Looking for winter recipes? Long cold nights and frigid snowy days send us burrowing into our homes with warm comforting foods. Winter means hearty root vegetables, deep dark greens, in long slow braises, stews and roasts plus recipes for the holiday season as well.
Nutmeg Cookies with Buttered Rum Frosting
These cookies will make a special addition to your next holiday party.
Saffron and peanuts add unusual flavor to this easy stew. Serve with a crusty bread and a Pinot Noir.
Red Potato Stew
Beef broth gives this wintry stew an unusual flavor. Serve this with a green salad and crusty bread for a Sunday night supper.
Cinnamon-Honey Orange Slices
What could be simpler as a snack or dessert than honey, cinnamon and orange slices.
Chicken Baked with Pumpkin and Peanuts
Pumpkin or butternut squash is cubed and cooked with savory baked chicken pieces.
Santa’s Little Walnut Helpers
Topping: In small mixing bowl stir together sugar, sour cream and cinnamon until smooth. Stir in walnuts; set aside. Dough: In mixing bowl bream butter…
Tomato-Fennel Chicken Thighs
Braised chicken thighs are dressed up with a sauce of tomatoes and fennel seed and served with cauliflower.
Chicken Tagine with Apricots, Olives and Almonds
Apricots, almonds and olives add punch to this chicken braise.
Maple Cookies with Chopped Walnuts
Maple syrup brings a taste of fall to these buttery walnut cookies.
Walnut-Dusted Oven-Baked Apples and Pears
Baked apples and pears make a great fall or winter dessert.
As one of the great compliments to any fall or winter meal, this lower saturated fat and calorie version of stuffing provides a delicious option for cooks. “Use a really tasty whole wheat bread,” suggests creator Mollie Katzen, “The better the bread, the better the result!”
Brilliant Mushroom Gravy
This smart take on the classic gravy recipe is sure to be a perfect compliment to any fall or winter dinner.
Intensely Gingery Gingerbread
Fresh ginger makes this a deeper-flavored version than you might have grown up eating.
Squash with Walnuts and Thyme
Enjoy this seasonal favorite without any of the excess fat and calories
Acorn Squash Stuffed with Walnut-Apple Basmati Pilaf
Acorn squash was meant to be stuffed. It’s filled here with basmati rice, caramelized onions, garlic, walnuts, apples and dried cherries. Put this on a plate, and your dinner companions will feel, if not like royalty, then at least very well cared for.