We know that spring is supposed to be on it's way, but in many areas of the country the weather is still cold and winter has not bowed out gracefully. With that being said, no other comfort food is loved like good old fashioned homemade soup. Here is a list of the most popular soup recipes I have published.
Here's hoping you'll find one you enjoy to chase the chill out of winter.
1. Hearty beef vegetable soup
This is a flavorful hearty soup, but also very easy to make because you can easily use frozen vegetables instead of preparing everything raw. This also means you can make a “tastes like you cooked it all day” in half the time and get it on the table for supper quickly. To get this recipe see the link at the bottom of this article.
2. Ham bone soup
If you've ever had a left over portion of baked ham with the bone, then you'll know there is a good deal of meat that is usually left on the bone especially with shank end ham which is tricky to carve. Don't throw this part away it is perfect for ham bone soup. To learn how to make this delicious soup, see the link at the bottom of this article.
Meals that can be prepared in one pot are a great way to keep the kitchen clean, and free up time for mom to spend with the family. South Carolina makes some of the tastiest Gumbo's this side of the Mason Dixon line and this gumbo is no exception. This recipe is hearty and chunky with a rustic flare to boot. Be sure to experiment with many herbs and spices to find the flavors that you love. Try this recipe by visiting the link to it below.
4. How to make homemade Chicken soup
This recipe makes good use of a kitchen must have, the crock pot. Using a few great short cuts you can have delicious homemade soup in no time and it is a great way to feed a large family, or to bring to a social gathering. Make up a large batch of this, freeze it, or take it to a friend that is under the weather. Nothing says I love you like homemade chicken soup. If you love chicken stew, simply add a few cups of diced potatoes and carrots along with a can of cream of chicken soup. There's a lot of ways to enjoy this basic recipe. See the link below for the recipe to this soup.
5. Hamburger soup
Through the years, this recipe has been a great hearty and satisfying soup that has plenty of nutrition and flavor. Your kids will love it! Its fast and easy and on the table in no time. This recipe was born out of a need to use leftovers, and is an economical approach to family meals. What is the best thing about this soup is it is so flavorful in spite of the fact of how easy and simple it is to make. This soup can be thrown together in a hurry but the flavor of the stock is rich and satisfying. See the recipe link below for this quick and easy recipe.
If you'd love to try more South Carolina recipes see : Recipes from a Southern Kitchen.