by Victoria Phillips in Holidays, Recipes, February 2nd, 2012
by Angela Moore in View All Posts, February 2nd, 2009
Be prepared for anything when Punxsutawney Phil comes out of his hole this Groundhog Day. Whether he sees his shadow and proclaims the doldrums of winter will continue or scurries around in a jovial spring-will-be-here-before-you-know-it jig, this mix of cold-weather comfort food and pre-warm-weather dishes are sure to be a hit.
Stay warm with Alton’s Baked Macaroni and Cheese. In cold weather, nothing is better than gooey macaroni topped with a crispy layer of cheese and bread crumbs. Save leftovers for fried macaroni and cheese.
Food Network Magazine’s Smoky Pork Calzones (pictured above) are an easy weeknight meal. Ground pork, smoked paprika and shredded mozzarella put a hearty spin on the typical pizza-dough calzone.
You’d never guess this Spicy Vegetarian Chili is seasoned with cocoa powder and coffee. Make an extra-large batch and freeze the leftovers.
Depending on the groundhog you ask, today may or may not indicate warmer weather to come.
Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter, but Staten Island Chuck, who resides much closer to Food Network’s offices, put the kibosh on continuing cold.
We’re going with the local rodent’s choice and planning our spring menus now. The first seasonal recipes to try this year include: Read more