When the cold wind rushes in and the ground below us freezes, nothing warms a body up like hearty winter comfort foods. If your hibernation mode kicks in, you might as well enjoy all that Netflix with some delicious foods, guaranteed to warm you up on those cold winter nights. Some of our own catering at our Toronto banquet hall is inspired by the weather around us.
We’ve chosen some of our favourite, cozy recipes that will make staying in something to look forward to.
Maple Glazed Chicken
All the flavours of winter combined into an effortless dinner. Simple as tossing apples and maple syrup, this delicious meal will only take you 30 minutes to make. It’s perfect after a long day at work, when the last thing you’re looking to do is fuss over dinner. The people at the Food Network Kitchen bring this recipe to you.
What better way to represent the classic winter meal? Cannellini beans and beef broth create a hearty soup that will warm you to the bone. Chef Giada De Laurentiis provides this perfect and easy to follow recipe.
Harvest Pumpkin Apple Bread
This recipe captures the tastes of wintry weather into scrumptious bread. It will go along perfectly with tea or coffee, for breakfast, dessert or a snack. To view the full recipe click here.
Candied Sweet Potatoes
Not only for the holidays, but can also be the perfect winter side dish to any meal. Our suggestion is to skip the marshmallows. View Martha Stewart’s full recipe, for a step-by-step guide on how to make the easiest candied sweet potatoes.
Cabbage and Apple Slaw
This quick slaw retains the crunch of the cabbage and uses apples, another favourite winter ingredient, to add a slight touch of sweetness. Enjoy this as a simple side dish or garnish on top of pork or chicken. Click here to view the simple recipe.