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Your Ultimate Winter Meal Plan

When it comes to winter dinner ideas, look no further than these comforting meals. We have a recipe for every day of December, January and February!

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December 1: One-Skillet Pork Chop Supper Taste of Home

December 1: One-Skillet Pork Chop Supper

My husband, Clark, and I reserve this recipe for Sundays after the grandkids have gone home and we're too tired to prepare a big meal. It's comforting and quick. —Kathy Thompson, Port Orange, Florida

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December 2: The Ultimate Chicken Noodle Soup

My first Wisconsin winter was so cold, all I wanted to eat was homemade chicken noodle soup. Of all the chicken noodle soup recipes out there, this type of soup is my favorite and is in heavy rotation from November to April. It has many incredibly devoted fans.—Gina Nistico, Denver, Colorado

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December 3: Easy Pepper Steak

We live on the eastern edge of the Sand Hills here in Nebraska, where most folks are ranchers. This popular pepper steak recipe is tasty as well as colorful. —Carolyn Butterfield, Atkinson, Nebraska

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December 4: Sausage Ratatouille

You’ll feel like Ratatouille’s great chef Remy when you serve this veggie-packed dish party guests will rave about. Don’t let the ingredient list fool you: Pantry staples and an easy-cook method make this one a cinch. —Janine Freeman, Blaine, Washington

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December 5: Feta Tomato-Basil FishTaste of Home

December 5: Feta Tomato-Basil Fish

I rely on my husband for the main ingredient in this fuss-free dish. He fills our freezer after his summer fishing trip! —Alicia Szeszol, Lindenhurst, Illinois

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December 6: Sweet Potato & Caramelized Onion Shells Taste of Home

December 6: Sweet Potato & Caramelized Onion Shells

Gorgonzola cheese and sweet potatoes add a fun and flavorful twist to classic stuffed shells. Delicious with a sprinkle of Parmesan, the pasta can be topped with leftover gravy, too. —Robin Haas, Cranston, Rhode Island

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December 7: Italian Turkey Burgers Taste of Home

December 7: Italian Turkey Burgers

Seasoned with oregano and Parmesan cheese, these plump burgers are a delicious change-of-pace entree. I like to serve them on crusty Italian bread with warmed spaghetti sauce, but you can also use hamburger buns. -Mary Tallman, Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin

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December 8: Chicken-Prosciutto Pinwheels in Wine Sauce

We host a large group for holiday meals, and these pinwheels always go over well alongside the regular dishes. I often double this recipe and use two 13x9-in. pans. —Johnna Johnson, Scottsdale, Arizona

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December 9: Aberdeen Beef Pie Taste of Home

December 9: Aberdeen Beef Pie

When set in the middle of the table, this hearty beef pie is the center of attention. With chunks of tender beef and tasty vegetables under a flaky pastry crust, this pure comfort food will welcome your family home. —Peggy Goodrich, Enid, Oklahoma

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December 10: Greek Orzo Chicken Taste of Home

December 10: Greek Orzo Chicken

Take your first bite and set sail for a dinner-table tour of the sunny Greek isles. Sprinkle lemon zest on top to give it a little extra flair. —Angela Buchanan, Longmont, Colorado

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December 11: Grampa's German-Style Pot Roast Taste of Home

December 11: Grampa's German-Style Pot Roast

Grampa was of German heritage and loved the Old-World recipes given to him by his mother. I made a few changes so I could prepare this dish in the slow cooker and give it a slightly updated flavor. —Nancy Heishman, Las Vegas, Nevada

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December 12: Five-Cheese Ziti al Forno

After having the five-cheese ziti at Olive Garden, I tried to make my own version of it—and I think I got pretty close. I always double this when I'm making it and freeze the second one for another meal. —Keri Whitney, Castro Valley, California

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December 13: Szechuan Skillet Chicken

My whole family loves this Szechuan chicken. My husband prefers it without peppers, but he is happy to let others have his! I use the ginger paste that comes in a tube and pre-shredded carrots to save time. —Christine Snyder, Boulder, Colorado

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December 14: Cottage Pie Taste of Home

December 14: Cottage Pie

I get a pound of ground turkey—the light kind—and a pound of the dark kind for this recipe, but you could use beef or lamb. — Jane Leeves, Los Angeles, California

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December 15: Meat-and-Potato Quiche

This hearty dish is welcome anytime, of course, but our family especially enjoys it at breakfast! It just seems to get the day off to an extra good start. —Esther Beachy, Hutchinson, Kansas

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December 16: Creamy Pasta Rags Taste of Home

December 16: Creamy Pasta Rags

This skillet meal was born out of necessity on a busy weeknight. I pulled together a package of turkey sausage links, lasagna noodles and a bag of frozen peas and went to work. —Amy Freeze, Avon Park, Florida

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December 17: Apple Butter Pork with White Beans

This enticing dish is an entire dinner with meat, vegetables and beans, wonderful to come home to after I've run the kids around to activities all afternoon. The apple butter with the pork is yummy and perfect for fall! —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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December 18: Beefy Minestrone Taste of Home

December 18: Beefy Minestrone

I know lots of minestrone recipes don't contain meat, but my husband thinks a meal is only a meal if it contains some sort of meat. Consequently, this is the perfect meal. It strikes that balance of flavorful, healthful, and soul-satisfying. —Juli Snaer, Enid, Oklahoma

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December 19: Salmon with Brown Sugar Glaze

I was not a salmon lover until I tried this recipe. Now it is one of my favorite dishes to serve friends. —Rachel Garcia, Arlington, Virginia

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December 20: Quick Tater Tot Bake Taste of Home

December 20: Quick Tater Tot Bake

I like to make this dish when time before supper is short. If we have unexpected company, I just double the ingredients and use a 13x9-in. pan. I call it my Please Stay Casserole! —Jean Ferguson, Elverta, California

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December 21: White Chili with a Kick

Store-bought rotisserie chicken makes this spicy chili easy, but you could also cook your own. We like it with various combinations of sour cream, green onions, cheese and salsa on top. —Emmajean Anderson, Mendota Heights, Minnesota

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December 22: Terrific Turkey Enchiladas Taste of Home

December 22: Terrific Turkey Enchiladas

Enchiladas are a favorite dish in my home, especially to our little girl, who calls them "laladas." This is a really tasty take on the classic southwestern dish. —Jenn Tidwell, Fair Oaks, California

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December 23: Chipotle Beef Sandwiches Taste of Home

December 23: Chipotle Beef Sandwiches

A jar of chipotle salsa makes it easy to spice up beef sirloin for these mouthwatering sandwiches. Keep this no-stress recipe in mind the next time you have to feed a hungry crowd.—Jessica Ring, Madison, Wisconsin

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December 24: Christmas Eve Confetti PastaTaste of Home

December 24: Christmas Eve Confetti Pasta

This easy Christmas dinner has become a holiday tradition in our home. All the prep is done before we attend Christmas Eve service. On returning, I just boil water and saute. It's so colorful with a tossed salad and garlic bread — and always gets raves! — Ellen Fiore, Ridgewood, New Jersey

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December 25: Easy and Elegant HamTaste of Home

December 25: Easy and Elegant Ham

I fix this moist, tender ham to serve my large family. It can be readied quickly in the morning, frees up my oven, tastes outstanding and can feed a crowd. Covered with colorful pineapple slices, cherries and orange glaze, its showstopping appearance appeals to both children and adults. —Denise DiPace, Medford, New Jersey

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December 26: Homemade Pizza Taste of Home

December 26: Homemade Pizza

This recipe is a hearty, zesty main dish with a crisp, golden crust. Feel free to add your favorite toppings. —Marianne Edwards, Lake Stevens, Washington

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December 27: So-Tender Swiss Steak Taste of Home

December 27: So-Tender Swiss Steak

This fork-tender Swiss steak with rich gravy was an often-requested main dish around our house when I was growing up. Mom took pride in preparing scrumptious, hearty meals like this for our family and guests. —Linda McGinty, Parma, Ohio

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December 28: Caramelized Onion & Garlic Pasta Taste of Home

December 28: Caramelized Onion & Garlic Pasta

This full-flavored recipe is the result of my mom's love of pasta and our love of cooking together. With a bit of pepper heat and smoky bacon, the entree is excellent alone or paired with grilled chicken. —Lacy Jo Matheson, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

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December 29: Garlic Clove Chicken Taste of Home

December 29: Garlic Clove Chicken

My Greek neighbors made this chicken frequently, and I couldn’t get enough of it. If you like garlic, you’ll love this recipe. —Denise Hollebeke, Penhold, Alberta

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December 30: Slow-Cooker Jambalaya RisottoTaste of Home

December 30: Slow-Cooker Jambalaya Risotto

I love risotto, but I don’t always love the time and stirring it takes to get the creamy goodness. So when I found a slow-cooker risotto recipe, I thought it was too good to be true! For this dish, I decided to adapt a jambalaya recipe. —Angela Westra, Cambridge, Massachusett

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December 31: Horseradish-Encrusted Beef Tenderloin

Wow friends and family with this tender beef encased in a golden horseradish crust. Roasted garlic boosts the robust flavor even more. —Laura Bagozzi, Dublin, Ohio

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January 1: Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups Taste of Home

January 1: Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups

Lettuce wraps make light, lively appetizers. These are easy to make because the slow cooker does most of the work. Just load it up and let things get cooking. When the chicken is cooked, just shred and serve. —Robin Haas, West Roxbury, Massachusetts

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January 2: Easy Poached Salmon Taste of Home

January 2: Easy Poached Salmon

In 46 years of marriage, we had never tasted salmon until a friend told me about poaching it in a low cooker. I tried it and got flaky, moist results with little fuss. I added some soy sauce for extra flavor. — Johnna Johnson, Scottsdale, Arizona

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January 3: Mama's CarnitasTaste of Home

January 3: Mama's Carnitas

My husband loves to cook Mexican dishes. I’m more of an Italian-style cook, and the joke in our house is that I should leave all the Mexican cooking to him. However, this dish of mine turned out so amazing my husband fell in love! It’s all in the meat. If you can get an all-natural pork shoulder, it really makes a difference. —Chelsea Wickman, Painesville, Ohio

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January 4: Cranberry Turkey Sloppy Joes Taste of Home

January 4: Cranberry Turkey Sloppy Joes

Want a holiday spin on sloppy joes? This combination of turkey and cranberries is a big hit with everyone who tastes it! The flavor has a touch of sweetness, a touch of salt—just right for a holiday get-together. The slow cooker makes it easy to keep warm on a buffet. —Christine Grimm, Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania

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January 5: Roast Beef with Chive Roasted Potatoes

It’s hard to believe that last night’s beef roast could get any better, but it shines in this heartwarming dish. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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January 6: Creamy Pumpkin Tortellini

My kids love the creamy, rich sauce on these tortellinis so much but they don't even know pumpkin is inside. Use freshly grated Parmesan cheese for the best, nutty and delicious flavor. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho

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January 7: Sausage Sauerkraut Soup

I've taken this satisfying soup to church gatherings and family reunions, and it always receives wonderful compliments. Everyone loves it! —Elizabeth Goetzinger, Lewiston, Idaho

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January 8: Artichoke Steak Wraps Taste of Home

January 8: Artichoke Steak Wraps

This simple, fast and flavorful dish is one the whole family loves. It's surprisingly easy to make, and you can broil the steak if you don't want to venture outside.—Greg Fontenot, The Woodlands, Texas

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January 9: Chicken Parmesan Burgers Taste of Home

January 9: Chicken Parmesan Burgers

A restaurant-quality burger that's topped with marinara and loaded with cheese—what's not to love? Fresh basil adds even more flavor. —Brooke Petras, Alpine, California

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January 10: Crunchy White Baked Macaroni & Cheese Taste of Home

January 10: Crunchy White Baked Macaroni & Cheese

This creamy, bubbly, indulgent classic is down-home comfort food at its finest. The topping is made with panko bread crumbs for an extra bit of crunch. —Nicole Duffy, New Haven, Connecticut

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January 11: Sausage and Squash Penne Taste of Home

January 11: Sausage and Squash Penne

I love using frozen cooked winter squash because the hard work—peeling, chopping and cooking—is all done for me. — Jennifer Roberts, South Burlington, Vermont

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January 12: Pork Spanish Rice

My family wasn't fond of pork roast until I used it in this yummy casserole.—Betty Unrau, MacGregor, Manitoba

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January 13: Sheet Pan Tandoori Chicken

January 13: Sheet Pan Tandoori Chicken

This tandoori chicken recipe is easy for weeknights since it bakes in one pan, but it is also special enough for guests. The best part? There isn’t much to clean up when dinner is over! —Anwar Khan, Iriving, Texas

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January 14: Homemade Apple Cider Beef Stew

January 14: Homemade Apple Cider Beef Stew

It's especially nice to use this recipe in fall, when the weather gets crisp and Nebraska's apple orchards start selling fresh apple cider. This entree's subtle sweetness is a welcome change from other savory stews. We enjoy it with biscuits and slices of apple and cheddar cheese. -Joyce Glaesemann, Lincoln, Nebraska

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January 15: Creamy Onion Pork Chops Taste of Home

January 15: Creamy Onion Pork Chops

Wine adds delectable flavor to the chops, and the meat falls from the bone. This easy dish just might initiate every family member into the cook something good for dinner club! —Kristina Wyatt, Catawba, Virginia

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January 16: Slow-Cooked Chicken and Stuffing Taste of Home

January 16: Slow-Cooked Chicken and Stuffing

Prepared in a slow cooker, this tasty, no-fuss main dish has a flavorful blend of seasonings and the irresistible duo of tender chicken and moist dressing. It's nice enough for the holidays and easy enough to fix year-round. -Angie Marquart, New Washington, Ohio

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January 17: Rustic Italian Tortellini Soup

This is my favorite tortellini soup recipe. It's one of those types of soup that are quick to fix on a busy night and full of healthy, tasty ingredients. It originally called for spicy sausage links, but I've found that turkey sausage, or even ground turkey breast, is just as good. —Tracy Fasnacht, Irwin, Pennsylvania

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January 18: Caramelized Ham & Swiss Buns Taste of Home

January 18: Caramelized Ham & Swiss Buns

My next-door neighbor shared this recipe with me, and I simply cannot improve it! You can make it ahead and cook it quickly when company arrives. The combo of poppy seeds, ham and cheese, horseradish and brown sugar makes it so delicious. —Iris Weihemuller, Baxter, Minnesota

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January 19: Chili Mac Taste of Home

January 19: Chili Mac

This chili mac has regularly appeared on my family menus for more than 40 years, and it's never failed to please at potlucks and bring-a-dish gatherings. Sometimes I turn it into soup by adding a can of beef broth. —Marie Posavec, Berwyn, Illinois

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January 20: Deep-Dish Sausage Pizza Taste of Home

January 20: Deep-Dish Sausage Pizza

My grandma made the tastiest snacks for us when we stayed the night at her farm. Her wonderful pizza, hot from the oven, was covered with cheese and had fragrant herbs in the crust. Now this pizza is frequently a meal for my husband and me and our family. —Michele Madden, Washington Court House, Ohio

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January 21: Cajun Beef Casserole

Your little ones who refuse to eat veggies won’t complain one bit when you bring this cheesy casserole with a cornbread crust to the table. For picky eaters, try using less Cajun seasoning. —Kelly Ciepluch, Kenosha, Wisconsin

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January 22: Quicker Chicken and Dumplings Taste of Home

January 22: Quicker Chicken and Dumplings

Ready in 30 minutes, this easy chicken and dumplings recipe takes advantage of convenience items and uses time-saving, drop-style dumplings. —Willie DeWaard, Coralville, Iowa

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January 23: Creamy Noodle Casserole Taste of Home

January 23: Creamy Noodle Casserole

My husband, Ronald, works long hours and frequently doesn't arrive home until past 7 p.m. This casserole is ideal for those late nights—it's just as tasty after it's been warmed in the microwave. —Barb Marshall, Pickerington, Ohio

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January 24: Cheesy Pepperoni Buns Taste of Home

January 24: Cheesy Pepperoni Buns

A pizza version of the sloppy joe, this hot and melty open-faced sandwich is a surefire kid pleaser. Adults love them, too! —Tanya Belt, Newcomerstown, Ohio

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January 25: Country Pork 'n' Sauerkraut

My mother and grandmother once ran a beanery for a train crew, which inspired a lot of my cooking. I adapted this recipe from one of theirs. The secret ingredient is the applesauce. When everything is cooked up, you wouldn’t guess that it’s in there, but the taste’s just a bit sweeter. —Donna Hellendrung, Mineapolis, Minnesota

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January 26: Fiery Sweet Chicken Thighs

This dish combines my love of spicy Thai food with a sweet, almost barbecue-like sauce. You can't beat the slow-cooker convenience! —Eve Gray, Marietta, Georgia

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January 27: Taco Bowls Taste of Home

January 27: Taco Bowls

When it’s done slow-cooking, this beef shreds like a dream. We make it often, because it’s super easy to customize with fun, fresh and healthy toppings. —Hope Wasylenki, Gahanna, Ohio

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January 28: Bistro Turkey Calzone Taste of Home

January 28: Bistro Turkey Calzone

Turkey, cheddar and bacon harmonize well with the apple in this family-friendly fare. —Donna Marie Ryan, Topsfield, Massachusetts

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January 29: Stuffed Whole Cabbage Taste of Home

January 29: Stuffed Whole Cabbage

My husband's fantastic about trying new recipes—like this one I experimented with before getting just right! —Wyn Jespersen, Suffield, Connecticut

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January 30: Penne with Veggies and Black Beans Taste of Home

January 30: Penne with Veggies and Black Beans

Chock-full of zucchini, tomatoes, sweet pepper and carrots, this hearty pasta dish puts your garden harvest to good use. For variety, I sometimes add one-half cup of salsa or one-half cup of thickened teriyaki sauce. —Vickie Spoerle, Indianapolis, Indiana

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January 31: Slow-Cooker Orange Chicken

This is a family-friendly recipe that even the kids will like. It's easy to prepare and flavorful enough to share with dinner guests. — Sherry Kozlowski, Morgantown, West Virginia

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February 1: The Best Beef Stew

Our stew has tons of flavor thanks to the herbs, red wine and balsamic vinegar. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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February 2: Greek Chicken & Rice Taste of Home

February 2: Greek Chicken & Rice

A fresh take on comfort food, Greek chicken and rice is my go-to on busy weeknights and when unexpected company stops by. Boost the health benefits and toss in chopped spinach. —Savannah Lay, Baker City, Oregon

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February 3: Slow-Cooker Turkey Sloppy Joes

February 3: Slow-Cooker Turkey Sloppy Joes

The combination of chili sauce and ground turkey in these sloppy joes creates a delicious flavor. The avocado adds a special touch to the sandwiches. —Nichole Jones, Idaho Falls, Idaho

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February 4: Speedy Salmon Patties

February 4: Speedy Salmon Patties

I combine seven easy ingredients for this salmon patty recipe. When I was a girl growing up on the farm, my mom often fixed these when we were late in the field. These salmon cakes are also tasty with chopped green peppers added to the mixture. —Bonnie Evans, Cameron, North Carolina

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February 5: Breaded Pork Chops

February 5: Breaded Pork Chops

These traditional pork chops have a wonderful home-cooked flavor like the ones Mom used to make. The breading makes them crispy outside and tender and juicy inside. Why not treat your family to some breaded pork chops tonight? —Deborah Amrine, Grand Haven, Michigan

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February 6: Cheesy Meatball Sliders Taste of Home

February 6: Cheesy Meatball Sliders

These meatball sliders are a fun way to serve meatballs at your party without using a slow cooker. Made on mini Hawaiian rolls, they have a hint of sweetness to balance out all the wonderful Italian seasonings. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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February 7: Slow-Cooker Chicken Stroganoff Taste of Home

February 7: Slow-Cooker Chicken Stroganoff

This recipe is creamy, warm, satisfying and fairly inexpensive—and needs just a few ingredients! Who could ask for more on a cold winter evening? I will admit, though, that I have been known to make it during the summer, too. —Jason Kretzer, Grants Pass, Oregon

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February 8: Cheeseburger Crescent Ring

This is an easy entree that can be put together quickly after a long day at work. I guarantee that adults will enjoy it as much as kids do. —Stephanie Hurd, Oxford, Alabama

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February 9: Savory Mustard Chicken and Stuffing Waffles Taste of Home

February 9: Savory Mustard Chicken and Stuffing Waffles

Adding mustard to the chicken coating adds a tang that's amazing with the savory waffles and sweet maple syrup. —John Ginn, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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February 10: Mac 'n' Cheese Dinner Taste of Home

February 10: Mac 'n' Cheese Dinner

Don’t settle for ordinary mac and cheese. This version is my kids’ favorite, so I always make a huge pot. It’s an easy recipe to cut down or double (or triple!). It can also be made into a low-fat recipe if you use nonfat milk, reduced-fat cheeses and lean ham. —Raymond James, Port Orchard, Washington

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February 11: Tangy Beef Turnovers

My mom’s recipe for these flavorful pockets called for dough made from scratch, but I streamlined it by using crescent rolls. My children love them plain or dipped in ketchup. —Claudia Bodecker, Ash Flat, Arkansas

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February 12: Veggie Fajitas

My husband prefers these to chicken or beef fajitas and I serve them for dinner often. —Sarah Mercer, Wichita, Kansas

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February 13: Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

The bounty of peppers found at the local farmers market in the early fall, combined with some standard Greek ingredients, creates a dish that bursts with color and fresh flavor. —Renee Murby, Johnston, Rhode Island

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February 14: Spice-Crusted Steaks with Cherry Sauce Taste of Home

February 14: Spice-Crusted Steaks with Cherry Sauce

If you’re hosting meat lovers, these impressive cast-iron skillet steaks are guaranteed to please. They’re perfect for a special-occasion dinner without too much fuss. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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February 15: Asparagus Beef Cashew Stir-Fry Taste of Home

February 15: Asparagus Beef Cashew Stir-Fry

As appetizing to the eye as it is to the palate, this stovetop specialty features lots of vegetables, beef and crunchy cashews. The recipe comes from a local restaurant. —Joyce Huebner, Marinette, Wisconsin.

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February 16: Sausage and Spinach Tortellini Soup Taste of Home

February 16: Sausage and Spinach Tortellini Soup

My husband’s grandmother used to make this soup with her own homemade sausage and tortellini. Since the recipe has been passed down, we don’t hand make those ingredients, but this version is almost as good as hers. It's also an excellent way to get the kids to eat spinach!—Joyce Lulewicz, Brunswick, Ohio

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February 17: Southwest Tortilla-Turkey SkilletTaste of Home

February 17: Southwest Tortilla-Turkey Skillet

I wanted to cut back on red meat, but my husband thinks ground turkey can be dry. I think the taco seasoning and jalapeno juice in this recipe give the turkey added flavor and moistness…and he agrees! — Lindsay Ludden, Omaha, Nebraska

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February 18: Easy Slow-Cooked Swiss Steak

I let my slow cooker simmer up this fuss-free and flavorful Swiss steak. Perfect for busy days…the longer it cooks, the better it tastes! —Sarah Burks, Wathena, Kansas

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February 19: Tangy Pork Chops Taste of Home

February 19: Tangy Pork Chops

When my husband and I had our first child, we found this recipe so convenient. I could start it during nap time and we’d enjoy an easy, satisfying dinner that night. —Karol Hines, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

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February 20: Meatless Chili Mac

I came across this recipe in a newspaper years ago and it’s been a real hit at our house ever since. It’s fast and flavorful and appeals to all ages. —Cindy Ragan, North Huntington, Pennsylvania

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February 21: Kung Pao Chicken Sloppy Joes

What happens when you combine two favorites into one easy dish? Clean plates, that’s what! My family loves Chinese food, but takeout can be expensive and not always the healthiest. This colorful stovetop kung pao sloppy joe recipe will please everyone at dinnertime, including the kids. My husband prefers to skip the bun and eat it over brown rice or rolled in lettuce wrap. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland

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February 22: Meaty Slow-Cooked Jambalaya Taste of Home

February 22: Meaty Slow-Cooked Jambalaya

Sure makes life easy having this tasty dish stashed away in the freezer! Another plus, you throw it all in the slow cooker—no skillet necessary. —Diane Smith, Pine Mountain, Georgia

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February 23: Cabbage Sausage Supper Taste of Home

February 23: Cabbage Sausage Supper

Everyone is surprised at how this flavorful cabbage and smoked sausage recipe calls for just a few ingredients. I usually complete my family's favorite slow cooker meal with a no-bake fruit dessert. —Ruby Williams, Bogalusa, Louisiana

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February 24: Shredded Chicken Tostadas

February 24: Shredded Chicken Tostadas

These flavorful tostadas are super easy and family friendly. You won't believe how tender and juicy the chicken comes out. Just load up the tostadas with your favorite fresh toppings, and you have one simple, sensational meal. —Lisa Kenny, Houston, Texas

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February 25: Cheeseburger Paradise Soup Taste of Home

February 25: Cheeseburger Paradise Soup

I’ve never met a person who didn’t enjoy this creamy soup, and it’s hearty enough to serve as a main course with your favorite bread or rolls. —Nadina Iadimarco, Burton, Ohio

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February 26: Slow-Roasted Chicken with Vegetables Taste of Home

February 26: Slow-Roasted Chicken with Vegetables

Even a beginner cook could make this slow cooked chicken and have it turn out perfectly. This recipe could not be easier. A few minutes of prep and you'll come home to a delicious dinner. —Anita Bell, Hermitage, Tennessee

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February 27: One-Skillet Chicken Fajita Pasta Taste of Home

February 27: One-Skillet Chicken Fajita Pasta

You can have this quick, easy fajita pasta on the table in no time. We love the kicked-up Southwestern flavor, and I like being able to make the whole meal in my cast-iron skillet. I sometimes garnish it with crushed corn chips. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

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February 28: Tender Beef over NoodlesTaste of Home

February 28: Tender Beef over Noodles

I dress up stew meat with noodles and a slightly sweet red sauce for this satisfying main dish. It goes great with a salad and garlic bread. —Olivia Gust, Salem, Oregon

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February 29: One-Pot Spinach Beef Soup Taste of Home

February 29: One-Pot Spinach Beef Soup

My idea of a winning weeknight meal is this beefy soup that simmers in one big pot. Grate some Parmesan and pass the crackers. —Julie Davis, Jacksonville, Florida

Katie Bandurski
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.

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