Ying Compestine's green tea-steamed shrimp dumplings. Lucy Schaeffer/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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Just like the Super Bowl, the Beefy Butternut Squash Chili takes a couple of fall favorites and pairs them in a winter classic. John Lee/Courtesy of Rebel One hide caption

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This paprikash recipe may be well-traveled — from Hungary to Australia — but its belly-warming comforts haven't changed a bit. Courtesy of HarperCollins hide caption

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Don't be fooled by the name: Neither Sandy nor Crystal is quite sure where the King Ranch Casserole has its origins. Courtesy of Clarkson Potter hide caption

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There are dozens of varieties of borscht — but at its most basic, it's a beet soup with potatoes, tomatoes and often beef or pork. Flickr/Liz West hide caption

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Eating black-eyed peas and rice is a New Year's tradition. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Aunt Ida and Uncle Julie in Winthrop Beach, Mass., in the 1940s. Courtesy of the Brass Sisters hide caption

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