What to Eat in February is a curated collection of the best and most delicious recipes to get through the coldest of winter days while we eagerly await Spring.
What to Eat in February
By Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime
What to Eat in February is your monthly cookbook collection of recipes for in season foods and recipes that suit the mood of the weather and monthly holidays.
Table of Contents:
Stalking the Great Asparagus Recipes
Main Dish Soups & Stews
Caldo de Camaron (Mexican Shrimp Soup)
Shrimp are still abundant and well priced this month. This main course soup has plenty of spice to keep you toasty inside.
Japanese Beef Curry (Kare Raisu)
Here is a great way to enjoy a hearty Asian stew while celebrating the Lunar New Year. 2022 is the year of the Tiger!
Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken
Another way to warm your winter is with this island spicy chicken stew, chock full of Jamaican flavors.
Recipes with Rice
Rice is always popular with my family in the early months of the year.
Sweet and Sour Pork Meatballs
Sweet and Sour Pork Meatballs are prepared with a classic sweet and sour sauce over fluffy white rice, for a trip down memory lane.
Shrimp Dirty Rice
Shrimp dirty rice is a version of the traditional Creole dirty rice dish, made with shrimp, Andouille sausage, and aromatics.
Porcupine Meatballs are a retro version of the comfort-food meatball dish using turkey and rice with a tomato-based sauce.
Shrimp Pasta Newburg
Shrimp Pasta Newburg is a retro recipe loosely inspired from the famous Delmonico’s dish, this version with pasta and easy pantry ingredients.
Crab and Rice Croquettes
Crab and Rice Croquettes are a Cajun style version of crab cakes which use rice as a binder and filler, and are fried until crisp.
Pan Seared Tilapia with Shrimp
Pan Seared Tilapia with Shrimp is an easy Mexican restaurant style seafood classic which includes rice and quash side dishes as well.
Cheese and Casseroles
Taco Noodle Hot Dish
Taco Noodle Hot Dish combines the flavors of a taco and cheese in an American goulash type casserole for pure comfort.
Scalloped Tuna Bake
Scalloped Tuna Bake combines tuna and potatoes in a creamy sauce for a simple and comforting homestyle casserole.
Macaroni and Cheese with Ham
Macaroni and Cheese with Ham uses up your Easter leftover ham in the cheesy goodness of macaroni and cheddar.
Versatile Egg Meals
Huevos Rancheros are a Mexican favorite of eggs with a tomato-based sauce with chiles, served on fresh corn tortillas.
Spaghetti Carbonara is a simple yet creamy type of pasta with pancetta bacon in a gently cooked Romano cheese and egg sauce.
Goldenrod Eggs are a perfect way to use your bounty of Easter eggs in this delicious retro breakfast sauce.
Avocados in Everything
Wilted Spinach Salad with Bacon and Avocado
Wilted Spinach Salad with Bacon and Avocado puts a lemony twist on the traditional lettuce salad with hot bacon dressing.
Freezer guacamole lets you take charge of your avocados and make your favorite Mexican dip on your own terms and eat it in your own good time.
Strawberry Basil Avocado Toast
Strawberry Basil Avocado Toast is a simple prep for a breakfast favorite using the fresh berries and herbs of the season.
Quick Blueberry Pancake Syrup
Quick and simple homemade blueberry pancake syrup made easily in under two minutes makes quick work of your busy morning.
Strawberries and Cream Bundt Cake
Strawberries and Cream Bundt Cake is an easy to make, moist and delicious cake sure to appeal to both berry and cake lovers.
Lemon and Raspberry Mascarpone Cupcakes
Lemon and raspberry mascarpone cupcakes have a creamy and sweet fresh berry and cheese filling with a lemony pink frosting.
Cost Conscious Cabbage
DIY Marzetti’s Slaw Dressing
DIY Marzetti’s Slaw Dressing is easy to make from scratch for your favorite coleslaw and salad recipes during the summer grilling season.
Hot and Sour Chinese Cabbage
Hot and Sour Chinese Cabbage is an Asian style marinated slaw with chunky veggies in a spicy sweet and sour vinaigrette.
Frizzled Skillet Fried Cabbage
Frizzled Skillet Fried Cabbage is a skillet fried and lightly sweet and tangy cabbage side dish for everyday meals.
Strawberry Banana Bread
Strawberry Banana Bread makes and bakes up a wonderfully moist and fruity quick loaf perfect for breakfast, snacking or just anytime.
Banana Cake is moist with fresh banana and is made even more special with the addition of pecans and cream cheese frosting.
Triple Chocolate Banana Bread
Triple Chocolate Banana Bread is infused with three kinds of chocolate and all the moist delicious flavor that bananas can add.
Beans & Cornbread
Instant Pot Butter Beans and Country Ham
Instant Pot Butter Beans and Country Ham combines dried baby lima beans with ham in an electric pressure cooker for a quick one pot meal.
Creamed Corn Muffins
Creamed corn muffins made at home with corn meal and canned cream corn bake up moist and delicious in about half an hour.
Turkey Chili Verde
Turkey Chile Verde (Instant Pot) combines ground turkey with Hatch green chillies with tomatillos and white beans into white chili.
Citrus & Tropical Fruit
Mini Key Lime Pies
Mini Key Lime Pies are bite sized versions of your favorite pie with a gluten free ginger crumb crust and a tart lime filling.
Hawaiian Macaroni Salad
Put the flavor of Ono into this backyard barbecue and cookout favorite- Hawaiian macaroni salad with the edge of the Pacific Rim.
Lemon Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Lemon Bundt cake with an easy cream cheese frosting is easily my favorite Bundt cake.
Stalking the Great Asparagus Recipe
Asparagus with Crispy Garlic Prosciutto
Asparagus with Crispy Garlic Prosciutto is a simple and hearty way to enjoy this favorite Spring vegetable.
Fresh Rice Noodles with Mushrooms, Asparagus and Peas
Fresh rice noodles with mushrooms, asparagus and peas is a very Spring-inspired stir-fry of rice vermicelli and Spring vegetables in a simple yet spicy sauce.
Chicken and Asparagus Pasta Bake
Chicken and asparagus bake up wonderfully together with penne pasta in a cheese herb sauce with peas, artichokes and roasted garlic.
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