January Open Discussion Thread Open Thread 209

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Welcome to January’s open discussion thread at The Kitchn. This month we’re focusing on getting refreshed and lightened up — whatever that means to you! Winter salads, nourishing soups, comforting braises, and maybe a few kitchen projects too — how can we help you find refreshment in the kitchen?

(Image: Faith Durand from this recipe for Fresh Fennel and Lemon Slaw)