10 Winter Comfort Foods

January 25, 2013

It's safe to say that we've moved from the "resolution enthusiasm" stage of winter to the "hibernation" stage. So let's just resolve to make some comfort food, shall we? Whether it's melty cheese, soul-warming soup, or chocolate cake that makes you feel warm and fuzzy on the inside, we've got 10 ways to find refuge from harsh weather and biting cold in the comfort of your kitchen. 

Martha Stewart's Macaroni and Cheese from Genius Recipes

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Homemade Green Bean Casserole from Brooke's Kitchen

bean casserole

Turkey Pot Pie for Another Day from Jennifer Ann

pot pie

Heavenly Oatmeal Molasses Rolls from monkeymom


Hunter's-Style Chicken from lastnightsdinner


Ode to the Caseus Truck Grilled Cheese from mrslarkin

grilled cheese

French Onion Soup from wcfoodies

FO Soup

Smoky Minestrone with Tortellini and Parsley or Basil Pesto from WinnieAb


Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese from Sonali aka The Foodie Physician


Nigella Lawson's Dense Chocolate Loaf Cake from Genius Recipes

chocolate cake

More comfort food -- and drinks:

 spring rolls  mulled wine  pizza

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Tell us: What are your ultimate winter comfort foods?

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Marian Bull

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Advika A. December 21, 2017
I really love these blogs. I've read of some these blogs and follow a few of one.Thanks for sharing these great list. I would love to have my blog (https://www.ehealthyguides.... considered for the next list! :) Thanks and fingers crossed :)
Christina @. January 25, 2013
What? No Sticky Toffee Pudding! This is my favorite dessert in cold weather...and it's sort of healthy with the dates in there too! ;)