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50 winter comfort foods to help you beat the cold weather blues

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Winter Comfort Foods: Mac and Cheese
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When the temperature drops, it's time to head to the kitchen to make a hearty, warming meal. From gooey baked pastas to meaty stews and chilies, here are 50 winter comfort food recipes to try.

Luscious Lazy Slow-Cooker Lasagna
Easy Stovetop Mac and Cheese
Grandmother Grace's Fried Chicken
Slow-Cooker Turkey Chili
Giada's Slow-Cooker Beef Stew
Short Rib Meatloaf

Short Rib Meatloaf

Jeff IcInnis and Janine Booth
Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

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Slow-Cooker Braised Short Ribs
Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes

Geoffrey Zakarian
Adam Richman's Spaghetti Pie
Cheese Grits

Cheese Grits

Elizabeth Heiskell
Brazilian Beef Stroganoff (Estrogonofe de Carne)

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Tuna Noodle Casserole
Chicken Stew

Chicken Stew

Giada De Laurentiis
Rao's Meatballs with Marinara Sauce
Cheesy Chicken Tater Tot Casserole
Super-Sized Victory Pretzel

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Daly Fried Chicken
Easy Crunchy Homemade Oven Fries
Turkey Meatloaf
Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

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Alfredo Spaghetti Pie
Creamy Corn Casserole

Creamy Corn Casserole

Kimberly Schlapman
New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder

Steve DiFillippo
Pizza Spaghetti Pie
Parmesan-Garlic Monkey Bread
California-style Burger
TODAY's Ultimate Banana Bread

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