Category: Cold Weather Foods

Delicious Holiday Fudge Recipes

Are you looking for easy Christmas sweets to serve at your upcoming holiday gathering? If so, Christmas fudge may be the solution. All you need is a little butter, sugar, flavoring, and milk/water. Combine it all together and you’ve got yourself a delicious, chocolaty creation that is sure to be a big hit with your…
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7 Festive Hot Cocoas

Tired of the usual hot cocoa? Want something a bit different this holiday season? You can jazz up your usual cup of hot cocoa with a few items from your fridge and your pantry. The History of Hot Cocoa Hot cocoa has become a beloved holiday drink that is often shared around Christmas time. This…
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Winter Cabbage Soup

This is a simple, very healthy soup you can put together quickly and enjoy for a few days. These vegetables are loaded with antioxidants and will give your immune system a real boost. On your busy days during the holidays this winter cabbage soup will nourish your mind, body, and soul. Here is all you…
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Holiday Baby Spinach Salad

Baby Spinach Salad with Roasted Red Onions, Pecans, Dried Cranberries, Crumbled Cheese, and Citrus Dressing This is a delicious, health-packed salad that is easy to put together. It makes a great side salad for the holidays and you can add shrimp, tuna, turkey, tofu, or chicken for a light meal. There are a number of…
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Hot Artichoke Spread or Dip

This hot artichoke spread or dip recipe  is the perfect appetizer when you are stuck for time! 4 ingredients is all it takes to make it! This rich dip is also perfect as a bruschetta spread on your favorite bread or cracker. This recipe serves 20 to 25.  To make the quickest hot artichoke spread or dip all…
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Spanish Garbanzo Bean Soup

This wonderful Spanish garbanzo bean soup is quick and easy to make and is a perfect comfort food for the cold weather. This recipe will serve 4 people.  Here is what you will need for the perfect Spanish garbanzo bean soup: 1 pkg. (12 oz.) garbanzo beans 1 ham bone or ham hock 1 c.…
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Corn Chowder Soup

Corn chowder is a thick cream-based soup or chowder. It is similar to New England clam chowder, with corn used in place of or substituted for clams in the recipe. In the United States, recipes for corn chowder soup date back to as early as 1884.  Here is what you will need to make this delicious corn chowder soup: salt pork…
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Yummy Pumpkin Cookies

Now is the time for all things pumpkin, from pies to lattes. This season, give pumpkin cookies a try; they’re a different sweet pumpkin treat. We could all benefit from adding more pumpkin to our daily diet. Pumpkin is rich in beta-carotene, and it can reduce the risk of cancer, protect against heart disease, reduce blood…
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Fun Gingerbread Cookies

There are so many classic flavors for the holiday season—peppermint, eggnog, and, of course, gingerbread. This holiday season, forego the traditional hard and crispy gingerbread cookies and go for something nice and chewy instead. History of Gingerbread Cookies The history of gingerbread starts with the plant, ginger root. Native to southeast Asia, ginger root was often…
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