Broccoli Cheese Potato Soup

Broccoli Cheese Potato Soup 5 1/2 tablespoons butter, divided 1 1/3 cups chopped carrots 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped yellow onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth 3 1/2 cups peeled and cubed potatoes 3 cups chopped broccoli florets 1/4 tsp dried thyme Salt and freshly ground black pepper 6…

Spicy Chicken Chili

A hearty white chili that uses Great Northern beans, chicken (I used leftover turkey), some green chilies for spice and some cheese for smoothness. A good option for a cold winter evening… Spicy Chicken Chili 1 pound dry Great Northern beans, rinsed 1 tablespoon cooking oil 2 cups chopped onions 1 4-ounce can diced green…

Creamy Turkey Soup

Do you still have leftover Thanksgiving turkey in the freezer? Warm a cold winter’s night with this creamy turkey soup. Creamy Turkey Soup 1/4 cup butter 1 cup chopped green onion 2 cups sliced carrots 1/4 cup flour 5 cups turkey broth, divided (or chicken bouillon) 2 cups milk or 2 cups cream 2 teaspoons…

Split Pea Soup

A cold night and a leftover ham bone means one thing for dinner – split pea soup and a pan of cornbread. Hope this recipe helps to keep you warm during the cold winter weather. Split Pea Soup 1 pound dried green split peas 1 ham bone or smoked ham hock 1 small onion, chopped…

Clam Chowder

Canned clams make this New England style creamy chowder recipe quick to prepare. Clam Chowder 2 slices bacon, chopped 1 cup onion, chopped 1 cup celery, chopped 1/2 cup carrots, chopped 1 cup chopped, peeled potatoes 1 8-ounce bottle clam juice 1 cup water 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed 1/4…

Beef Vegetable Soup

Snow and sleet in the forecast–a great time for making soup. This is a filling beef vegetable and barley soup. Using frozen mixed vegetables cuts down the prep time. Very nice for a cold winter day. Beef Vegetable Soup 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 pound of beef stew meat (or sirloin tips) cut into 1″ cubes 4…