7 Winter Comfort Food Recipes

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When you have wild winter weather you need cozy winter comfort food to go with it — hearty food that sticks to your ribs and makes you feel warm all over. Here are seven of our best recipes for winter comfort food, from bread, to beans, to soaked gingerbread cake…

winter comfort food recipes

This week in Saint John a guy skated to Tim Hortons to get a coffee.

This is the kind of week we have had here in Southern New Brunswick — wild weather but a handful of great stories too.

When you have wild winter weather you need cozy winter comfort food to go with it — hearty food that sticks to your ribs and makes you feel warm all over.

To help get you through the weekend — and the next storm — I’m sharing some of our most popular comfort food recipes.

Winter Comfort Food Recipes

Molasses Baked Beans with Sass

And old fashioned, New England style baked beans recipe that I have been making for years.

Molasses Baked Beans with a touch of sass. An old fashioned New England Style recipe

Sarah’s Oatmeal Brown Bread

A reader shared this recipe years ago and from time to time she’ll share a photo of a fresh batch cooling on her counter.  This is a no-fail recipe that’s great for beginners.

oatmeal molasses brown bread - an easy recipe for beginners

Sloppy Joes with Turkey & Molasses

Turkey Sloppy Joes: a Friday night supper that's easy to throw together. This contemporary version is healthier and more flavourful than your typical Sloppy Joes

Black Bean Turkey Chili

This thick hearty chili is an old recipe of my mom’s.

black bean turkey chili

30-Minute Lentil Soup

Another recipe of my mom’s, this is a dump-it soup: toss everything in a pot and let it simmer away. Great to have on hand for lunches too.

Roasted red pepper lentil soup is ready in 30 minutes.

Apple Sage Baked Beans

A variation of our Molasses Baked Beans with Sass recipe if you’re craving a flavour twist.

Apple Sage Baked Beans: A classic recipe for molasses baked beans seasoned with savoury sage and tart apples.

Soaked Gingerbread Cake

A classic gingerbread poke cake soaked with a warm caramel sauce.

Soaked gingerbread cake: a gingerbread poke cake soaked with a caramel sauce

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