Give into it: It’s time for so much cheese.

No doubt about it—we’re in the chilly season. Now is the time for comfy pants, a Netflix marathon, and your comfort food of choice: pasta, cheese, pizza, or all of the above? No judgement here.

1. Smoked Salmon Grilled Cheese with Maple-Marinated Apricots

Grilled CheesePretty much all grilled cheese sandwiches are winners, but this one gets one-upmanship with its fruity side.

2. Spaghetti with Anchovy and Pangrattato

SpaghettiChef Daniel Costa’s family recipe for late-night comfort food was passed down from his dad—who often enjoyed a 2 a.m. meal with him.

3. Naheed Nenshi’s Turkey Meatball Soup

Mayor-Nenshis-Turkey-Meatball-SoupCalgary’s beloved mayor shares his soup recipe: a hearty, flavourful twist on the classic chicken noodle.

4. Prawn and Brie Flatbread

Prawn-and-Brie-Flatbread-recipeClass up a slice of pizza with soft brie cheese and fresh prawns—you’re practically being virtuous.

5. Käsespätzle, aka German Mac & Cheese

german macMichelin-star Chef Stefan Hartmann of Bauhaus Restaurant in Vancouver shares this recipe for käsespätzle, which is essentially German mac and cheese.

6. Cauliflower Bacon Risotto

Cauliflower-Bacon-Risotto-recipeThe slow-stir dish is worth the effort—because hello, bacon?

7. Blueberry Bread Pudding

64blueberry-bread-puddingThe addition of blueberries makes this a perfect brunch dish, too.