Hibernations began sooner than common this yr: For many people, the previous eight months have been a time of social adjustment, of settling extra firmly into our personal areas (and naturally, our kitchens), of contemplating and acknowledging what feels probably the most essential, comforting, or fleetingly pleasant in our every day routines. Discovering pleasure in consuming — wherever and at any time when we might — took on a complete new urgency, and thru all of it, Eater at Residence has introduced that spirit, whether or not exasperated or excited or experimental, entrance and middle.
After all, this yr’s vacation season, similar to the whole lot else, won’t be the identical as seasons previous. So for Eater at Residence for the Holidays, that “make it work” mindset continues. This may be a yr of upended expectations and new traditions, however the primary constructing blocks of what makes a comfortable vacation season are all nonetheless inside our attain: the cooking (and overcooking), the looking for probably the most considerate presents, the baking and consuming and consuming, usually all on the identical time.
House is the place the center is. Right here’s how we’re conserving ours heat for the vacations.