January, with all its resolutions and lose-10-pounds promises, has a way of tricking us into thinking our need for warm, filling foods have come and gone. But for most regions, this is the time of year when the bitter bite of the season is at its worst, and we need foods to warm us up more than ever. However, comfort-food stews can fall prey to becoming stodgy and predictable. That's where these new-ish stews come in — they deliver what we crave, but with a few new and interesting twists.
A New School of Stew: 5 Wholesome Stews for Winter Nights — Hearty Wholesome