South. Try it tonight!

John Besh's Grandmother's Fried Chicken

And speaking of the South: This recipe is a longstanding tradition in New Orleans native John Besh's family, and a must-have for any warm-weather menu. Seriously, what would summer be without some fried chicken?!

Buffalo Corn Dog Waffles

Corn dogs + waffles = basically the most comforting recipe you'll find all summer. It's enough to make you wish winter away for good.

Kelsey Nixon's Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Want to enjoy a summer staple AND stretch out your dollar? This recipe does just that by showing you five different meals you can make using the same pulled pork recipe. From pulled pork sandwiches to pork ragu, there's something here for everyone to love.

Grant's Camouflage Ice Cream

You can't end summer without having ice cream, and this brand-new recipe offers the perfect chance to go out with a bang. Not only is it delicious, it's also a great way to spend time in the kitchen with your kids, especially after a long week at school.