31 Delicious Things To Cook In January

The easiest New Year’s resolution you can make is to cook more often.

1. Apple Cinnamon Pork Chops

Recipe here.

2. Deep Dish Spinach and Prosciutto Quiche with a Toasted Sesame Crust

You know, like a deep-dish pizza, but better. Recipe here.

3. Moroccan Lamb Stew

One of the recipe instructions is to “add 3 wineglasses of water.” Which says two things. 1) Jamie Oliver really gets it. 2) You should probably drink wine while cooking. Recipe here.

4. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Bark

Holiday season is over, but chocolate and peanut butter is forever. Recipe here.

5. Beet and Turnip Gratin

OMG yes. Recipe here.

6. Winter Salad with Maple-Candied Walnuts and Balsamic-Fig Dressing

If your New Year’s resolution has to do with eating more salad, at least be reasonable and add candied walnuts. Recipe here.

7. Five Cheese Skillet Mac and Cheese

On especially cold nights, stay in with your five best friends—cheddar, Gruyere, Pecorino, Camembert, and American. Recipe here.

8. Mini Sweet Potato Pizzas

Recipe here.

9. Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Cheddar Beer Sauce

Recipe here.

10. Butternut Squash Lasagna

Recipe here.

11. Chicken and Waffles

You’ve always wanted to try it. The time is now. Recipe here.

12. Winter Herb Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

Recipe here.

13. Bourbon Fig and Gorgonzola-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin.

Recipe here.

14. Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal

Recipe here.

15. Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Scallion Kimchi

Recipe here.

16. Black-Eyed Pea Cassoulet

Just because black-eyed peas are a New Year’s tradition doesn’t mean you can’t eat them all the time. Recipe here.

17. Superfood Crunch Salad with Homemade Balsamic Apple Vinaigrette

Recipe here.

18. Roast Spaghetti Squash with Sausage-Tomato Sauce

Recipe here.

19. Mackerel with Cauliflower “Cous Cous” and Tahini

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Looks like 2015 is going to be another year of cauliflower rice/pizza/pasta/potatoes/couscous/everything. Recipe here.

20. Garlic and Parmesan-Roasted Butternut Squash

Recipe here.

21. Warm Lentil and Potato Salad

Potato salad is not exclusively a summer thing. Recipe here.

22. A Full Carnitas Feast

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Also, making these is the perfect excuse to fight the cold weather by staying in and drinking all day. Recipe here.

23. Roasted Root Vegetables with Tomatoes and Kale

Recipe here.

24. Maple-Glazed Parsnips and Carrots

Recipe here.

25. Peasant Bread

The easiest homemade bread you can make. Recipe here.

26. Big Apple Pancake

Anyone would love waking up to this. Recipe here.

27. Gochujang And Sesame-Roasted Winter Squash

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Gochujang is a Korean hot pepper paste that you can find in specialty Asian supermarkets. It’s worth the effort, because aren’t you getting just a little bit bored of plain old squash? Recipe here.

28. Savory Sautéed Leeks

Recipe here.

29. Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Carb up. Recipe here.

30. Super Quick Salmon Gravlax

You’ll actually WANT to invite people over for brunch! Recipe here.

31. Pomegranate Scones

Recipe here.

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