Why does the shortest month of the year always feel so unbearably long? February gets a bad rap for being dreary, cold and causing way too much stress on the 14th. But look on the bright side: It's also a great time to stay in and cook hearty, comforting dishes that will make you legitimately grateful for winter weather. So order a grocery delivery, throw on your favorite sweats and cozy up to 28 February dinner ideas to cook every night this month, from soups to pastas to skillet dishes.
28 Cozy February Dinner Ideas to Cook Every Night This Month
Warm up with hot peppers and honey, the best pizza toppings on the planet (if you ask us, anyway). Don't knock it 'til you've tried it, friends.
February 8: Goat Cheese Pasta with Spinach and Artichokes
Consider this a preview of the greens you’ll eat in the spring, but in a dish that’s easy to make in any cold month. (The artichokes are canned, after all.) We dare you not to devour the entire pot in one sitting.
Can you believe you only need 35 minutes to pull off these fresh Polish dumplings, smothered in earthy veggies, brown sugar-y prunes and fresh herbs? You'll never go back to the frozen kind.
Fetch your finest chambray shirt to prepare this dinner party-worthy dish. The crispy chicken thighs are nestled in a wine-kissed sauce of onions, leeks, lemon and thyme.
February 21: Creamy Vegan Cauliflower Soup with Sausage and Kale
How does a plant-based soup achieve a decadent texture without the help of cream, you ask? This dish's richness is courtesy of soaked cashews.
Taryn Pire is PureWow’s associate food editor. A former bartender and barista, she’s been writing about all things delicious since 2016, developing recipes, reviewing restaurants and investigating food trends at Food52, New Jersey Family Magazine and Taste Talks. When she isn’t testing TikTok’s latest viral recipe, she’s having popcorn for dinner and posting about it on Instagram @cookingwithpire.