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Top recipes for "Midwestern"

Corned beef hash

quick and easy corned beef hash. a camping favorite,

Corn dodger

johnnycake brought west. from the mississippi valley chapter of the united states regional cookbook, culinary arts institute of chicago, 1947. vegetarian if vegetable shortening is used.

Deep dish pizza

i got this recipe from jeff smith, the frugal gourmet back in 1987. he made this recipe and ran it by pizzeria uno in chicago and they smiled and nodded "it's almost as good as ours." this is easy, no...

Coarse black pepper cheese bread

my family loves this bread! i like to serve it especially with soups and sometimes along with dinner. this is the bread i make when i don't use my bread machine. this recipe came from a good cook in our...

Christmas tea

this is my grandmother's recipe for a delicious hot punch for the holidays, which she always called tea. i always make this for holiday parties, and the aroma is wonderful. to make it even more festive,...

Cranberry fruit jam

this doesn't use pectin. the recipe comes from ball canning products, and assumes you know and follow safe canning procedures.

Danish puffs

from "simply delicious"- a cookbook of herberger's employee family recipes. submitted by sara sadler of st. paul, minnesota.

Chocolate orange cream cocktail

this is a drink that's as pretty as it is a sweet indulgence. in fact, we like to call it dessert in a martini glass. it tastes a bit like those chocolate orange cream candy eggs, but a whole lot better...

Heart healthy pizza topping

for one 12 inch pizza. from "cooking a la heart"- delicious heart healthy recipes from the mankato heart health program, 1988.

Duimpjes dutch cookies

from the michigan dutch chapter of the united states regional cookbook, culinary institute of chicago, 1947.

Easy caramel

i got this recipe from a friend in college. it was super easy to make and my husband ate the entire pan of it within a few days.

Danish kringle

from aebleskiver and more - a sampling of danish recipes by lisa steen riggs. i have heard this is devilishly hard to make, but well worth it if you can master it. i've never been able to make it. hope...

Dove kabobs

it's just dovely

Creamy chicken in rice

this recipe was one of the 'usuals' at my house when i was little- even so, we never got tired of it! it is a super easy recipe, and you can play around with it: for the soup, you can either use two cans...

Cottage ham

it's a midwest thing. if you can find a smoked pork shoulder roll/smoked butt/cottage roll/cottage ham, try this. it's not a ham, although it tastes a bit similar. it's not like pulled pork either, which...

Chinese buffet style donuts

we have all enjoyed these simple to make donuts. now you can make them at home. from (

Cobbler cake

simular to both cobbler and cake, i call this baked desert "cobbler cake". the wild card ingredient is the fruit that you choose. i have found that any and all fruits or berries work wonderfully.

Coconut chocolate tarts

cute little individual tarts that are decadent tasting. from donna hay's food fast cookbook

Easy beef roast

i've made this for many years. you can even use this as a base step and begin adding herbs it's that versatile. can be made without mushrooms,-- add carrots, or no vegetable. serve with garlic mashed potatoes...

Chocolate wows

cookies from 3 kinds of chocolate and pecans and a dollar store cookbook to boot!! these are good to say the least....

Door county style fish boil

although an authentic fish boil is served with melted butter, the simple dill sauce in this recipe is a little healthier. serve with coleslaw and dinner rolls. some fish boils also serve corn on the cob...

Chokecherry syrup

i finally found a recipe that thickens like syrup! great on pancakes.

Easy chicken and green bean casserole

this is a version of a recipe my mother-in-law taught me to make. it is a family favorite. it is an entire meal in one pan! you can prepare the chicken any way that is convenient for you. prep time...

Cinnamon roll french toast

visiting my family in colorado, we went to a place called verns . they served their world famous cinnamon roll french toast. it was so sweet and so yummy. here is an easy version i'm pretty golly danged...

Creamy garlic red potato salad

this is a great tasty potato salad for a summer day. great with grilled steak, chicken, or fish. it is best if made early in the day if you are serving it for dinner! prep time includes minimum refrigeration...

Dried onion soup mix

makes the equivalent of 3 (1.25 ounce) packages of soup mix. i picked this recipe up from our county extension office. this is a low sodium recipe which contains 5.7mg of sodium compared to 3560.0mg...

Cracked pepper gravy

a buddy e-mailed me this a while back, it's pretty dang good too. cracked pepper is different from freshly ground pepper because the former is stronger in flavor and aroma. grind them in a food processor...

Crunchy grahams

i love golden graham cereal! i liked it best plain, and used to eat it right out of the box. wow, so good- so these must be too! i'm looking forward to trying these!

Cube steak in gravy slow cooker

i bought some cube steaks on a whim and then was not sure what to do with them. i liked the idea of slow cooking, but not the cream of soups and mixes that so many recipes featured. so i made this up based...


this is a hannah swensen recipe direct from the cookie jar in lake eden, minnesota to you :) also note if you can't find the cranberries or want to try something different you can substitute any chopped...

Conga bars

no mixing machine, no bowls! this is a very old recipe from the chicago tribune that is easy to prepare and the results will become a family favorite.

Easy chicken kabobs

the hardest part about this recipe is waiting for the chicken to marinade! ;) super easy and quick to make!! enjoy!

Comfort meatballs the pioneer woman

make a double batch and keep some in the freezer for busy cold nights. make extra sauce for dipping! from ree drummond's episode potluck sunday, this has many excellent reviews!

Custard pudding

my grandma has used this recipe since she was a little girl. it makes a very good, rich pudding to use in cream pies, trifles, or just for eating. if you want to reduce the richness substitute some of...

Crock pot pork chops on rice

tender and very flavorful chops. all you need is a veggie and you have a satisfying dinner.

Corned beef au gratin

this is another recipe that my mother made for us. mother could always make a great meal even while being very frugal.

Dr bird cake

this is one of my grandma's recipes. she always had one baked fresh when we came over to visit. it brings back fond memories of my childhood. it was always a family favorite of mine.

Crockpot ribs and taters

during the heat wave of july 2011 we got tired of grilling and bbq. the crockpot did get more than it's fair share of use. using what i had on hand i made this dish and was very happily surprised at...

Potted elk roast

decent grazin'.

Garlic chicken and shrimp

serve garlic chicken and shrimp over hot cooked seasoned noodles or rice. adapted from, altered a bit to our taste.

Easy cheesy vegan burgers

vegan black beans easy save for later quick meal

Cookie and cream

this is not the usual cookies and cream but a quick, easy, lighter version of a shortcake type dessert that you can vary which fruit you use or even which type of cookie you use. i usually have frozen,...

Mud pie

this is easy and delicious. it came from a cook book in honor of a young girl, barbara johnson, whose life was tragically cut short in an auto accident before she turned 20 years old. she had a beautiful...

Easy creamy porcupine meatballs

most people make these in tomato soup. i had started making it one day before i realized i didn't have any tomato soup - so i tried it with campbells cream of celery soup... it was wonderful! you can...

Easy chicken pot pie pies

comfort food all the way and a pleasant surprise for the family to boot. these pot pies will satisfy a "man-sized" appetite. i was astounded as to how nice they turn out!

Blue ribbon egg salad

pat yourselves on the back, recipe*zaarites! i took all your best egg salad ideas and came up with this recipe which is certain to win me a big blue ribbon at the county fair! full flavor and slightly...

Coleslaw that lasts

this coleslaw lasts and its a crowd pleaser. great on picnics or buffets.

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