When winter holds Maple Grove, Minnesota in its icy grip, Sharon Skildum relies on this hearty, old-fashioned chicken soup to warm her right down to her toes. It's just like Grandma used to make-full of veggies and rich flavor.
“Given to me by my mother, this spicy stew became a favorite with my own five children,” writes Evelyn Bullington from Temple City, California. We've pared it down for a twosome.
Tip: Leftover beef broth can be frozen for a future use.
“This rich, creamy soup is really quick and easy to make and always gets rave reviews,” writes Sarah Perry from Camarillo, California. “I serve it with banana bread or muffins and often double the recipe just to have leftovers!”
Eleanor Chilson of Plantation, Florida enjoys her memories of this tasty soup almost as much as making it. “My mom made it for us on chilly autumn or winter nights,” she recalls.
Tip: For added richness, use up the half-and-half cream in recipes that call for milk.
Says Debbie Groff from San Antonio, Texas, “If a recipe requires lots of preparation, I usually don’t make it. This chunky soup is convenient because it calls for frozen vegetables and canned tomatoes with herbs already added.”
Chock-full of vegetables, chicken and ham, this hefty soup-like recipe from Dianna Wissinger in Lawrenceburg, Indiana packs its own heat on chilly days! It's a real Southern classic, she says.
Tip: Heat up extra cream-style corn for a side dish with dinner.
Unusual ingredients add up to a delicious, stick-to-your-ribs stew with a touch of brown-sugar sweetness in this easy recipe from Susan Schlenvogt in Waukesha, Wisconsin. It's sure to become a fall favorite!
Tip: If you can't find pork chop suey meat, use 1-inch cubs of boneless pork chops or pork loin roast.
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