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28 Of The Coziest Winter Recipes To Make All February Long

Make the shortest month of the year the most delicious.

Can you believe it's February already? It's the shortest month of the year, but you've still got time to take advantage of winter's coziest, most delicious recipes. Here are 28 things to cook in February.

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1. Turkish Cauliflower Breakfast Hash

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This keto-friendly hash is made by baking eggs into a hash made of bacon, cauliflower, peppers, and onion. The whole dish gets a nice kick from a handful of spices like paprika, cayenne, oregano, and sumac.

Recipe: Turkish Cauliflower Breakfast Hash

2. Spiced Pear and Walnut Overnight Oats

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Prepare these oats in the evening and wake up to a filling, on-the-go breakfast.

Recipe: Spiced Pear and Walnut Overnight Oats

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3. Butternut Squash, Bacon, Kale, and Goat Cheese Frittata

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The best thing about a frittata is that you can make it at the beginning of the week and enjoy it for days to come. If you don't have all the ingredients in your kitchen, just work with what you've got.

Recipe: Butternut Squash, Bacon, Kale, and Goat Cheese Frittata

4. Cranberry Orange Scones

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Are these flaky, sweet and tart scones breakfast or dessert? The choice is yours.

Recipe: Cranberry Orange Scones

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5. One-Pot Rigatoni With Chicken and Kale

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Pasta, kale, and chicken breasts are tossed in a creamy, garlicky, Parmesan Alfredo sauce that you can whip up with just a few simple ingredients.

Recipe: One-Pot Rigatoni With Chicken and Kale

6. Roasted Carrots With Chickpeas and Farro

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Packed with protein and veggies, this medley of roasted carrots and grains can work as an impressive side or a main dish. If you don't have crème fraîche you can always use a drizzle of tzatziki or Greek yogurt.

Recipe: Roasted Carrots With Chickpeas and Farro

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7. Fish Florentine

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Making restaurant-quality fish at home is possible, especially when it's served with tomato and spinach in a creamy and buttery Florentine sauce.

Recipe: Fish Florentine

8. Skillet Blue Cheese Pork Chops With Apples and Pears

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Start with either bone-in or boneless pork chops to make this one-skillet meal, which gets a creamy, tangy kick from blue cheese and a hint of sweetness from glazed apples and pears.

Recipe: Skillet Blue Cheese Pork Chops With Apples and Pears

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9. Spicy Parsnip and Leek Pancakes

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You can bulk up these veggie pancakes with whatever vegetables you have on hand like sweet potatoes, zucchini, or even beets. Serve them on a salad or topped with some sour cream and herbs.

Recipe: Spicy Parsnip and Leek Pancakes

10. Baked Sticky Orange Chicken Thighs

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Turn basic chicken thighs into a crowd-pleasing dinner with the help of this sweet, sticky, and slightly spicy glaze made with orange marmalade, soy sauce, Sriracha, garlic, and jalapeño.

Recipe: Baked Sticky Orange Chicken Thighs

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11. Coconut Cauliflower Adobo

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This Filipino dish is typically made with chicken, but this version calls for cauliflower simmered in soy sauce, vinegar, coconut milk, and honey. Serve it over a bed of rice or your favorite grains.

Recipe: Coconut Cauliflower Adobo

12. Potato Leek Soup

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Making delicious soup from scratch couldn't be easier, thanks to this creamy bisque that calls for just a handful of ingredients.

Recipe: Potato Leek Soup

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13. Sheet Pan Honey Mustard Chicken and Brussels Sprouts

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Made on a single sheet pan, this one-pan chicken and veggies comes with tons of flavor and minimal clean-up.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Honey Mustard Chicken and Brussels Sprouts

14. Minestrone Verde

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You can make this vegetable soup with pretty much whatever produce you have on hand, but this mixture of leeks, zucchini, peas, kale, and basil pesto is seriously tasty. Top it with Parmesan cheese and serve it with crispy bread for dipping.

Recipe: Minestrone Verde

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15. Cranberry Roasted Butternut Persimmon Salad

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Far from your average salad, this filling recipe is packed with the season's best produce like caramelized squash, tangy dried cranberries, and sweet persimmons, which are tossed with toasted pecans and creamy goat cheese in a homemade spicy maple dressing.

Recipe: Cranberry Roasted Butternut Persimmon Salad

16. Butternut Squash Gratin With Leeks, Sage and Walnuts

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This decadent vegetarian dish is hearty enough to serve as your main course, but you can also enjoy it as a side with simple roast chicken, pork chops, or fish.

Recipe: Butternut Squash Gratin With Leeks, Sage and Walnuts

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17. Red Wine Braised Cranberry Short Ribs

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These glazed short ribs may seem totally fancy, but they come together in a single pot. Or if you have a slow cooker, it's a true dump dinner.

Recipe: Red Wine Braised Cranberry Short Ribs

18. Pan-Seared Citrus Shrimp

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Serve this zesty, citrus-y shrimp over rice, on top of pasta, or even in tacos or burrito bowls.

Recipe: Pan-Seared Citrus Shrimp

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19. Roasted Vegetable Pasta With Pancetta

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This recipe calls for Brussels sprouts, red onion, and pancetta, but you can bulk it up with whatever vegetables are in your fridge. Try it with a mixture of sweet potato, shallots, and cauliflower.

Recipe: Roasted Vegetable Pasta With Pancetta

20. Orange Salmon With Leeks and Mushrooms

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If you don't love salmon, you can put this sautéd leek and mushroom topping on just about any protein like chicken, flank steak, or cod.

Recipe: Orange Salmon With Leeks and Mushrooms

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21. Cauliflower Parmesan

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Thick cauliflower steaks take the place of chicken in this meatless recipe. The cauliflower is breaded then pan-fried and then baked under a layer of creamy mozzarella and juicy tomato sauce.

Recipe: Cauliflower Parmesan

22. Slow Roasted Citrus Salmon

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This is one of the most fool-proof — not to mention one of the most beautiful — ways to cook salmon. It roasts low and slow in olive oil, citrus, and herbs.

Recipe: Slow Roasted Citrus Salmon

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23. Roasted Butternut Squash Kale And Farro Salad

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Turn this grain salad into a more filling main dish by adding your favorite protein whether it's tofu, grilled shrimp, or chicken breasts.

Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Kale And Farro Salad

24. Clementine Almond Yogurt Cake

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Winter weather is really just an excuse to stay home baking. Next time you're snowed in, try making this light and fluffy cake with a hint of citrus.

Recipe: Clementine Almond Yogurt Cake

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25. Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake

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This drool-worthy dessert features a cinnamon gingersnap crust on the bottom and a top layer of creamy cheesecake with cranberry orange swirls. It's the perfect combination of buttery, creamy, and tart.

Recipe: Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake

26. Vanilla and Maple Baked Pears

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All you need are four ingredients to make this simple yet divine dessert recipe: Anjou pears, maple syrup, ground cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Then you can get creative and top them with anything from walnuts to vanilla ice cream.

Recipe: Vanilla and Maple Baked Pears

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27. Bourbon Persimmon Amaretto Sour

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This sophisticated drink will immediately turn your living room into a cocktail bar. It's made with bourbon, amaretto, bitters, fresh citrus juice, persimmon, and an egg white, which creates a rich and foamy top layer.

Recipe: Bourbon Persimmon Amaretto Sour

28. Spiced Cranberry Orange Margaritas

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Margaritas get a seasonal twist with the help of orange juice, cranberry juice, and spiced cranberry syrup.

Recipe: Spiced Cranberry Orange Margaritas

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