February is the shortest month for a reason, yes? But while dark and cold, in most places, it also feels like we can glimpse the light at the end of the winter tunnel, and never has that light been so welcome as this year.
So, what’s good to eat in February? What’s in season? Root vegetables, for sure. Hardy late summer crops that can stand the storage. And comfort food is always in season, particular in the winter. Think stews, soups, and casseroles. Think melted cheese (possibly melted vegan cheese?). Hearty pasta dishes. Roasts. Baby, it sure is cold outside….and what with the weather, make sure to lay in a supply of those winter pantry items we turn to again and again – canned beans and tomatoes, pasta, grains, broth.
Oh, and red wine.
12 Seasonal Recipes to Make This February
“Full of punch and flavor! luv it!!”Maddie
“Fantastic recipe. Thank you for sharing.”Alison
“This roast is Downton Abbey worthy, indeed. I half expected to see the Crowleys coming up the front when I took this out of the oven the first time. This is a huge fan favorite for Sunday dinner.”Annie
“Fabulous! Whole family loved it. This one is a keeper for us. Served it with roasted Brussel sprouts and green salad. So good! Thanks!”Meg
“Made this for supper as we have some wonderful rutabagas this fall. It is delicious! I used a leek as we do not tolerate onions well. I will make this again.”Susan Sloan
“I also make this with a combo of ground beef and Italian sausage. Quarts live in my freezer and save me weekly from schedule colliding crazy nights.”Annie
“Excellent addition to my pre-holiday cooking for my 3 sons who are home and require food, food and more food! Delicious warm comfort food that is simple to prepare as well as leftover friendly….”Lisa
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