Comfort Foods

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

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Midwest Living March/April 2020 Recipes

Find brunch recipes, fresh ideas for collard greens and a bright lemon pavlova in our March/April 2020 issue.
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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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Summer Slow-Cooker Recipes

Not just for winter, slow cookers keep summer simmering while you play outside. Try our summer slow-cooker recipes for chicken soup, shredded pork tacos, beefy chili dogs and more.
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Must-Try Midwest Foods

Here's a bucket list of definitive dishes that flavor life in the Midwest, from juneberry pie to toasted ravioli.
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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.