Best comfort foods for winter (recipes and photos)

All year long, the Green Wine Guide has brought you mouth-watering recipes that pair well not only with wine but also weather. So as we head into a chilly winter, we've gathered up some of the best comfort food recipes to keep you cozy and content. If you need an idea for a delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert, look no farther. Jerry James Stone has developed inspiring ideas for what to whip up, and these photos will make your tummy rumble!


The most important meal of the day is breakfast, so why not start off with a bit of decadence? These three recipes are great for cold mornings. To keep your shopping aligned with the seasons, you can substitute fresh blueberries for frozen.

Quiche with Caramelized Onions and Smoked Gouda

Baked French Toast with Honey-Poached Blueberries

Pan-Seared Oatmeal with Blueberries


Find a filling meal or savory snacks to share with friends with these recipes for lunch time. The stuffed peppers are especially good for tasty leftovers the next day.

Grilled Portabella Melt with Pepper Jack Cheese

15-Minute Brie and Champagne Fondue

Mashed Potato Stuffed Bell Peppers

Grilled Brie Sandwich with Apple and Red Onion Confit

Vegetarian French Onion Soup (Made with Coffee)


Dinner with friends is a perfect way to warm up on a cold night. These recipes are great for making a big meal to satisfy guests of a good sized dinner party.

Simple Ricotta Gnocchi with Browned Butter, Sage

Roasted Beet Pizza with Blue Cheese and Arugula

Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie with Gruyère-Popover Crust

Baked Spaghetti with Homemade Ricotta

Baked Eggplant Manicotti

Easy One-Pan Mole Sauce


Dessert is about as important as breakfast when it comes to the best meals of the day. These three recipes are ideal for winter, offering a hot and delicious way to top off a chilly evening.

Cocoa and Black Bean Brownies with Raspberry Sauce

Coffee and Cream Risotto

Mexican Dark Chocolate Fondue

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