Winter is here and chances are we'll have a good amount of snow in the coming months. Here's something fun to do the next time we get a good amount.

Obviously, there are foods that use the word snow in their name but aren't actually made from snow. There is Snow Peas, Snow Capped Cookies and even Coconut Snow Balls. Snow cones aren't always made from real snow but shaved ice is close.

So what types of recipes call for fresh snow? According to Fox News who did a story on food made with snow in 2016 you can make taffy, pancakes and ice cream. Click here for the recipes. Kitchn online offers 12 recipe ideas that use snow. Everything from eggs to cake to cocktails. So when your done shoveling the snow this weekend head to the kitchen with a bucket full and cook up something snow-reffic.