Chiles and allspice give a punch of flavor to this creamy, spicy pumpkin bisque. The soup gets a jump-start from canned pumpkin, but feel free to use freshly-cooked and pureed pumpkin.
Mulligan stew is a hearty dish made of whatever is on hand. It usually contains meat or poultry, potatoes, and vegetables in practically any combination you can think of. This chicken mulligan stew is a spur-of-the-moment creation made from a fridge and cupboard raid.
Chicken Spinach Tortellini Soup is a welcome spin on traditional chicken soup, perfect for lunch and hearty enough for dinner.
Shrimp bisque is a staple in many 4-star seafood restaurants. It’s surprisingly easy to make at home and doesn’t require any fancy exotic ingredients.
Southwestern Taco Soup will warm you up on a cold winter’s night. Imagine all of your favorite Mexican flavors in a hearty bowl of soup. It is filling enough to make a meal of on its own.
Chicken Meatball Chili Soup comes to the rescue for families with picky eaters. Herbs and spices transform boring ground chicken to bites of delight, bursting with flavor. Kids love the little meatballs. It tastes even better the next day so feel free to make it ahead.
Hearty Pork Stew takes an inexpensive Boston butt roast and turns it into a robust meal in a bowl, fortified with a satisfying array of vegetables. It is a great way to stretch your meat budget while bringing smiles to the family’s taste buds.
Sausage vegetable stew is perfect for a cold winter night’s family meal. It only takes about an hour to make this hearty, heartwarming meal. I serve it with garlic bread or artisan bread, and it’s filling enough on its own.