Winter Recipes

Warm up with our best winter recipes, cooking tips and entertaining ideas. Among our favorite family activities and party ideas, you’ll find hearty, heart-warming comfort foods like soups, casseroles, warm drinks and more.

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Loaded Cowboy Queso

Loaded Cowboy Queso is the ultimate football dip! This easy appetizer loaded with cheese, beer, black beans, tomatoes and sausage is our family's favorite tailgating recipe. I often serve it with homemade tortilla chips sprinkled with taco seasoning. —Becky Hardin, St. Peters, Missouri


Spiced Indian Rusks

Indian cake rusks, or delicious soft cakes, use traditional warm spices and can have add in's like fruit or nuts...


Chilean Beef and Olive Empanadas

Lorain is known as the International City because people came here from all over the world to work. During the...


Simits

These bread treats come from my Turkish heritage and they are commonly eaten for breakfast. You'll find them sold from...

Macau-Style Portuguese Chicken

This comforting golden curry recipe is one of the national dishes of my hometown, Macau. Since moving to Toronto, I...


Yuca Frita con Mojo

Who doesn't love something fried? That's how I first got turned on to yuca, now I cook it regularly. It's...

Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

My kids have multiple food allergies, but these simple mashed potatoes and gravy are easy to make for them. We...


Lazy Cake

This lazy cake will fix that sweet tooth craving. The no-bake treat is made with cookie pieces stirred with hazelnut...


Rib Shack Copycat Mashed Potatoes

Idaho is well known for being the potato state—even our license plates say "Famous Potatoes"! This is my version of...


Gluten-Free Gravy

I love this gluten-free gravy–it's so versatile! It can be used with an everyday meal or aside a holiday feast....

Slow-Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs

These slow-cooker hard-boiled eggs are my go-to for a group. They're a lifesaver and perfect for the holidays! I love...


Orange Sweet Rolls

This orange sweet rolls recipe is so dependable—I make it a lot during the holidays because it’s quick and delicious....



Chipped Beef Cheese Ball

This delicious appetizer is near and dear to our family. It is a symbol of our family's Christmas and New...


Pear Tart

My sister-in-law brought this pretty pastry to dinner one night, and we all went back for seconds. It is truly...

Beef Brisket Tacos

Birthday parties back home were big gatherings of cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents and anyone else we considered family. As soon...


Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

These little cheesecakes make a fun dessert that's just right for cooks who don't have a lot of time for...


Best Ever Fried Chicken Wings

For game days, I shake up these saucy wings. When I run out, friends hover by the snack table until...


Baked French Toast

Any day is special when Mom makes one of her French toast recipes, like this do-ahead baked version. —Jill Baughman,...