With the exception of citrus, winter produce isn’t as exciting as juicy summer tomatoes or peaches. But that doesn’t mean dark winter days have to be filled with boring food. We’ve used kale, cabbage, turnips, and squash in familiar and comforting recipes with enough of a twist to make things interesting. We’ve even thrown in a blood orange margarita to help you make it through the cold months to spring. Need more inspiration? Check out these additional recipes for winter ingredients to take advantage of what the season has to offer.

Blood Orange: Blood Orange MargaritaBlood Orange: Blood Orange Margarita

Kale: Kale and Mushroom StroganoffKale: Kale and Mushroom Stroganoff

Butternut Squash: Roasted Butternut Squash PanzanellaButternut Squash: Roasted Butternut Squash Panzanella

Savoy Cabbage: Savoy Cabbage Soup with Buckwheat DumplingsSavoy Cabbage: Savoy Cabbage Soup with Buckwheat Dumplings

Turnip: Chinese Brisket and Turnip StewTurnip: Chinese Brisket and Turnip Stew

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