31 Extremely Worthwhile Recipes To Make This December (Because It's Officially Comfort Food Weather)

    When the temperature drops, the food gets cozy.

    Hello and welcome to the final month of 2021. Yes, it is already December (seriously, where did the time go!?), which means it's not only the holiday season — but also prime comfort food season. Here are some of the best warm, cozy, feel-good recipes to try this month.

    Here's what's in season this month:

    A list of produce.

    1. Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Frittata

    A frittata with butternut squash spirals and goat cheese.

    3. Mashed Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl

    Sweet potato bowl with blueberries and granola clusters.

    4. Creamed Spinach Baked Eggs

    Creamed spinach baked eggs.

    5. Persimmon Banana Nut Bread

    Sliced persimmon banana bread.

    6. Beet, Fennel, and Radicchio Salad with Feta and Pine Nuts

    Beet and fennel salad with pine nuts.

    7. Bacon Beer Cheese Broccoli Cheddar Soup

    Cheesy broccoli bacon soup.

    9. Sausage, Pepper, and Onion Stromboli

    A stromboli filled with sausage, pepper, and onion.

    12. Vegan Mushroom Bourguignon

    14. Italian Sausage Butternut Squash Soup

    15. Garlic Shrimp Stir Fry

    17. Garlic Butter Herb Steak and Mushrooms

    Steak with mushrooms in a skillet.

    18. Potato Leek Gratin

    19. Cheesy Broccoli Kale Pesto Pizza

    20. Teriyaki Salmon with Baby Bok Choy and Shiitakes

    Teriyaki salmon with bok choy in a bowl.

    22. Mac 'n' Cheese with Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Breadcrumbs

    Mac 'n' cheese with bacon breadcrumbs.

    23. Vegan Mushroom and Cabbage Pierogi

    24. Nutella-Stuffed Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

    Peanut butter Nutella sandwich cookies.

    25. Pomegranate Cream Tart

    26. Apple Cider Donut Cake

    27. Chai Spice Brownies

    Chai spiced brownie squares.

    29. Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned

    30. Winter Aperol Spritz

    Two winter Aperol spritzes in glasses.

    31. Chai Espresso Martini

    Two chai espresso martinis.