Midwest

Our Midwestern recipes are staples of America’s heartland. Taste the Midwest with favorites including appetizers and old-fashioned casseroles.

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      99 Midwest Comfort Foods Everyone Should Make

      When it comes to comfort food, no one does it quite like Midwesterners. These Midwest recipes, like butter-basted burgers, tater tot casserole and buckeyes, are guaranteed to make you feel right at home.

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      Gooey Butter Cake

      5 reviews

      A friend gave me a quick version of this gooey butter cake recipe using a cake mix, but I prefer...


      St. Louis-Style Pizza

      Provel cheese and a cracker-thin crust are the hallmarks of this St. Louis-style pizza recipe. Don't forget to cut your...


      Detroit-Style Pizza

      1 review

      Topped with pepperoni and melted, ooey-gooey cheese, this traditional Detroit-style pizza recipe is just what your pizza night needs. Don't...


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      38 Midwestern Thanksgiving Side Dishes You Can’t Miss

      Pass the green bean casserole! These Midwestern Thanksgiving side dishes prove that there's even more to enjoy from the breadbasket...

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      40 Midwestern Thanksgiving Desserts

      From cozy apple crisp to fresh pumpkin pie, we can't get enough of these Thanksgiving desserts hailing from America's heartland.


      32 Creamy Midwestern Casseroles We Crave

      Tuck in to these stick-to-your-ribs casseroles from across the Midwest. They're creamy, comforting and perfect for chilly nights!

      Cherry Chip Waffles with Cherry Syrup

      While on a recent trip to Door County, Wisconsin, for a family reunion, I created this yummy recipe using some...


      34 Cheesy Midwestern Casseroles We Love

      Every Midwesterner appreciates the beauty of a cheesy, comforting casserole. Here are our favorites—straight from America's heartland.


      The 30 Best Midwestern Recipes Ever, Ranked

      From wild rice hot dish to Cincinnati chili, we're naming the most midwestern foods ever. Did your favorite make the...


      Brown Rice with Cranberries and Almonds

      I'm always looking to switch things up during the holiday season. This brown rice with cranberries and almonds dish is...

      Sweet Cherry Upside-Down Cake

      1 review

      This cherry upside-down cake is a summer staple in our house, and it's always welcomed at neighborhood and family barbecues....


      Air-Fryer Ravioli

      2 reviews

      While visiting a friend in St. Louis, Missouri, I tried fried ravioli at almost every restaurant we visited. When I...


      Bratwurst and Chicken Kabobs

      I made these lively chicken kabobs as a thank-you gift while visiting my relatives in Norway They loved eating them...


      Chili Dog Baked Potatoes

      1 review

      These chili dogs are nestled in baked potatoes for a delicious and satisfying meal. They're perfect for a barbecue, but...


      Toasted Ravioli

      5 reviews

      While visiting a friend who had just moved to St. Louis, Missouri, I tried these toasted ravioli at almost every...

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      Maple-Apple Clafouti

      5 reviews

      This fruit pudding could not be easier to make! A traditional comfort food in France, it is often made with...


      Badger State Stuffing

      1 review

      Your family will love the contrasting sweet, savory and slightly tart flavors in this spin on a Thanksgiving classic. Feel...


      Buckeye Pie

      1 review

      Everyone that eats this pie raves about it! You can cover the whole top with ganache, but leaving part of...


      Wisconsin Butter-Basted Burgers

      3 reviews

      It’s no secret that Wisconsinites love their dairy—so much that they sometimes top their burgers with a generous pat of...


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      Slow-Cooker Chicken & Dumplings

      9 reviews

      Here's a homey dish that people just can't wait to dive into! Yes, you can have slow cooker chicken and...


      Grilled Ribeye with Garlic Blue Cheese Mustard Sauce

      8 reviews

      This simple steak gets a big flavor boost from two of my favorites: mustard and blue cheese. My husband and...


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      The Best Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

      9 reviews

      What makes this the best out of all the scalloped potatoes recipes out there? I slice them extra thin and...


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      Matthew’s Best Ever Meat Loaf

      18 reviews

      This is comfort food at its best. Mushrooms, beef stock, tomato paste, Worcestershire and soy sauce help boost the meaty...

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      Pressure-Cooker Tuna Noodle Casserole

      1 review

      We tweaked this family-friendly classic to work for the pressure cooker. Go for easy, wholesome and totally homemade!—Taste of Home...


      Midwestern Meat Pies

      10 reviews

      When I moved to the Midwest in 1966, I discovered many ethnic foods that I had never heard of before....


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      Buttermilk Biscuit Ham Potpie

      7 reviews

      As part of my job, I helped concept a bunch of food trucks, and Biscuit Box was our first. We...


      RumChata Cheesecake

      2 reviews

      I like to experiment and make new and unusual-flavored cheesecakes. When I tried RumChata at a friend's party, I knew...


      Indulgent Coconut Rice Pudding

      4 reviews

      This slow-cooked winter comfort dessert is a healthier option for your family that doesn't sacrifice flavor. If you can't find...


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      Yellow Squash and Zucchini Gratin

      25 reviews

      This gratin is the perfect way to use up an abundance of summer squash. It's easy to prepare, takes just...