Food,  Holidays

Eight Comfort Food Recipes For Holiday Season

The holiday season is near. And if you are on a hunt for the delicious menu, you are reading the right post. Here, I’ve enlisted some food recipes to set goals. Your friends and family members are going to adore you for each food material; you’ll serve. If we take a look at crowd-pleasing food recipes, cocktails, easy appetizers, main dishes, and some festive desserts come to mind. Most of the people overlook adding every category to their menu. And by ignoring the variety, they end up making the whole prep-up dull and boring. With the below-mentioned recipes, you can round out your best menu in no time. So, let’s decode all those comfort recipes together to make your festive season memorable. 

Caramelized Onion Tarts With Apples

Easy recipe ideas come up with smartness. The more you play with ingredients, the more efficient you become in manifesting your culinary skills. The one effortless recipe I learned with my consistency is making onion tarts. Yes, with the flavor of some caramel by giving a finishing touch of apples, I made it possible at home. These crunchy bites look fancy, but they are effortless to make. What you all have to do is get a puff pastry home. Spread some luscious creme and caramel on it. After that, choke it with some sliced onions and roasted brown apples. Put the whole thing in the microwave and bake until it gets crispy and brown. Lastly, use your regular pizza cutter to separate the entire pastry into pieces. Serve them warm and enjoy the fun of eating them. And believe me, this is the best Christmas appetizer this season.

The Custom Dish- Turkey

Well, the center spot of your table always looks incomplete without a Turkey. After Thanksgiving, everyone again craves for eating this dish. This time try serving it after grilling it. Make it a recipe that seems easy to make and prepare. Fresh herb stuffing will be there but, cook it to make it a centerpiece. You just have to do one thing, put it into the oven for three hours at 162 degrees. Just tilt turkey once during the cook. And then take it out of the oven, garnish it with rosemary and clementines. Indeed, it consumes time, but you don’t have to put a lot to get it done. 

Cauliflower And Ham Gratin

To warm up your vacation table, there’s nothing better than a creamy, comforting gratin — one of the dishes where we add ham as a major ingredient. But, yes, if you want to make it vegetarian, skip it. To make this soul-satisfying rich dish, you need whole milk, heavy cream, butter, and crumbled cheese. Take a container, shift the sliced flower in it and top it with bread crumbs. Cook it in the oven till it becomes tender, crispy, and brown. Just bake it for twenty minutes, and your gratin is ready to eat. 

Butterscotch Bananas With Vanilla Ice-Cream

Holidays are all about tasting the luscious desserts at home. And it is the time where you get a chance to cook your kids their favorites. And everyone knows kids adore eating sweets. Butterscotch banana is a dish that New Orleans created for the first time. And I’m very thankful to them that they tried this very weird combination. To make it, melt sugar, butter, and cinnamon together. Create a dense, rich, and sticky syrup, then add sliced bananas to it. While adding bananas to the sticky butterscotch sauce, remove the pan from the heat. Your dessert is ready. Enjoy it in your favorite bowl with scoops of vanilla ice-cream. 

Caramel Apple Punch

Everyone loves to hold a glass of hot drink during the cold winter nights. And when you’re enjoying the holidays, strive to make beverages warmer. Caramel apple punch isn’t only delightful, but it’s an excellent drink to digest the heavy food you’ve gulped. To prepare it, mix spiced rum with apple cider and fresh lemon juice. You are done! Just pour it in the glasses and finish it up with apple slices. Every sip will open up all your senses.

Pork Chops

Are you hosting a party this holiday season? If yes, then try something different. Take a break from the conventional turkey and ham. Try pork chops instead. Don’t worry; it will take a few minutes to prepare it — smother chops in molasses glaze and buttery bourbon. And serve! Yes, this new change will surely be loved by all the guests. 

Bacon-Wrapped Pork

Bring in the double dose of porky goodness this winter. Your kids will love this glorious bacon-wrapped pork. And don’t doubt on its taste and presence. Definitely, you are going to add a show stopper to your holiday table. What I like about this star dish is its easy preparation. It hardly takes 15 minutes to offer your kids this sumptuous meal. Take some pork, cover it in a mixture of parsley, cherries, and whole grain mustard. Wrap the whole stuff in bacon. Roast it for 10 to 15 minutes, and it’s ready to jump in your mouth. 

Vanilla Sweet Potatoes

You are cooking a turkey, not teaming it up with sweet potatoes will be like breaking the year-long tradition. And as a host, bringing seasoned food on the dining table is your duty. No marshmallows, yup! To make this fun and easy dish, start with slicing sweet potatoes. Bake them in the oven till they get soft like cheese. Pour some maple and vanilla syrup on them, and enjoy. It is going to remind all your friends about the sweeter version of french fries. 

Kylie is a food fanatic who can go to extreme lengths when it comes to learning about cuisines. She has been blogging for over a decade and is an integral part of the food industry in the United States. If she isn't busy writing a piece for her blog, you can find her spending some time in museums and cultural heritage sites.