Fuss-Free Comfort Food Recipes

Hello there, friends! I’m Katie Workman. I’m a cookbook author, the Food Writer for the Associated Press, and the creator of The Mom 100. Welcome! I’m so glad you are here. The Mom 100 is chockablock with hundreds of tested and loved recipes and how-to cooking tips that will make you a more confident — and happier! — cook. The theme is comfort food and success in the kitchen…nothing fussy or fancy about it.

Favorite Holiday Recipes

The Best No-Bake Haystack Cookies

Classic Baked Ham

Wild Rice Salad with Cranberries


Roasted Butternut Squash

Nut-Free Snowball Cookies

Milk-Braised Pork

Holiday Side Dish Recipes

Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes

Braised Cauliflower with Anchovies and Capers

Creamed Peas and Pearl Onions

Fresh Green Bean Casserole

Best Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

Maple-Roasted Butternut Squash

Recent Recipes

Milk-Braised Pork


Jewish Crispy Potato Pancakes (Latkes)

Baked Bone-In Chicken Breasts

Best Easy Hot Crab Dip

Roasted Lemon Brussels Sprouts

Katie Workman with apron in kitchen at cutting board.

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