4 Easy Recipes for a Cozy Winter Dinner Party
Nothing says "winter" like a cozy meal with friends. This season, we're rallying behind this deliciously hearty spread—complete with chalet-chic décor touches—crafted by Justin Smillie, the chef at N.Y.C.'s buzzy brasserie Upland. The main event? An insanely delicious one-pot dish that's made to share. Since there's minimal cleanup, you'll get to relish more time fireside. Click through our gallery for the full step-by-step guide.
MAKE THIS ONE-POT CHICKEN DISH
This wonder of a recipe—chicken cooked low and slow in a stove top-safe casserole pot with rich porcini mushrooms and winter vegetables—is topped right before serving with a bright, snappy salad. “It’s the sort of warming, soulful food that I love to prepare for my family,” says Smillie. Click here for the recipe.
PREPARE AN EASY, HEALTHY SIDE
The holidays are long gone, which means it's about time you start sticking to those ambitious clean-eating resolutions you made at the start of 2016. If you need a way to ease into it, this satisfying and easy-to-make spinach and fennel salad will be your new go-to. Click here for the recipe.
SERVE A PICTURE-PERFECT DESSERT
Made with cornmeal in the crust for added crispness, these crumble-covered treats are scandalously yummy. Smillie recommends reaching for Granny Smith or Honeycrisp apples for the filling, but any tart or sweet variety works just as well. Click here for the recipe.