The holidays are a funny time, when it comes to food. We're deluged with sweets and ideas for holiday entertaining. Looking at magazines and blogs this time of year one might be forgiven for thinking we subsist for a month on a diet of cheese balls, peppermint cookies, and marshmallows.
But in the middle of holiday hectic — wrapping up work, buying gifts, travel — we need to eat normal, everyday meals. What are your favorite meals and ways to stay nourished and healthy in this busy month of December? Tell us — and read on for a few of my own.