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Top 3 Recipes for Winter 2022

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Top 3 Recipes for Winter 2022

‘Tis the season to be freezin’... or something like that. As Midwesterners, we’re familiar with the cold and snowy winter months. Staying warm is a top priority. One of the best ways to do so is by enjoying a hearty meal within the comfort of your home. We have come up with three delicious recipes to keep you warm and cozy this February.

Classic Shepherd’s Pie 

If you’re looking to add something new to your weekly dinner rotation, try a shepherd’s pie! This winter classic features ground beef (or lamb), creamy gravy, vegetables and a cheesy mashed potatoes topping. Baked to goodness, this warm, hearty dish is sure to be a palate pleaser. 

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Simple, Perfect Chili 

Who doesn’t love a good bowl of chili? This warm, wholesome dish reminds us of gatherings with family and friends and is perfect to share during the winter months. Chili can be made ahead of time and in large quantities so you can enjoy plenty of leftovers. As a versatile dish, you can swap ground beef for ground turkey, go completely meatless, or choose from a variety of bean options.  You can spice it up with seasonings and top it with yummy options such as avocado or guacamole, sour scream, shredded cheese, tortilla chips and more! 

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Perfect Pot Roast 

This timeless favorite is an easy option that’s guaranteed to keep you warm. A tender pot roast smothered in delicious gravy with potatoes and carrots is the perfect hearty, cold weather recipe. Whether you prefer to make it in the oven, a slow cooker or instant pot, this recipe is going to make your taste buds sing! 

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