The Schwan's Scoop

The Official Blog of Schwan's Home Service

5 Meals for When the Forecast Calls for Comfort

By Schwan's Home Service, December 21, 2016

In the winter, we crave the flavors of home. Warm, savory meals that comfort you through the long nights and chilly days. Here are five meals to serve when the wind blows and the temperature dips. Even if you live in warmer climates, you’ll appreciate the comforts of these home-cooked dishes. All of these meals can be heated in the oven or the microwave – depending on how quickly you need to warm up.

Schwan's Chicken Pot Pie
Scattered Flurries: Chicken Pot Pie is the perfect thing to tuck into when the snowflakes begin to fall. Big, juicy white-meat chicken bathed in cream sauce with carrots and peas, wrapped in a buttery, flaky pie crust. Ready in minutes in the microwave.

Schwan's Prime Rib Shepherd's Pie
Wintry Mix: The only way to answer snow, sleet and rain is with beef, potatoes and veggies. Our Prime Rib Shepherd’s Pie comes ready to bake and will warm your family to the core.

Schwan's Homestyle Chicken Bake
Snow Day: When you know you’ll be home for the day, you’ll be glad to have a Homestyle Chicken Bake ready to pop in the oven and fill the house with the aromas of white-meat chicken, potatoes, sweet peas and carrots smothered in gravy and topped with a flaky pastry-style crust.

Schwan's Roasted Turkey and Gravy with Mashed Potatoes
Freezing Rain: When you hear the pitter-patter of icy rain against the windows, you need down-home Roasted Turkey with Gravy and Mashed Potatoes to thaw you out. Serve up tender, slow-roasted turkey medallions with rich, made-from-scratch gravy and mashed potatoes.

Schwan's Sliced Beef with Mashed Potatoes
Winter Storm Warning: Before you get your shovels out, pop Sliced Beef with Mashed Potatoes in the oven. Then, savor homemade tender beef with rich gravy and mashed potatoes. Or pop in the microwave for a meal in minutes.