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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    Beer-Cheese Green Bean Casserole

    1 review

    Being from Wisconsin, where beer, cheese and snap beans abound, I thought I'd try a local spin on a beloved...


    Copycat 57 Sauce

    This is our homemade version of our favorite steak sauce. We use it on everything from steaks, chicken, pork, burgers,...


    Huckleberry Bear Claws

    1 review

    Beware: Bear claws may lead to bear hugs! My family can't get enough of these quick, easy pastries made from...

    Rock N Rye Pork Roast Sandwiches

    Detroit's Faygo Rock & Rye soda (or pop, as we call it in Michigan) gives these pork roast sandwiches such...


    Rib Shack Copycat Mashed Potatoes

    2 reviews

    Idaho is well known for being the potato state—even our license plates say "Famous Potatoes"! This is my version of...

    Buckeye Doughnut Holes

    Ohioans LOVE their buckeyes! They are in just about every candy shop and on every homemade sweets tray. I've taken...


    Tom and Jerry

    It just wouldn't be Christmas without sipping a warm Tom & Jerry drink. I was surprised to find out that...


    Shrimp Puff Pastry Triangles

    Shrimp de Jonghe was invented in Chicago. It is usually baked and served in a casserole dish, but my version...


    The Coziest Midwestern Recipes to Bake This Fall

    The heartland of America is home to all of fall's coziest flavors like pumpkin, crisp apple and cranberry. Curl up...

    Michigan Cherry Japanese-Style Cheesecake

    2 reviews

    Michigan is known for its amazing cherries, especially the tart ones, so we have plenty of opportunities to find new...


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    Gooey Butter Cake

    6 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

    1 review

    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

    2 reviews

    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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    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...


    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...


    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...


    Toasted Ravioli

    7 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 Clafoutis

    5 reviews

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


    Buckeye Pie

    1 review

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


    Wisconsin Butter 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

    11 reviews

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

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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...


    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...


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    Yellow Squash and Zucchini Gratin

    31 reviews

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


    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...


    Grilled Ribeye with Garlic Blue Cheese Mustard Sauce

    9 reviews

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


    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....