What I’m Excited to Make in December is a collection of delicious, seasonal recipes that highlights produce like squash, winter greens, pears, 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 holiday gatherings!

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HO, HO, HO! Happy 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
  • Pomegranates
  • Sweet Potato
  • Winter greens

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Pomegranate Recipes:

Winter Greens and Pomegranate Pizza

Winter Squash Recipes:

Burrata & Pesto Spaghetti Squash Muffin Pizzas

Cranberry Recipes:

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Soup Recipes:

Smoked Gouda Broccoli Soup with Garlic Cheese Croutons

Brussels Sprouts Recipes:

Brussels Sprouts with Pistachios and Lime

Pear Recipes:

Sauteed Pears with Bacon & Blue Cheese

Christmas & New Year’s Recipes:

Santa's Trashed Up Cookies