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Few recipes scream "comfort food" like chicken and dumplings. This hearty recipe combines chicken thighs, plump dumplings, and plenty of vegetables for a meal that's warm and filling. These chicken and dumplings are ready in just an hour, so they're totally doable for busy weeknight meals.

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Enjoy the honeyed flavor and velvety texture of these colorful sweet potatoes. Their buttery flesh and sweet taste make them enjoyable simply mashed. Serve mashed sweet potatoes as a side dish to your favorite main dish, and you'll have them perfected by the time the holidays roll around.

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This basic vegetable soup can be made with any combination of fresh or frozen vegetables, so the soup will taste a little different each time. The recipe can easily be doubled or even tripled to feed all the vegetable soup fans at your table.

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A variety of vegetables, a rich tomato base, and just the right amount of spice make this vegetarian chili a satisfying option in only 35 minutes. Vegetarians will ask for this chili again and again. You may even convert meat lovers to vegetarian chili!

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You can make this beef stew in the oven or a slow cooker. Either way, in two simple steps, you will have a warming, wholesome, and wonderfully flavorful meal. Freeze individual-size servings of your beef stew, and turn leftovers into a great lunch or dinner.

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Sloppy joes aren't just for the school cafeteria! Soft sandwich buns work best with this classic kid-friendly recipe. Serve sloppy joes with pickles or potato chips. The beef mixture from the sloppy joe recipe can also be served over pasta.

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The dumplings turn out even better if the potatoes are cooked, riced, and refrigerated, uncovered, a day ahead. If you have the space, since you are already making the sauerbraten a day ahead, cook and rice the potatoes then, too -- the dumplings will be even fluffier!