Dumplings

My mother was one of the best cooks I ever knew. When she made stews we mostly found dumplings in them. We never ate things from packages or microwaves and you sure could taste what food was. That's the...

Slow Cooker Beef Stew I

A hearty, savory slow cooker stew with potatoes, carrots, celery, broth, herbs and spices. You won't be slow to say 'yum'!

Cioppino

A wonderful seafood stew! Serve with a loaf of warm, crusty bread for sopping up the delicious broth!

My Best Clam Chowder

A delicious, traditional, cream based chowder, this recipe calls for the standard chowder ingredients: onion, celery, potatoes, diced carrots, clams, and cream. A little red wine vinegar is added before...

Dumplings

My mother was one of the best cooks I ever knew. When she made stews we mostly found dumplings in them. We never ate things from packages or microwaves and you sure could taste what food was. That's the...

Hungarian Goulash I

A spicy way to dress up stew beef. My mom made this when we were kids, and we loved it. It is spicy while not mouth-burning! Can be made with cheaper cuts of beef, and comes out very tender. If it gets...

Classic Goulash

Easy recipe for making a classic goulash. Can also be done in a slow cooker. Inspired by Paula Deen's Bobby's Goulash.

Good New Orleans Creole Gumbo

I am going to give you my gumbo recipe. I learned to cook from my mother and grandmother who were born and raised in New Orleans and really knew how to cook. Most of the time, you could not get them to...

Easy Chicken and Corn Chowder

This is a super easy chicken and corn chowder recipe that can be made quickly on the stove top or in a slow cooker.

Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup II

There's nothing like fresh asparagus when it's in season - take advantage!

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

This is an easy slow cooker recipe that cooks while you are at work! It is wonderful on a cold, snowy day. I have four children who are picky eaters, and they LOVE this! Enjoy!

Ground Beef Chili with Beans

A delicious mix of ground beef, chorizo, beans, and vegetables in a hearty tomato base. I entered it in a chili cook-off and it won!

Homemade Vegetable Beef Soup

My mom made this soup when I was young. I have always loved her soups. When I was able to start cooking by myself I fell in love and have added and taken items away, but my fiance love my soups. And he...

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

A slow cooker chicken noodle soup with chicken, green onions, carrots, celery, and noodles.

Chicken Stew with Dumplings

I've been dying to do a chicken and dumpling dish for a while. Could there be a better time than winter for a true comfort dish?

Simple Turkey Chili

This is a very simple and hearty chili with plenty of flavor. It's even better the second day! I serve this with lowfat Cheddar cheese and lowfat sour cream. It's also delicious with crackers.

Cajun Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

This is a Cajun-style gumbo made with a seasoned roux, a classic from the bayous of south Louisiana. I revised the recipe after many, many trials. Serve it hot over cooked rice or with potato salad.

Cioppino

A wonderful seafood stew! Serve with a loaf of warm, crusty bread for sopping up the delicious broth!

Louisiana Crawfish Etouffee

Here in Louisiana, there's nothing better than this classic during crawfish season. This recipe is easy and can be substituted with shrimp when crawfish are out of season. Even better when served with...

Best Damn Chili

After years of adjustments I have found a recipe for all to enjoy. Previous ones were either too hot or too mild, this one even was to the liking of my finance who hates chili.

Simple Beef Stew

Simple and hearty beef stew I make for my family.

Mom's Nova Scotia Seafood Chowder

Being from the Easy Coast, I've tried a lot of different chowders; however, my Mom's takes the cake. She makes a huge pot of this chowder every Christmas Eve and all of it is gone by Christmas night. Although...

Easy Homemade Chili

Easy homemade chili. Goes great with cornbread or over corn chips for a chili pie! I like to use spicy pinto beans.

Cabbage Fat Burning Soup

This tomato and cabbage soup was rumored, in days of old, to melt away those thighs.

Colleen's Slow Cooker Jambalaya

This recipe came about from a lot of experimenting over the years. My family and friends like this version the best. Serve over cooked rice.

Split Pea Soup

This is a wonderful, hearty split pea soup. Great for a fall or blustery winter day.

Delicious Ham and Potato Soup

This is a delicious recipe for ham and potato soup that a friend gave to me. It is very easy and the great thing about it is that you can add additional ingredients, more ham, potatoes, etc and it still...

The Best Thai Coconut Soup

Authentic, bold, and delicious Thai flavors make this soup irresistible! This is the best Thai coconut soup I've had. You won't be disappointed with this one! Serve over steamed rice.

Cuban Beef Stew

The traditional dish uses a good amount of olive oil and meat with a lot of marbling. This version is lower in fat, but is true to the spirit of the recipe. Although it does take a fair amount of time,...

Quick and Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

When you don't have time to make your soup totally from scratch, this is a very easy, very good substitute.

Chef John's Gazpacho

Only try this recipe if you're going to use some killer, end-of-summer, super-sweet tomatoes. There just isn't any substitute, so happy hunting, and I hope you find some so you give this a try.

Easy Chicken and Dumplings

A super easy way to make chicken and dumplings. My husband and kids loved it.

Easy Corn Chowder I

This is a quick and easy soup that won't let you down.

Old Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings

This is comfort food that can't be beat!

Simple Tomato Soup

This is my go-to tomato soup recipe. It's so easy and delicious. It's easily made vegan (if you use margarine instead of butter or 2 tablespoons of olive oil), ready in 30 minutes, and I give leftovers...

Mom's Hearty Beef Stew with Dumplings

My mom's beef stew recipe that she's perfected over 25 years. Tender chunks of beef couple with hearty vegetables in a rich gravy for a soul-warming treat. And Oh! The dumplings!

Basic Ham and Bean Soup

Hearty ham and bean soup. Easy to make and a great way to use a leftover ham bone. This soup also has lots of mixed vegetables.

Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup II

There's nothing like fresh asparagus when it's in season - take advantage!

Hearty Ground Beef Chili

After searching through several recipes, I decided to put this recipe together by using my favorite ingredients. The resulting ground beef chili is flavorful and hearty. It's excellent when served with...

Easy Cold Cucumber Soup

Easy cold soup for a hot day!

Best Cream Of Broccoli Soup

This recipe is thick and flavorful. It is simple, delicious, and quick to make, enjoy (I know you will).

Super Easy Chicken and Dumplings

This could not be easier and it tastes great too!

Jambalaya

Spicy jambalaya with chicken and andouille sausage.

Gazpacho

Wonderful cold soup full of fresh Mediterranean vegetables! Quick and easy.

My Best Clam Chowder

A delicious, traditional, cream based chowder, this recipe calls for the standard chowder ingredients: onion, celery, potatoes, diced carrots, clams, and cream. A little red wine vinegar is added before...

Slow Cooker Beef Barley Soup

A slow cooker makes this the easiest recipe ever. It has become a regular family favorite. So much so, that I was requested to bring it to Christmas Eve dinner. I usually use leftover boneless beef short...

Jeff's Hot Dog Chili

A really good chili sauce like I had as a kid. This took me many years to get the ingredients just right. Hope you enjoy.

Homemade Chicken Soup

Homemade chicken soup - but you don't have to be sick to deserve or enjoy it - you do, so do! Good for body and soul!

Momma's Best Chicken and Dumplings

There's a lot of love in those dumplings! This is comfort food at its best and so worth the time and effort. I love the ohhs, awws, and OMGs, smiles, and sighs of total satisfaction that come with this...