Rachel Cooks®


This section features hot comforting dishes that will get you through this cold Winter Season!

Cozy up to our winter soup recipes like Instant Pot Chili or Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup! Or provide yourself with some much-needed comfort with our healthy casserole dishes like Skillet Chicken Pot Pie and our Easy Skillet Lasagna!


Colorful bowl of soup with chicken, kale, carrots.

Slow Cooker Chicken Kale Soup – healthy & flavorful!

Overhead view of a light red cocktail garnished with lemon and a maraschino cherry.

Cherry French 75 – sweet tart perfection!

Two stemless champagne classes with a shaker, ice, bourbon, and prosecco in the background. Drinks are garnished with gold stars.

Vanilla Bourbon Fizz (Bourbon Champagne Cocktail)

Hoppin' john in a bowl garnished with green onions.

Hoppin’ John Recipe – Black Eyed Peas & Rice

A white Russian cocktail in a short glass, with coffee beans scattered around it.

White Russian Recipe – make it your own!

A bright blue mimosa with a coconut rim in a champagne glass.

Jack Frost Mimosa – the perfect winter cocktail!

Stack of sand tartsugar cookies with red and green sugar.

Sand Tart Cookies (Slice & Bake Buttery Sugar Cookies)

Close up view of buckeye candies made with peanut butter and dipped in chocolate.

Buckeyes Recipe (Peanut Butter & Chocolate Perfection)

Overhead view of a gin and tonic made with cranberry juice, garnished with fresh cranberries, lime, and rosemary.

Cranberry Gin and Tonic with Rosemary

Colorful salad made with arugula, roasted cauliflower, sweet potatoes, shallots, and pomegranate seeds

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Arugula & Sweet Potato

Two small glasses of egg nog garnished with candy cane ornaments.

Homemade Eggnog Recipe – with or without alcohol!

Brightly colored red drink in a stemless glass, full of citrus slices and mint leaves.

Sparkling Pomegranate Punch – party perfection!

Close up of a Thanksgiving dinner on a sheet pan: turkey breast, dressing, potatoes, and asparagus.

Sheet Pan Thanksgiving Dinner (Turkey, Dressing & More)

Overhead view of pecan pie with cranberries, surrounded by individual ingredients.

Cranberry Pecan Pie – the perfect twist on pecan pie!

An iced drink in a copper cup, garnished with apple, mint leaves, and a cinnamon stick

Apple Cider Mule (Fall Moscow Mule)

Overhead view of apple cake on plates.

Apple Spice Cake with Bourbon Glaze

Ginger spiced hot chocolate in a mug with whipped cream and garnishes.

Ginger Spiced Hot Chocolate – Easy Microwave Recipe!

Overhead view of a bowl of color homemade vegetable soup.

Homemade Vegetable Soup Recipe – so good!

Peach crisp with ginger in a black baking dish, being scooped out with a wooden spoon.

Pear Crisp with Ginger

Overhead view of pumpkin soup in a bowl.

Crockpot Pumpkin Soup (5 Ingredients!)

Image of buffalo cauliflower "wings."

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Image of pot roast piled on top of mashed potatoes. Carrots also pictured.

Instant Pot Pot Roast Recipe

Image of gin cocktail with grapefruit juice and St. Germaine.

Grapefruit and Elderflower Cocktail

Image of a kale salad in a white bowl topped with pears, feta cheese, red onions, and savory granola.

Kale and Pear Salad with Yogurt Dressing