You know you're from the Midwest if you eat these things on Christmas

Carolyn Menyes

There’s nothing like going home for the holidays — and is there any cozier place in the United States than the Midwest? It is the country’s heartland, after all, filled with holiday celebrations that would make even Norman Rockwell feel nostalgic. The coziness of the region means that Midwestern cooking is comfort and convenience all rolled into one delicious package, and these classic Midwestern-inspired Christmas recipes prove it.