Feast your eyes: Indulge with these comfort food photos

Jan. 27, 2012 at 10:06 AM ET

Submitted by: Jennifer Hooker /
This is the smoked gouda mac and cheese from Iron Hen Cafe in Greensboro, N.C. I can't begin to describe the flavor punch this packs. Delicious! More at TheOnyxPlate.com.

There's nothing like gorgeous food photos to whet your appetite and inspire the culinary adventurer within you. Each week, we showcase some of the best images from readers who've traveled the globe in search of exciting eats or slaved over the stove to make a luscious creation. Send in your photos below, and be sure to tell us what makes your picture so interesting — including where it was taken and a detailed description of the dish.

This week, we're featuring some soul-warming comfort foods, perfect for some indulgent inspiration.

Submitted by Carolyn Tomlinson /
Strawberry pancake. Found this in Bernice, Oklahoma (Grand Lake of The Cherokees) at a little place called Poppy's. Excellent flavor and texture. Best one I have ever tasted.
Submitted by: Tina Anderson /
Homemade peach pie
MaryJo Anderson /
Melting chocolate dessert from Auberge de la Reine Blanche, Ile St. Louis, Paris

Now it's your turn! Send us photos of fabulous dishes you've made or eaten!