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Instant Pot Beef Stew

Instant Pot Beef Stew

         

Instant Pot Beef Stew

    This beef stew has everything right. The beef is juicy and fall-apart tender, the broth has an incredible depth of flavor, and it’s super easy to make in an Instant Pot. I like to use the classic potato, carrot and onion . . . → Continue reading Instant Pot Beef Stew

Hearty Ham and Bean Soup

Hearty Ham and Bean Soup

       

Hearty Ham and Bean Soup

    When the weather turns cool, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a warm bowl of soup. Of course, there’s no reason to limit soup to just the cold months, I enjoy this wonderful bean soup all year. I typically serve it . . . → Continue reading Hearty Ham and Bean Soup

Curried Carrot Soup

Curried Carrot Soup

       

Curried Carrot Soup

    This simple soup is packed with flavor, perfect for a light lunch, or add some croutons or crusty bread and you have a complete meal. I love the vibrant color, and you can easily adjust the heat to accommodate everyone’s heat preference. I . . . → Continue reading Curried Carrot Soup

Spicy Black Bean and Vegetable Soup

Spicy Black Bean and Vegetable Soup

         

Spicy Black Bean and Vegetable Soup

    This flavorful soup is not only good for you, it’s also easy to make, and very comforting. Whether you enjoy it on a cold winter night or as a satisfying lunch during the warm days of summer, it will . . . → Continue reading Spicy Black Bean and Vegetable Soup

Beef Barley Soup - Slow Cooker

Beef Barley Soup

         

Beef Barley Soup

    This wonderful beef barley soup can be made right in your slow cooker. A perfect soup for those days when you don’t feel like cooking. Simply put everything in your slow cooker and let it do its magic. This soup has an . . . → Continue reading Beef Barley Soup – Slow Cooker

Chili Con Carne

Chili Con Carne

       

Chili Con Carne

  I love a delicious bowl of chili con carne. It has so many great flavors happening all at the same time. Of course, it’s also the perfect way to warm up on a cold day, but it’s also just a great comfort food that . . . → Continue reading Chili Con Carne

Manhattan Clam Chowder

Manhattan Clam Chowder

       

Manhattan Clam Chowder

    I love clam chowder, both kinds. But, I do have to say, Manhattan Clam Chowder is my favorite type. There’s nothing wrong with the creamy goodness of a tasty New England Clam Chowder, but my preference leans more towards the lighter, tomato version. . . . → Continue reading Manhattan Clam Chowder

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

         

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

    I grew up in Minnesota, so saying that I’ve had my fair share of Chicken Wild Rice Soup is certainly an understatement. Of course, every family has their own version, much like a hot dish or other favorite home . . . → Continue reading Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Cream of Broccoli Soup

       

Cream of Broccoli Soup

    I love this broccoli soup, but I tend to leave it a bit chunky. Sometimes I blend it into a smooth, creamy consistency, but my kids seem to prefer having some texture in their soup. Another favorite twist is to add in . . . → Continue reading Cream of Broccoli Soup

Slow Cooker Chili

Slow Cooker Chili

       

Slow Cooker Chili

    A hearty chili is perfect when the weather turns cold; however, not everyone has the time to watch a pot of chili as it cooks. I love this recipe because it lets me put everything into the slow cooker in the morning, and . . . → Continue reading Slow Cooker Chili