Category Archives for Soup and Stew Recipes

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Fall is perfect soup weather and there isn’t much that’s better than a nice cup of pumpkin soup. I love the sweet and savory combination. Add a slice of homemade bread and you have a great lunch or light dinner to warm you up on a cold day. You can use canned pumpkin as outlined […]

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Spicy Chicken Tomato Soup

I needed a quick lunch yesterday and started to dig through my pantry. I came up with a large can of diced tomatoes, a can of chicken and a can of green chili… thus my spicy chicken tomato soup was invented. I love these simple, throw-together recipes and this one will quickly become a family […]

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Simple Chicken & Dumplings

      Tracy Roberts over at Moms In A Blog is putting together a sweet little Kindle ebook called Cooking from the Pantry:  The Busy Mom’s Guide to Creating Fabulous No-Fuss Meals in 30 Minutes or Less and I get to show you a sneak peek. Here’s a quote from the ebook: Organization Isn’t […]

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Luck of the Irish Kettle Soup

Corned beef was originally substituted by the Irish Americans for bacon in the late 1800′s. Many believe that eating corned beef with cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day brings good luck throughout the year. A great way to do that is to make a big pot of this yummy soup. Irish Kettle Soup 2 T butter […]

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Pork and Potato Stew Recipe

This cold weather we’ve been having is making me crave soups and stews. Here’s another quick favorite, a pork and potato stew recipe. It’s a filling one pot meal that makes for easy cooking and cleanup. Give it a try. Hardy Pork Stew With Potatoes #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe Type: stew Prep time: […]

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Sweet and Sour Chicken Stew

I make this particular chicken stew quite a bit when I can find chicken and bell peppers on sale. It’s a nice change of pace from the usual chicken pot pie, chicken dumplings and or chicken noodle soup. You can make it with chunks of chicken breast, chicken tenders or my personal favorite boneless, skinless […]

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Sausage Kale Soup Recipe

The latest HBHW Kindle Cookbook came out today and it is full of Winter soup and stew recipes. I thought I’d share one of my favorites with you here. It’s a hardy kale soup with plenty of yummy sausage in it. I love making it with smoked Kielbasa sausage, but it’s also great with a […]

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Tomato Dumpling Stew

One of our readers was looking for a recipe for stewed tomatoes with dumplings.  The following is the recipe a commenter suggested, but I tweaked it a little (major difference is reducing the sugar quite a bit.)  You can also use fresh tomatoes, diced up with liquid from the tomatoes reserved.  If you do, you […]

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Cold Tomato Basil Soup

Our farmers market in town is overflowing with fresh garden-ripe tomatoes and of course I couldn’t resist. Here’s what we had for lunch a few days ago. It’s a cold tomato basil soup, perfect for a warm day. I did the cooking early in the morning while it was still cool and then stored it […]

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Creamy Potato Leek Soup

6 large boiling potatoes, peeled and quartered 8 leeks, green trimmed off, washed, and chopped coarse 3 stalks celery, chopped coarse 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and quartered 1 bay leaf 2 quarts chicken stock 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 stick butter, room temperature 1 cup heavy cream 1 1/2 tsp fresh thyme, finely chopped […]

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Rustic French Onion Soup

1/2 cup butter 4 large yellow onions, sliced into thin circles, then cut in half 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 bay leaves 2 fresh thyme sprigs (just leave them whole) 1/2 tsp Kosher salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1 cup red wine 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour 2 quarts beef broth 4 slices of French bread […]

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Ukrainian Borscht Soup Recipe

Borscht is one of those universal dishes that you find all over this part of the world. Each country, each region and each family has their own variation on this dish (similar to what we do with Beef Stew for example). Here’s a Ukrainian version for you to try. Ukrainian Borscht Soup 1 (16 ounce) […]

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