Predictably—and understandably—cozy comfort food was on your minds all of December. The most popular recipes of the month were takes on homey dishes from around the globe. From this classic Greek casserole that filled our bellies with saucy pasta, to veggie-packed Japanese curry, to Filipinx chicken afritada that’s basically a hug in a bowl, to the nostalgic, sweet spirals of South Asian jalebi, the theme was soothing, hearty cooking.
Do we yearn for brighter, warmer days ahead? The answer is probably obvious. But for now, we’ll keep warm by perfecting our eggplant biryani skills. Here are our most popular recipes from December—starting with No. 1.