Restaurants in the Chicago area are serving warm comfort food alongside toasty drinks such as hot toddies and high-end hot chocolate. The 20-course menu at Moto, for example, includes a mulled hickory smoke and Rioja campfire wine.
Persimmons, pineapple, oranges, grapefruit, apples, pears and pomegranates all make fresh and flavorful additions to a winter fruit salad. A recipe is included for fruit salad with pomegranates and persimmons.
Every year, Mike Marino hosts a free luncheon that introduces people to the tastes of wild game and fish, caught and cooked near Philadelphia. His menu includes snapper soup, Irish stew, homemade wild-turkey salad and more.