What I’m Excited to Make in December is a collection of delicious, seasonal recipes that highlights produce like squash, winter greens, cranberries, and more! Plus, I’ve included some extra flavorful dishes to make sure you are armed and ready for Christmas, New Years Eve, and all the impromptu holiday gatherings!


Howdy, December!

The last month of the year.

Between the winter-like temperatures, caroling, cookie decorating, and a big week of holidays – Christmas & New Years. There’s a lot to do, see, and eat!

Anyway, as we continue along on our winter adventures, I put together a collection of yummy food to make this month. You’ll find the following produce in season:

  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Citrus
  • Cranberries
  • Kale
  • Pears
  • Pomegrantes
  • Sweet Potato
  • Winter greens

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Brussels Sprout Recipes:

brussels sprouts with pistachios and lime

Pomegranate Recipes:

Pomegranate & Ginger Glazed Chicken Thighs 

Pear Recipes:

Puffed Pear Pancake 

Christmas Breakfast or Brunch Recipes:

Citrus & Toasted Almond Panettone Strata

Christmas Dinner Recipes:

Herb Roasted Lamb shanks with Harissa Wine Sauce

Christmas Appetizer Recipes:

Baked Three Cheese Onion Dip

Christmas + New Years Eve Cocktails:

Spiced Merlot Sparkling Punch 

Christmas Dessert Recipes:

gingerbread stout squares