The ultimate in hearty, down-home cooking: (wheat) meat and potatoes.
An elegant soup made of wild rice and cranberries laced with sherry.
This earthy salad is a perfect accompaniment to soup.
Earthy wild rice pairs beautifully with sweet chestnuts.
Risotto isn't difficult to make, though it does require a lot of standing at the stove, stirring away. The end result, however, is delicious and a wonderful comfort food.