Category “Soups”

Tuesday, 10 March, 2009

Hearty Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Soup

I love black beans, and it’s still cold enough here in Georgia to justify my cravings for nice, hot, steaming bowls of soup. Heck – we even have snow on the ground, lingering after the storm that dumped 6 inches on our little town over the weekend! This is exciting for those of us who only see a light dusting once a year or so!

So I wanted a hearty, chunky black bean soup to warm us up. Forget all of your wimpy pureed soups – this soup is thick, filling, and delicious! Here is what I came up with!

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Tuesday, 10 February, 2009

Chicken ‘n’ Dumplings!

This is one of my all-time favorite meals to make. Back when I was a single gal, this was my go-to dinner when I was cooking for one. It’s easy to scale to the number of portions you need. The soft, fluffy, doughy dumplings are so comforting, and the chicken and veggies complete the perfect meal.

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Thursday, 29 January, 2009

Hubby’s Veggie Soup

My husband loves southern veggies. He could eat a veggie plate every night for dinner and be happy. One of my favorite veggie dishes that he makes for us is his Beefy Veggie Soup. It tastes so amazing that you would never believe how easy it is to make. We always have it with some nice hot cornbread on the side. Yummmmmm….

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Saturday, 24 January, 2009

Mom’s Chili

Chili is just one of those classic dishes that reminds me of a chilly fall night when I was a little girl. No one’s recipe will ever compare to my mom’s because mom’s chili is the culinary manifestation of comfort and warmth. Mom always serves it on a bed of rice, topped with shredded cheese. It’s just the best.

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Tuesday, 13 January, 2009

Southwestern White Chili

This recipe is very versatile and is a great one for using up leftover chicken or turkey. It’s also a pretty lean and nutritious meal that could easily be frozen so that you can have it ready to heat up on a busy winter evening! My dad is absolutely in love with this stuff.

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Friday, 12 December, 2008

Chicken Tortilla Soup

I was inspired to make chicken tortilla soup one cold and rainy night this week. I had most of the ingredients on hand to make the base for a soup, and just added some of hubby’s and my favorite “Mexican” ingredients. It turned out wonderfully.

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