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    31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

    Go out with a bang.

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    1. Chicken Pot Pie

    twopeasandtheirpod.com

    When isn't the time for pot pie? Recipe here.

    2. Rigatoni With Mushrooms, Rosemary, and Parmesan

    3. Caramelized Banana Oatmeal

    pinchofyum.com

    Go ahead and crawl right back into bed with this. Recipe here.

    4. Vegan Garlic Alfredo With Brussels Sprouts

    minimalistbaker.com

    Dairy-free doesn't have to be boring. Recipe here.

    5. Spinach Sheet Pan Quiche

    smittenkitchen.com

    Perfect for a breakfast crowd. Recipe here.

    6. Buttery Parker House Rolls

    halfbakedharvest.com

    A classic with a little twist! Recipe here.

    7. Poached Cod in Tomato Sauce

    8. Chewy Ginger Cookies

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    Gingersnaps minus the snap, for all you soft cookie lovers. Recipe here.

    9. Maple-Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Farro

    loveandlemons.com

    So many of my favorite things. Recipe here.

    10. Blackberry Ginger Sidecar

    bakersroyale.com

    Cheers. Recipe here.

    11. Roasted Grape Tart

    lexiscleankitchen.com

    Love. Recipe here.

    12. Easy Beef Pho

    loveandoliveoil.com

    Shortcuts aren't cheating. Recipe here.

    13. Roasted Delicata Squash With Chiles, Lime, and Cilantro

    alexandracooks.com

    A spicy twist on the season's finest. Recipe here.

    14. Roasted Curry Cauliflower With Turmeric, Pistachios, and Coconut

    whiteonricecouple.com

    Spice things up. Recipe here.

    15. Slow Cooker Taco Lentil Soup

    ambitiouskitchen.com

    Hearty, healthy, and it'll warm you right up. Recipe here.

    16. Salted Dark Chocolate and Dulce de Leche Tart

    loveandoliveoil.com

    Two incredibly delicious things in one. Recipe here.

    17. Crispy Belgian Waffles

    halfbakedharvest.com

    A crispy blank canvas with plenty of nooks and crannies to catch your favorite toppings. Recipe here.

    18. Easy Swiss Fondue

    pinchofyum.com

    Can you say "holiday party"? Recipe here.

    19. One-Pan Bucatini With Leeks and Lemon

    20. Apple Fritters

    fortheloveofthesouth.com

    Better late than never. Recipe here.

    21. Cinnamon Sugar Apple Puff Pastry

    howsweeteats.com

    So easy it's almost unbelievable. Recipe here.

    22. Broken Pasta With Pork Ragu

    23. Vegan Chocolate Chip Whole Wheat Challah

    topwithcinnamon.com

    This one really checks a lot of boxes. Recipe here.

    24. Maple Orange Amaranth Granola

    Michelle Lopez / hummingbirdhigh.com

    Perfect for snacking, and totally vegan. Recipe here.

    25. Cardamom-Spiced "Stained Glass" Cookies

    joythebaker.com

    Great for a cookie swap. Recipe here.

    26. Sticky Braised Pork

    notwithoutsalt.com

    The perfect Sunday supper. Recipe here.

    27. Honey Roasted Carrots With Goat Cheese and Pomegranate Seeds

    28. Sausage and Greens Grandma-Style Pizza

    brooklynsupper.com

    Sometimes, pizza tastes better when you make it yourself. Recipe here.

    29. Kale Eggs Florentine Over Muffin Tin Hash Browns

    brooklynsupper.com

    Breakfast for dinner, anyone? Recipe here.

    30. Cranberry-Chai Sangria

    howsweeteats.com

    Sangria definitely isn't just a summer thing. Recipe here.

    31. Pan-Seared Chicken With Riesling Cream Sauce, Chanterelles, and Chard

    Beth Galton / saveur.com

    You should definitely invite people over for this. Recipe here.