Midwestern Recipes & Cookbooks

Welcome
 
Baking
Cookbooks
 
By Ingredients
Cookbooks
 
Food & Cooking
Magazines
 
Gourmet Food &
Ingredients
 
Holiday
Cookbooks
 
National & Regional
Cookbooks
 
Recipes
 
Unit
Conversions
 

 

Menu


 National + Regional Cookbooks

 African
 Albanian
 Arab
 Argentine
 Armenian
 Asian
 Australian
 Austrian
 Belgian
 Brazilian
 British
 Bulgarian
 Burmese
 Cambodian
 Canadian
 Caribbean
 Chinese
 Colombian
 Croatian
 Cuban
 Cypriot
 Czech
 Danish
 Dutch
 Eastern European
 Egyptian
 Estonian
 Ethiopian
 Finnish
 French
 Georgian
 German
 Greek
 Hungarian
 Icelandic
 Indian
 Indonesian
 International
 Iranian
 Irish
 Israeli
 Italian
 Jamaican
 Japanese
 Jewish
 Korean
 Latin American
 Latvian
 Lebanese
 Lithuanian
 Malaysian
 Maltese
 Mediterranean
 Mexican
 Middle Eastern
 Moroccan
 Native American
 New Zealand
 Norwegian
 Pacific Rim
 Persian
 Peruvian
 Philippine
 Polish
 Portuguese
 Puerto Rican
 Romanian
 Russian
 Scandinavian
 Serbian
 Somali
 South African
 Spanish
 Sri Lankan
 Swedish
 Swiss
 Thai
 Tibetan
 Turkish
 Ukrainian
 USA
      African-American
      Amish & Mennonite
      Barbecue
      Cajun & Creole
      California
      Hawaii
      Middle Atlantic
      Midwestern
      New England
      Northwestern
      Puerto Rican
      Soul Food
      Southern
      Southwestern
      Western
 Vietnamese
 West African
 Wok Cookery
 

Other Recipe Sites
 
Barbecue Recipes
  • Barbecue Recipe Downloads
  • Barbecue Recipe eBooks

    Cake Recipes
  • Cake Recipe Downloads
  • Cake Recipe eBooks

    Chinese Recipes
  • Chinese Recipe Downloads
  • Chinese Recipe eBooks

    Cookie Recipe Downloads

    Dessert Recipes
  • Dessert Recipes Downloads
  • Dessert Recipes eBooks

    Hungarian Recipes
  • Hungarian Recipes Downloads
  • Hungarian Recipe eBooks

    Indian Recipes
  • Indian Recipe Downloads
  • Indian Recipes eBooks

    Jamaican Recipes
  • Jamaican Recipes Downloads
  • Jamaican Recipe eBooks

    Japanese Recipes
  • Japanese Recipe Downloads
  • Japanese Recipe eBooks

    Jewish Recipe Downloads

    Pizza Recipes
  • Pizza Recipe Downloads
  • Pizza & Pasta Recipes eBooks

    Raw Food
  • Raw Food Downloads
  • Raw Food eBooks

  • Restaurant Recipes Downloads
  • Restaurant Recipes eBooks

    Vegetarian Recipes
  • Vegeterian Recipes Downloads
  • Vegetarian Recipes eBooks

  •  


       
    RecipesManiac.com   >   National + Regional Cookbooks   >   USA   >   Midwestern

       
     

    How to Cook dishes from United States Mid-West midwest


    Advertisement

    America's Restaurant Recipes

    America's Restaurant Recipes

    Get inside the hidden cookbooks of America's favorite restaurants!
    Click here now!

    or
    Read the Review
    The Midwstern as an important center of grain production, and, as a reuslt, these states are sometimes known as "breadbasket of America". As a result, agricultural produce tends to form an important of Midwestern cuisine. In short, simple and hearty dishes, in many cases inspired by Eastern European cuisine (especially Polish cuisine), Scandinavian cuisine (especially Swedish cuisine), and other European cuisines (such as Greek cuisine), tend to be the core of the Midwestern diet.

    Some particular aspects of Midwestern cuisine to look out for, include:
    • Beef and pork are important meats. This is unsurprising given that Chicago and Kansas City are both centers of the beef trade, and that Iowa is known for its production of pork.

    • Dairy products are also important, given the the Midwest in general, and the state of Wisconsin in particular, are known for their milk and cheese production.

    • The upper Midwest is known for producing a range of cold-climate fruit, such as apples, berries, cranberries, cherries, and peaches.

    • Given the distance of the region from oceans, fish and seafood is not traditionally very important in Midwestern cuisine. Local freshwasher fish such as perch and trout are eaten to some extent, and are sometimes supplemented by canned (most often herring, salmon or tuna), and nowadays air-shipped seafood.
    Some popular Midwestern recipes and dishes include:
    • Chicago-style pizza - A very deep-dish pizza, originally from Chicago. It was probably originally invented at Pizzeria Uno.

    • Flat pizza - A thin and crunchy pizza, also originally from Chicago, cut into small squares. This style of pizza is sometimes known as "party cut".

      Flat pizza

    • Chicken Vesuvio - An Italian-American dish from Chicago. Chicken Vesuvio is chicken on the bone with wedges of potatoes, sautéed in white wine and olive oil, flavored with garlic and oregano, and baked until the chicken skin becomes crispy.

    • Congealed salad - A salad made from flavored gelatin, fruit, carrots and sometimes other vegetables as well. Various other ingredients such as pretzels, nuts, cream cheese, or marshmellows may also be added in some recipes.

    • Denver Omelette - A rich omelette containing bell peppers, onions, ham and bacon.

    • Fried-brain sandwich - A sandwich made from sliced calves' brains on sliced white bread toast. The dish is believed to have originated in St. Louis, Missouri, although it is no longer as popular there as it used to be. However, the dish is still eaten in some other parts of the Midwest. Concern about the BSE disease ("mad cow disease"), has no doubt had a impact on the popularity of the dish, and as a result, some eateries now base the dish on pigs' brains rather than cows' brains.

    • Horseshoe sandwich - This is an open-sandwich originally from Springfield, Illinois, and now popular throughout central Illinois. It is made from a thick slice of toasted sourdough bread, which is topped with hamburger patties or ham, then covered with French fries and a cheese-based sauce.

      Horseshoe sandwich

    • Meatloaf - Seasoned ground meat (usually beef with lamb, pork or veal), shaped into a loaf-shape and then baked. There are many different recipes, and the dish has of course become popular throughout the whole of the United States. In the Midwest, meatloaf is often eaten with gravy, although sometimes tomato or barbecue sauce are used instead.

    • Pierogi - Dumplings inspired by Eastern European cuisine, and especially Polish cuisine. In the United States, they often contain different ingredients from traditional recipes, including chicken, jalapeño, peppers, or spinach.

    • St. Louis-style pizza - This is a style of pizza that is popular in St. Louis, Missouri. It is made with a thin unleavened crust, and uses Provel processed cheese (a mix of cheddar, provolone chess, and Swiss cheese).

      St. Louis-style pizza

    • Shrimp DeJonghe - This is a shrimp casserole, originally from Chicago (it originated at DeJonghe's Hotel and Restaurant).


    Your Comments

    Please share your comments on this page:

       


    Related Web Sites

    These web sites may also be of interest:
    See Also

    Related pages on this web site:
    America's Restaurant Recipes


    Midwestern Cookbooks

    Disclosure: Products details and descriptions provided by Amazon.com. Our company may receive a payment if you purchase products from them after following a link from this website.

    The Official Presto Pressure Cooker Cookbook

    By National Presto Industries Staff

    Presto
    Hardcover (208 pages)

    The Official Presto Pressure Cooker Cookbook
    Lowest New Price: $25.02*
    In Stock.*
    *(As of 23:27 Pacific 19 Oct 2021 More Info)


    Click Here
    Description:
    The Official Presto Pressure Cooker Cookbook
    • Manufacturer: National Presto Industries, Inc.
    • Brand: Presto
    • Model: 59659
    • ISBN: 0965410803
    • UPC: 075741596594
    • EANs: 9780965410809, 0075741596594
    • PartNumber: 59659
    Details:
    • Hardcover
    • Number of Pages: 208
    • Author: National Presto Industries Staff
    Physical Description:
    • Size: 0.0 Inches by 0.0 Inches by 0.0 Inches
    • Weight: 1.68 Pounds
    Features:
    • This complete hardcover pressure cooker cookbook features over 200 exciting recipes from the worlds
    • Light, wholesome and delicious recipes for todays way to eat!
    • Plus, many traditional pressure cooker favorites.
    • Over 200 great pressure cooking recipes plus dozens of beautiful full-color pictures.
    • Chapters: Introduction; Pressure Cooking Basics; Appetizers; Soups and Stocks; Meats; Poultry;
    Click here for more information

    Mushrooming without Fear: The Beginner's Guide to Collecting Safe and Delicious Mushrooms

    By Alexander Schwab

    SKYHORSE
    Released: October 17th, 2007
    Black Paperback (128 pages)

    Mushrooming without Fear: The Beginner s Guide to Collecting Safe and Delicious Mushrooms
    List Price: $14.95*
    Lowest New Price: $13.29*
    In Stock.*
    *(As of 23:27 Pacific 19 Oct 2021 More Info)


    Click Here
    Description:
    Mushrooming without Fear: The Beginner's Guide to Collecting Safe and Delicious Mushrooms
    • Manufacturer: Skyhorse Publishing
    • Brand: SKYHORSE
    • ISBN: 1602391602
    • EANs: 8601421458931, 9781602391604
    • PartNumber: 9781602391604
    Details:
    • Paperback
    • Number of Pages: 128
    • Author: Alexander Schwab
    • Publication Date: October 17th, 2007
    • Release Date: October 17th, 2007
    Physical Description:
    • Size: 9.5 Inches by 7.5 Inches by 0.3 Inches
    • Weight: 0.7 Pounds
    • Color: Black
    Features:
    • Mushrooming Without Fear
    Click here for more information

    Foraging New York: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods (Foraging Series)

    By "Wildman" Steve Brill

    Falcon Guides
    Released: May 1st, 2017
    Paperback (352 pages)

    Foraging New York: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods (Foraging Series)
    List Price: $24.95*
    Lowest New Price: $22.57*
    In Stock.*
    *(As of 23:27 Pacific 19 Oct 2021 More Info)


    Click Here
    Description:
    Foraging New York: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods (Foraging Series)
    • Manufacturer: Falcon Guides
    • Brand: Falcon Guides
    • ISBN: 1493024280
    • EAN: 9781493024285
    Details:
    • Paperback
    • Edition: Illustrated
    • Number of Pages: 352
    • Author: "Wildman" Steve Brill
    • Publication Date: May 1st, 2017
    • Release Date: May 1st, 2017
    Physical Description:
    • Size: 9.01 Inches by 5.98 Inches by 0.73 Inches
    • Weight: 1.45064168396 Pounds
    Click here for more information

    Home Cookin' with Dave's Mom

    By Dorothy Letterman

    Atria
    Released: May 1st, 1996
    Hardcover (176 pages)

    Home Cookin  with Dave s Mom
    List Price: $20.00*
    Lowest New Price: $12.80*
    In Stock.*
    *(As of 23:27 Pacific 19 Oct 2021 More Info)


    Click Here
    Description:
    Home Cookin' with Dave's Mom
    • Manufacturer: Atria
    • ISBN: 0671000608
    • EAN: 9780671000608
    Details:
    • Hardcover
    • Edition: First Edition
    • Number of Pages: 176
    • Author: Dorothy Letterman
    • Publication Date: May 1st, 1996
    • Release Date: May 1st, 1996
    Physical Description:
    • Size: 9.75 Inches by 8.5 Inches by 1.0 Inches
    • Weight: 1.65 Pounds
    Features:
    • SIGNED Home Cookin' with Dave's Mom Dorthy David Letterman cooking show recipes. Like new copy. Thanks for looking.
    Click here for more information

    Western Junior League Cookbook

    By Ann Seranne

    Random House Value Publishing
    Released: July 27th, 1988
    Hardcover (542 pages)

    Western Junior League Cookbook
    List Price: $7.99*
    Lowest Used Price: $0.59*
    In Stock.*
    *(As of 23:27 Pacific 19 Oct 2021 More Info)


    Click Here
    Description:
    Western Junior League Cookbook
    • Manufacturer: Random House Value Publishing
    • ISBN: 0517464268
    • EAN: 9780517464267
    Details:
    • Hardcover
    • Edition: Later Printing
    • Number of Pages: 542
    • Author: Ann Seranne
    • Publication Date: July 27th, 1988
    • Release Date: July 27th, 1988
    Physical Description:
    • Weight: 2.05 Pounds
    Features:
    • Cookbooks, Food & Wine
    • U.S. Regional
    Click here for more information

    All Time Favorite Recipes from Colorado Cooks (Regional Cooks)

    By Gooseberry Patch

    Gooseberry Patch
    Released: April 15th, 2021
    Hardcover (152 pages)

    All Time Favorite Recipes from Colorado Cooks (Regional Cooks)
    Lowest New Price: $14.67*
    In Stock.*
    *(As of 23:27 Pacific 19 Oct 2021 More Info)


    Click Here
    Description:
    All Time Favorite Recipes from Colorado Cooks (Regional Cooks)
    • Manufacturer: Gooseberry Patch
    • Brand: Gooseberry Patch
    • ISBN: 1620933950
    • EAN: 9781620933954
    Details:
    • Hardcover
    • Number of Pages: 152
    • Author: Gooseberry Patch
    • Publication Date: April 15th, 2021
    • Release Date: April 15th, 2021
    Physical Description:
    • Size: 9.44 Inches by 6.92 Inches by 0.9 Inches
    • Weight: 0.85098433132 Pounds
    Click here for more information

    My Mom & Me - Our Favorite Recipes, Made With Love In Rhode Island: Blank Recipe Book | Blank Cookbook To Write In | Recipe Books To Write In | Personalized Cookbook | Recipe Journal | TAN

    By Atlantic Blank Recipe Books

    Independently published
    Released: January 18th, 2019
    Paperback (106 pages)

    My Mom & Me - Our Favorite Recipes, Made With Love In Rhode Island: Blank Recipe Book | Blank Cookbook To Write In | Recipe Books To Write In | Personalized Cookbook | Recipe Journal | TAN
    Lowest New Price: $7.99*
    In Stock.*
    *(As of 23:27 Pacific 19 Oct 2021 More Info)


    Click Here
    Description:
    My Mom & Me - Our Favorite Recipes, Made With Love In Rhode Island: Blank Recipe Book | Blank Cookbook To Write In | Recipe Books To Write In | Personalized Cookbook | Recipe Journal | TAN
    • Manufacturer: Independently published
    • ISBN: 1794370226
    • EAN: 9781794370227
    Details:
    • Paperback
    • Number of Pages: 106
    • Author: Atlantic Blank Recipe Books
    • Publication Date: January 18th, 2019
    • Release Date: January 18th, 2019
    Physical Description:
    • Size: 9.25 Inches by 7.5 Inches by 0.27 Inches
    Click here for more information

    My Favorite Recipes Notebook: My Recipes Blank Cookbook Journal - 8.5 x 11 Letter Size

    By Printadorables

    Independently published
    Released: October 16th, 2021
    Paperback (148 pages)

    My Favorite Recipes Notebook: My Recipes Blank Cookbook Journal - 8.5 x 11 Letter Size
    Lowest New Price: $6.99*
    In Stock.*
    *(As of 23:27 Pacific 19 Oct 2021 More Info)


    Click Here
    Description:
    My Favorite Recipes Notebook: My Recipes Blank Cookbook Journal - 8.5 x 11 Letter Size
    • Manufacturer: Independently published
    • EAN: 9798496918909
    Details:
    • Paperback
    • Number of Pages: 148
    • Author: Printadorables
    • Publication Date: October 16th, 2021
    • Release Date: October 16th, 2021
    Physical Description:
    • Size: 11.0 Inches by 8.5 Inches by 0.34 Inches
    Click here for more information

    Hello! 365 Ground Turkey Recipes: Best Ground Turkey Cookbook Ever For Beginners [Book 1]

    By Ms. Meat

    Independently Published
    Released: March 3rd, 2020
    Paperback (226 pages)

    Hello! 365 Ground Turkey Recipes: Best Ground Turkey Cookbook Ever For Beginners [Book 1]
    Lowest New Price: $14.99*
    In Stock.*
    *(As of 23:27 Pacific 19 Oct 2021 More Info)


    Click Here
    Description:
    Hello! 365 Ground Turkey Recipes: Best Ground Turkey Cookbook Ever For Beginners [Book 1]
    • Manufacturer: Independently published
    • Brand: Independently Published
    • EAN: 9798621082901
    Details:
    • Paperback
    • Number of Pages: 226
    • Author: Ms. Meat
    • Publication Date: March 3rd, 2020
    • Release Date: March 3rd, 2020
    Physical Description:
    • Size: 10.0 Inches by 8.0 Inches by 0.51 Inches
    • Weight: 1.01 Pounds
    Click here for more information

    Best of the Best from the Deep South Cookbook (Best of the Best Cookbook) (Best of the Best Regional Cookbook)

    By Gwen McKee

    Quail Ridge Press
    Released: November 1st, 2008
    Paperback (286 pages)

    Best of the Best from the Deep South Cookbook (Best of the Best Cookbook) (Best of the Best Regional Cookbook)
    List Price: $24.95*
    Lowest New Price: $21.13*
    In Stock.*
    *(As of 23:27 Pacific 19 Oct 2021 More Info)


    Click Here
    Description:
    Best of the Best from the Deep South Cookbook (Best of the Best Cookbook) (Best of the Best Regional Cookbook)
    • Manufacturer: Quail Ridge Press
    • Brand: Quail Ridge Press
    • ISBN: 1934193232
    • EANs: 9781934193235, 8601406535145
    • PartNumber: 9781934193235
    Details:
    • Paperback
    • Format: Illustrated
    • Edition: Illustrated
    • Number of Pages: 286
    • Author: Gwen McKee
    • Publication Date: November 1st, 2008
    • Release Date: November 1st, 2008
    Physical Description:
    • Size: 9.8 Inches by 6.9 Inches by 0.7 Inches
    • Weight: 1.3 Pounds
    Features:
    • Used Book in Good Condition
    Click here for more information

    America's Restaurant Recipes

     
     


     
    Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

    Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.

    Contact Us     Privacy     Terms Of Use     Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

    Copyright © 2005-2018, Answers 2000 Limited
     
     
      Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

    CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
    CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S. r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.

    In Association With Amazon.com
    Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
    In Association With Amazon.co.uk
    Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
    As an Amazon Associate, our company earns from qualifying purchases. Amazon, the Amazon logo, Endless, and the Endless logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.



    All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
    All third party content and adverts are copyright of their respective owners.

    Some graphics on our web sites are Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Hemera Technologies Inc., and used under license. All such pictures are provided for viewing purposes only and are not to be saved or downloaded. All such pictures of recognizable individuals are models and used for illustrative purposes only, and not meant to imply any association or endorsement of said individual with any product or service.