When we lived in Michigan, this was a perfect comforting soup when blustery winds blew into town. The steaming bowls of soup warmed up icy toes just right! The Taste of Home Test Kitchen came up with this lighter version. —Christine Schenher, San Clemente, California
“I first tasted this at a restaurant, and the waiter shared the ingredients. I modified it, and now people say it’s the best tomato soup they’ve had! I almost hate to share the recipe since it reveals how easy it is!”
Beth Ann Slough - Mountville, PA
I'm not sure where the name of this soup originated, but my aunt in Pennsylvania shared the recipe with me. Even in our hot-Florida climate, this soup always satisfies. Family and friends frequently ask me to prepare it. - Nancy Ducharme, Deltona, Florida
"This mildly cheesy cauliflower soup is one of my favorites," writes Karen Brown of West Lafayette, Ohio. "I first served it for a bridge luncheon, but it's not just appealing to women. Guys, including my two sons and husband, enjoy it, too. I make it often in summer, although it's good anytime."
Creamy soups can be soul-warming and so very satisfying, and Doris Davis's Cauliflower Soup is no exception. The Hellertown, Pennsylvania reader writes, “I received this recipe from a friend, and over the years I have served it many times and for many occasions.”
If you're looking for a great seafood recipe to create in your slow cooker, this classic fish stew is just the ticket. It's full to the brim with clams, crab, fish and shrimp, and is fancy enough to be an elegant meal. —Lisa DiPrima, Milford, New Hampshire
"With sausage, chicken and shrimp plus rice, a medley of vegetables and the
'heat' of cayenne, this warming soup is one my husband and I enjoy for dinner many Sunday evenings," relates Debbie Burchette of Summitville, Indiana. "It's wonderful with crusty bread."
I'm a working mom with limited time to feed my hungry family, so I'm always looking for quick recipes. This speedy soup (which may remind you of a Reuben sandwich) is a favorite of ours. I frequently stir up a batch of apple muffins to complete this meal.
-Terry Ann Brandt, Tobias, Nebraska
It's hard to believe something this delightful came from a slow cooker! Topped with a slice of French bread and provolone cheese, individual servings are sure to be enjoyed by everyone at your dinner table. —Kris Ritter, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Apres ski, French for 'after skiing,' refers to the social time directly after getting off the slopes, and this microwave soup is perfect for the occasion. Chock full of healthy veggies, this one will warm you from head to toe. Nancy Hamlin - Littleton, Colorado