Comfort Foods

Warm up your table with casseroles, slow-cooker meals, prizewinning recipes and other Midwest favorites.

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Midwest Living January February 2020 Recipes

Find updated winter comfort foods—full of vegetables, color and fiber—from Chef Abra Berens, as well as a terrific guacamole recipe, ideas for cooking with lemons, and a dazzling French chocolate cake.
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Best Recipes of 2019

We published dozens of recipes in 2019. Here are our food editor's top 20. Check out Cheesy Spinach and Beef Calzones, Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad, Pumpkin-Spice Icebox Cake and more.
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Midwest Living November December 2019 Recipes

Our holiday issue brings you heritage Midwest cookie recipes, fresh ideas for sweet potatoes, a post-Thanksgiving turkey sandwich and more.
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Midwest Living September October 2019 Recipes

Get recipes from a master brioche baker, try new ideas for cooking with pecans, learn how to make empanadas, and find a fabulous no-bake pumpkin dessert.
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Midwest Living March April 2019 Recipes

Our spring issue brings you carrot dishes, pound cake, simple salads, ideas for using pepper jelly, and blue-ribbon-worthy strawberry cream puffs.
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Midwest Living January February 2019 Recipes

Our new issue brings you soup recipes from a Cincinnati nonprofit cafe, a new take on scotcheroos, golden milk latte, and ideas for using chopped mushrooms to replace some of the meat in family-friendly recipes.
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More Comfort Foods

Midwest Living November December 2018 Recipes

Our November/December issue brings you recipes for unforgettable buttery pie dough and classic holiday pies, butternut squash ideas, a crazy-simple holiday appetizer, easy chocolate truffles and an incredible pasta Bolognese.
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Midwest Living September October 2018 Recipes

Our fall issue brings you fresh ideas for cooking with apples, a must-have cheese fondue, twists on Brussels sprouts recipes and the secret to roasting white chocolate.
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Midwest Living September/October 2017 Recipes

Our fall issue brings you recipes for roasted and braised dishes, ideas for Swiss chard, barbecue tips and an easy apple dessert.