By InStyle Staff
Updated Dec 27, 2015 @ 9:00 am
Winter Recipes - 4 Cheese Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon from Stephanie Izard
Credit: Marcus Nilsson

Let’s face it: Dropping temps and shorter days have us craving hearty, soul-satisfying meals. Nothing says winter like cozy dishes that warm us from the inside out.

Bubbling, cheesy casseroles, hearty beef stews, we’ll take ‘em all! We even have great ideas for those looking for a lighter take on comfort classics.

Grab your fuzziest slippers, load up the Netflix queue, and prepare for a day full of low and slow cooking. Ahead, some of Our Favorite Winter Recipes.