Friday, March 15, 2013

Chilis, Soups and Stews

Our weather here in Arizona is already warming up while my friends on the east coast have SNOW! Do I need to explain just how envious I am? Whatever the weather, I am still craving soups and chili. To make the most of the remaining cooler weather, I've lined up some of our favorite chilis, soups and stews for you. Enjoy!

I'm taking the next few days off to spend some time with my family and meet my newest niece. She is barely two weeks old and I can hardly wait to hold her! It's going to be a weekend of fun, games and birthday cake; I am looking forward to it.

Italian Tomato Stew with Fennel, Mushrooms and Spinach
Applewood Smoked Sausage Stew with Roasted Potatoes
Vegetarian Four Bean Chipotle Chili
Rustic Vegetable Beef Soup
Italian Herb Meatball Soup
Baked Potato Soup
Spicy Five Bean Chili with Steak and Sausage
Caramelized Onion and Chicken Soup
Italian Black Bean, Sausage and Spinach Soup
Split Pea, Potato, Ham and Leek Soup

Enjoy your weekend and I will be back on Tuesday with a new recipe!


  1. Congratulations on your new niece! What a wonderful blessing. By the way, that Italian tomato stew looks wonderful. Actually they all look wonderful but something about that rich tomato broth has me craving soup! Enjoy your time off - you deserve it as I believe you are the hardest working blogger I know!

  2. YAY! Enjoy holding that little baby!

  3. Good looking selection Mary - enjoy your time off. I don't think I could handle the Arizona heat, especially when Jenn said it was already 93 at her place.

  4. I'm hoping that spring is coming but until it does...I'll be looking to thee for inspiration!

  5. Love all your soups and stews especially the four bean chipotle chili. Congrats on your baby niece! Enjoy a lot the time spent with your family.

  6. Such a fabulous round-up of great soups. It's getting quite warm here too So. CAl. We had a record high on Wed. of 94 degrees. Yikes!

  7. I think we have quite a few more weeks of cold yet, so I will definitely be putting these recipes to good use! Congratulations on your baby niece! Enjoy the time with your family!

  8. We have the best of both worlds. It was 70+ here and sunny this weekend and may have snow tomorrow. Grilling on the weekend and soups during the week.

  9. Hasn't our weather just been absolutely amazing?? This is why I live here :)
    Enjoy your time with your family!!!