Category Archives: Soups & Stews

Stew recipes, or prepared with the consistency comparable to soup.

Streamline Your Cooking With Frozen Vegetables

Have you ever considered buying frozen vegetables? Frozen vegetables are a convenient, time-saving short cut when preparing meals at home. Perfect for soups and stews (where the vegetable is NOT the primary ingredient), these packaged foods sometimes hold flavor better … Continue reading

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Autumn Flavor Filled Chicken and Dumplings

Being an avid home cook, over the years I have tried many chicken and dumplings recipes; including both of my grandmother’s versions. Although this recipe is simple, it does take about 90 minutes but the deep, full flavor will be … Continue reading

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A Simple, Quick Leek Soup

What are leeks? Native to Mediterranean countries, leeks hold a flavorful spotlight in today’s culinary scene. Although resembling a giant scallion or green onion, the leek is related to both the garlic and the onion, though its flavor and fragrance … Continue reading

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Luscious Leek Potato Soup Under an Hour

Feeling a bit under the weather, I needed a warm, hearty meal for dinner, but did not want the heaviness associated with most comfort meals. Remember, I am on the fit body boot camp regiment. I had a couple of … Continue reading

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Warm beef stew for a winter day…

I have made this Cook’s Country, Guinness Beef Stew several times. It is not difficult and has velvety texture that is great with bread on a cold winter night. PREP TIME: 30 MINUTES              COOK TIME: 2 1/2 HOURS        SERVES 6-8 … Continue reading

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Southwest Pork Stew From BBQ Leftovers

This post is a recipe for all our BBQ competition competitors and their associates.  When we finish a BBQ competition (Smokin J’s BBQ), we usually have some leftover shredded/chopped/sliced Boston Butt.  I found a recipe to use this leftover pork … Continue reading

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