Snow day recipes?

I'm snowed in and feel like cooking. Suggestions?

  • Posted by: KimW
  • January 21, 2012
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Amanda Hesser
Amanda Hesser January 21, 2012

Snowing here as well. I just made buttermilk and yogurt pancakes from Marion Cunningham's "The Breakfast Book." How about bread or looking in your freezer for meats and making a stew?

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The Lighter Cook
The Lighter Cook January 21, 2012

I made WW Applesauce Bread this morning - 2 loaves cooling on the rack.
Sweet Potato, Black Bean Chili for dinner.

I made Butternut Squash soup yesterday for lunches over the next few days.
1 butternut squash, split and seeds removed, roast with 1 quarted onion, 1/4 cup low sodium veg stock.
Cool, add squash pulp, onions and left over stock to 4 cups of stock in a soup pot, add 1-2 tsp of garam masala or curry powder and turmeric, cook until warm, use immersion blender to puree.

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Slow Cooked Pittsburgh
Slow Cooked Pittsburgh January 21, 2012

Snowing here too! So far I've made: big pot of spicy chili, cornbread, banana cranberry bread, oatmeal cookies (chocolate chip and raisin), about to make a cake and then have a lamb shoulder and some boneless pork butt ribs, I'm thinking stew with mashed potatoes and some sort of slow cooked barbeque. (Good thing I have a puppy who loves to play in the snow, otherwise I'd be rolling out the door by spring!!!).

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lorigoldsby
lorigoldsby January 21, 2012

SKK posted a similar question a few days ago..

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nutcakes
nutcakes January 21, 2012

As we have had a hot streak with temps up to 85 in L.A. I can't really say (bwaaaahaha), but I like to do a 40 clove garlic chicken or a braised shortribs over polenta or cornmeal cakes a la Paula Wolfert. And Baking for sure.

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sdebrango
sdebrango January 21, 2012

Made potato dinner rolls that will be used as buns for sliders for tomorrows Giants game!

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Slow Cooked Pittsburgh
Slow Cooked Pittsburgh January 21, 2012

I just love potato rolls. :)

sdebrango
sdebrango January 21, 2012

So agree they are wonderful!

Sam1148
Sam1148 January 21, 2012

"Snow days" around here usually involved a massive power-outage. We tend to get more icestorm stuff than fluffy snow.

So normally it's scrambling the day before getting gas for the grill, Kerosene for lamps and heater and fresh items (fruits, milk, etc) because it's been known knock out power for a week. Anything we make is usually 'on the fly, what's the freezer, depending on how bad it is.

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MTMitchell
MTMitchell January 21, 2012

We had snow last night.... And spaghetti and meatballs!

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PistachioDoughnut
PistachioDoughnut January 22, 2012

I had Rajma chawal - Kidney beans cooked with tomatoes /onions (quite similar to chili ) with cumin rice...

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