Food Prep

7 recipes to help you keep warm during a blizzard

The East Coast is bracing  for what could be the winter's biggest storm yet.  About 75 million people are in Jonas' path, with nearly 30 million under blizzard watches or warnings. The only thing to do is stay at home, grab a puzzle and a glass and eat.  Here are some belly-warming dishes to have ready when the lights go out. 

  • 1. Porchetta with Bacon

    Porchetta with Bacon


    This traditional Italian roast that uses bacon instead of pork belly is a lot easier and faster than it looks.

    Recipe: Porchetta with Bacon

  • 2. Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

    Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

    This hearty chili is perfect for a cold winter night, and you get to eat the leftovers the next day for lunch--after you finish shoveling the driveway.

    Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

  • 3. Crock-Pot Sopa de Ajo (Castilian Garlic Soup)

    Crock-Pot Sopa de Ajo (Castilian Garlic Soup)

    Claire Bullen

    Nothing warms the body and soul quite like chicken soup. Keep the winter blues and sniffles at bay with this flavorful take on traditional chicken soup.

    Recipe: Crock-Pot Sopa de Ajo (Castilian Garlic Soup)

  • 4. Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

    Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

    Valaer Murray

    This classic American comfort food is sure to keep you warm come rain, snow, sleet or hail.

    Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

  • 5. Tuscan-Style Kale Bean Stew

    Tuscan-Style Kale Bean Stew

    Will Budiaman

    This creamy, healthy stew is good for you, and you can modify the recipe to fit your busy lifestyle.

    Recipe: Tuscan-Style Kale Bean Stew 

  • 6. Creamy Artichoke Dip

    Creamy Artichoke Dip

    Cheryl Brenner

    Enjoy this delicious dip while you watch the snow fall…or catch up on your television shows.

    Recipe: Creamy Artichoke Dip

  • 7. Mexican Hot Chocolate

    Mexican Hot Chocolate


    Spice up a snowy night with this rich, sophisticated hot chocolate beverage.  

    Recipe: Mexican Hot Chocolate