During cold days, there is not much more comforting than a hot pot roast with gravy and potatoes and carrots. It's a classic recipe that turns an inexpensive cut of meat into a tender meal.This recipe for slow cooker pot roast makes it super easy. Sear the meat first to create a deep and rich flavor and then the slow cooker does the rest.See more frugal recipes!
When entertaining guests, I bring out this savory soup while we're waiting for the main course. It's simple to make—just saute the onions early in the day and let the soup simmer until dinner-time. In winter, big bowls of it make a warming supper with a salad and biscuits. —Linda Adolph, Edmonton, Alberta Skip links
These skillet burgers from Mrs. James Bowles of Ironton, Ohio are perfect cold weather food. Heaping with mushrooms and the wonderful flavor of Swiss cheese, these burgers really deliver. This recipe is sure to become a family favorite. Skip links
Wish your guests "Feliz Navidad" with this south-of-the-border specialty! Hearty enough to serve as a meal, these flavorful and filling wraps draw raves whenever I serve them.—Kathy Rogers, Hudson, Ohio Skip links
This is one of those recipes you always come back to. A flavorful tomato sauce and mildly spiced meatballs make a hearty sandwich filling, or they can be served over pasta. I broil the meatballs first to quickly brown them. —Jean Glacken, Elkton, Maryland Skip links
I got this recipe from a woman at our church, Lois Henry, when I needed a way to use up our bounty of home-canned tomatoes. My husband loves it, and I like that it's easy to warm up for a carefree dinner in the winter months. —Marcia Clay, Truman, Minnesota Skip links
This sweet potato paleo breakfast hash is loaded with flavor, filling, nourishing, with the perfect sweet/savory balance. Pan fried sweet potatoes are cooked with seasoned ground meat, greens, apples and cranberries for a delicious Whole30 and Paleo breakfast without the eggs!
Since all of my grandparents were German, it's no wonder that so many Bavarian recipes have been handed down to me. Because the Midwest has such a large German population, I feel this recipe represents the area well. —Susan Robertson, Hamilton, Ohio Skip links