Winter Soups and Stews
Serve up the ultimate comfort food with these great soups, stews, chilis, and chowders. Browse through dozens of recipes for soups and stews that can warm up any winter meal.See Popular Winter Soups and Stews Recipes
It's cheaper, healthier, tastier--and unbelievably easy!--to make and freeze your own chicken stock for soups and stews.
Try one of these delicious dinner recipes featuring sausage in everything from soups and stews to casseroles and sauces.
There are foods that are good year 'round, like apples, and then there are foods that are truly seasonal. Sure, you can eat ice cream in mid-January, but who really wants to? Nope, winter is made for warmer fare, such as hearty soups and stews. When the temperature dips, nothing is more satisfying than a steaming bowl of soup or stew, a one-pot dinner that needs nothing more than a side of fresh bread to make a delicious meal. The right stew can warm both the body and the spirit, especially on cold winter nights. Finding that rightread more
Mexican posole is typically a thick, hearty soup made with hominy (chewy dried corn kernels with the hull and germ removed). For his version, Ethan Stowell slow-simmers chunks of pork butt in water with onion and garlic to create a dish that's appealingly brothy. He likes to make it with chicharrones (fried pork rinds) and pig's feet, hard-to-find ingredients that are omitted in the recipe here. The array of fun, potently flavorful condiments -- jalapeno, onion, cilantro, and lime wedges -- is key to the dish.
This meat-free dish is far from boring...in fact, it's great taste and elegant presentation make it easy to impress your friends and family.
Italian seasoning flavors the meat in this beef and vegetable stew recipe served with light and creamy polenta.
Long and slow cooking on the stovetop makes this stew rich in color and flavor, and with ultra tender meat.
A filling yet light stew that melts in your mouth and is a snap to prepare. The homemade croutons add the finishing crunch!
Hearty winter soup might be what's getting us through right now. (Fortunately, we found a few recipes that use up all that leftover Thanksgiving turkey -- if there is any left, that is.) And why not? We're tired of cooking, cooking, cooking -- and soon, we'll be doing it again for all those Christmas parties that are just around the corner. In the meantime, these recipes, from some of our favorite blogs, reprise recipes that are hearty and nutritious, full of healthy vegetables, like super-nutritious kale, tender beans, and even favorite pasta shapes in the case of vegetable-laden Italianread more
With Christmas right around the corner, I think it's safe to say we're in the thick of the holiday season. From parties with buffets of seasonal cakes and cookies, to the urge to curl up with a hearty, comforting meal every night, the chilly winter season that's now upon us is full of temptation and opportunities to indulge. While I'm not sure how successful I'll be at turning down those adorable (and delicious!)
Savory golden-orange soup with a hint of ginger serves as a delicious first course at Thanksgiving dinner.
Truly a meal in a bowl, this substantial clam chowder is made extra luscious with the addition of whipping cream. Parmesano Reggiano cheese, the pride of Parma, Italy, is so flavorful that even the smallest amount packs this chowder with punch.
Packed with chili peppers and warm spices, Mexican chorizo is the perfect substitute for beef in this unique chili. Thicker than you'd like? Simply add more chicken broth as needed to reach desired consistency.
This vegetable chili, thick with kidney beans and hominy (dried, hulled corn kernels), is deliciously smoky and spicy.
A delicious Southern favorite in your crockpot.