African Chicken Peanut Stew

A hearty West African-inspired stew of chicken thighs and legs, sweet potatoes and peanuts that is perfect for a chilly day.

Albondigas Soup

Classic Mexican soup made with meatballs (albondigas), green beens, onions, and chicken stock. A family favorite.

Artichoke Soup

Refined and delicious artichoke soup, made from the hearts of fresh globe artichokes, leeks, shallots, yukon gold potatoes, stock, a little cream, and herbs.

Avgolemono Soup

An easy version of the classic Greek avgolemono soup of chicken with rice or orzo pasta finished with egg and lemon.

Basque Lamb Stew

Marinated, slow-cooked, lamb stew with lamb shoulder, garlic, rosemary, onion, paprika, roasted bell peppers, tomato, parsley, red wine, and chicken stock.

Beef Bourguignon

Luxurious beef bourguignon, or beef Burgundy, with beef chuck, carrots, pearl onions, mushrooms, and coated with a deeply flavored, silky sauce.

Beef Goulash with Dumplings

Beef goulash with light, fluffy dumplings. Central European goulash, a beef stew with Hungarian paprika, onions, tomato paste, cubed chuck roast, herbs and stock.

Beer Braised Chicken and Onions

Chicken thighs with onions, browned in butter and braised in dark beer and chicken stock, for a rich, savory stew. Chicken carbonnade.

Black Bean Soup

Spicy, hearty black bean soup with ham hocks, sweet potatoes, bell pepper, onion, cumin, chili, and molasses. Garnish with cilantro, sour cream, and avocado.

Borscht

Delicious borscht soup made with fresh red beets, beef shank, onions, carrots, potatoes, cabbage, dill, and sour cream.

Bouillabaisse

A classic French shellfish and fish stew recipe, prepared with the freshest possible seafood, caught and served the same day. Served with a spicy sauce rouille.

Cabbage Soup

Simple nourishing soup with cabbage, chicken stock, onions and tomatoes.

Chestnut and Fennel Soup

Chestnut soup with roasted chestnuts, fennel, onions, apples, celery, and a dollop of sour cream.

Chicken and Dumplings

Classic chicken and dumplings recipe, a hearty chicken and vegetable stew with homemade dumplings.

Chicken Pozole

Mexican chicken pozole recipe, pozole blanco, traditional dish of Guerrero, Mexico, made with hominy, chicken, and several garnishes.

Chili Con Carne

Chile con carne with red kidney beans, cubes of chuck roast, red chili and chipotle chili, bacon, onion, garlic, jalapenos, tomatoes, lime juice, topped with grated cheddar and chopped red onion.

Chipotle Pumpkin Soup

Spicy pumpkin soup with Southwestern flavors of chipotle, cumin, oregano, and served with pepitas, crema fresca, and cilantro.

Chipotle Turkey Pozole

Serve your turkey leftovers with a Mexican flair. Turkey pozole hominy soup seasoned with smokey chipotle chiles.

Cioppino

San Francisco-style cioppino Italian fish stew, with fresh halibut, sea bass, Dungeness crab, shrimp, clams, mussels, and oysters in a savory tomato-based broth.

Clam Chowder

New England clam chowder made from scratch with hard shell clams, salt pork or bacon, potatoes, and cream.

Cold Tomato Summer Vegetable Soup

Cold tomato vegetable soup, made with fresh, uncooked tomatoes, zucchini, cucumber, red bell pepper, celery, sweet onion, and garlic. Perfect for a hot summer day.

Colombian Chicken Soup

Colombian chicken soup made with chicken thighs and legs, onion, corn, potatoes, cilantro, capers and a special Columbian Ajiaco sauce.

Corn Chowder

Simple corn chowder made with sweet, fresh corn, onion, carrot, celery, potatoes, red bell pepper, milk, and bacon.

Crab Bisque

Delicious, rich and creamy crab bisque, made with fresh cracked Dungeness crab meat, and stock made from the crab shells. With shallots, white wine, tomato, cream.

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Simple and rich homemade cream of mushroom soup recipe. Button mushrooms, chicken stock, cream, shallots, butter, thyme and parsley.

Cream of Spinach Soup

Rich and creamy spinach soup, with fresh or frozen spinach, onion, potatoes, broth, cream and sour cream. Serve hot or chilled.

Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup

Creamy wild mushroom soup made with porcini and morels, garlic, stock, cream, Madeira, parsley and chives.

Creamy Asparagus Soup

A fresh and easy asparagus soup in a base of chicken broth, cream, and onion, seasoned with thyme and dry vermouth.

Creamy Celery Soup

Classic cream of celery soup with celery, onion, leeks, garlic, stock and a little cream.

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

Creamy sweet potato soup with red-skinned sweet potatoes, cooked in stock with onions, celery, and leek, pureed and seasoned with cinnamon, nutmeg, and maple syrup.

Curried Squash Soup

Curried butternut squash soup with onion, ginger, mustard seeds, cumin, and garnished with sour cream and cilantro.

Dad’s Fish Stew

Quick, easy, and absolutely delicious fish stew recipe. Fresh fish fillets cooked in a stew with onions, garlic, parsley, tomato, clam juice and white wine. Seasoned with oregano, Tabasco, thyme, salt and pepper.

Egg Drop Soup

Classic Chinese egg drop soup with eggs, ginger, green onions, and mushrooms.

Fish Chowder

Thick and creamy fish chowder, with cod, or firm white fish, Yukon Gold potatoes, onions, clam juice, and cream.

French Onion Soup

Classic simple French onion soup recipe, with beef stock base, slow-cooked caramelized onions, French bread, gruyere and Parmesan cheese.

Gazpacho

California version of the classic Spanish gazpacho recipe. Chilled soup made with ripe, uncooked tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, celery, onion, and seasoned with fresh herbs, Tabasco sauce and Worcestershire sauce.

Green Gumbo

A traditional Louisiana gumbo served during Lent that is based on loads of greens such as collards, kale, turnip greens and spinach.

Hawaiian Oxtail Soup

Hawaiian oxtail soup with oxtails, slowly cooked to produce their own broth, with ginger, anise, orange peel, peanuts, chili, mustard greens, onions, and cilantro.

Herb Marinated Braised Lamb Shanks

Lamb stew with lamb shanks marinated with thyme and rosemary, then braised and cooked with potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, and zucchini.

Hot and Sour Soup

Classic Chinese American hot and sour soup, with Chinese mushrooms, bamboo shoots, chicken broth, vinegar, tofu, chili oil, and a beaten egg.

How to Make Beef Stock

Make homemade beef stock by roasting marrow bones and cooking on a low simmer with aromatic vegetables and herbs.

How to Make Chicken Stock

Two tried and true methods for making homemade chicken stock. One method involves simmering a chicken carcass with vegetables. The other method requires sauteing chopped pieces of backs and wings first, before simmering with water and veggies. Chicken stock recipe.

How to Make Shellfish Stock

Make your own shellfish stock with the shells from crabs, shrimp, and lobster. Homemade shellfish stock recipe with photos and step-by-step instructions.

How to Make Vegetable Stock

So much better than store bought! Homemade vegetable stock with carrots, onions, celery, parsley, herbs, and mushrooms.

Irish Beef Stew

Beef stew recipe made with beef, garlic, stock, Irish Guinness beer, red wine, potatoes, carrots, and onions. An excellent, hearty stew.

Irish Lamb Stew with a Twist

Irish lamb stew recipe made with lamb shoulder chops, bacon, potatoes, turnip, carrots, onion and barley. Slow cooked until fork tender.

Jamaican Goat Curry

Slow-cooked, falling-off-the-bone tender goat stew in a Jamaican curry with allspice.

Kentucky Burgoo

A Kentucky Derby favorite, Kentucky Burgoo stew, with pork, beef chuck, and chicken for meat, and corn, carrots, onion, celery, and lima beans.

Lamb Korma

Lamb korma Afghan style, lamb leg or shoulder slowly cooked in a stew with onions, tomato, spices and yogurt.

Lentil Stew with Sausage

Warm and hearty lentil stew with a bacon, onion, carrot, celery base, and Italian sausage and parsley.

Manhattan Clam Chowder

A Manhattan style clam chowder in a tomato-based sauce with potatoes, onions, carrots, celery, and a little bacon.

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone soup with cannellini beans, salt pork or pancetta, broth, cabbage, potato, zucchini, carrots, plum tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese.

Mom’s Turkey Soup

Classic turkey soup recipe. Every Thanksgiving my mother takes what's left of the turkey carcass and makes a delicious turkey soup that we enjoy for days.

Moqueca – Brazilian Fish Stew

Brazilian moqueca, a fish stew made with firm white fish, onions, garlic, bell peppers, tomatoes, cilantro, and coconut milk.

Nettle Soup

Vibrant green, luxurious nettle soup made with nettle tops, shallots, celery, potatoes, stock, cream.

New England Boiled Dinner

New England boiled dinner, a one pot dish consisting of corned beef or plain brisket, cabbage, carrots and potatoes.

Oxtail Stew

Deliciously rich oxtail stew recipe, with oxtails braised in red wine and stock, with onions, parsnips, and carrots.

Oyster Stew

A creamy holiday oyster stew with oysters, milk, butter, onions, celery, parsley, and a dash of Tabasco.

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e fagioli, or pasta "fazool". A classic Italian dish of beans and short pasta with tomatoes and vegetables.

Polish Hunter’s Stew

A hearty Polish stew made with several kinds of meat - typically pork - cabbage, sauerkraut and lots of mushrooms, both wild and cultivated

Pork and Poblano Stew

Hearty fall stew with pork shoulder, roasted poblano chiles, chipotle, onions, sweet potatoes, and corn.

Posole Rojo

Traditional Mexican posole (pozole), a broth rich soup made with pork, red chiles, and lots of add-ins like shredded cabbage, radishes, cilantro, lime, and avocado.

Potato Leek Soup

Simple and easy potato leek soup recipe. Tastes creamy but has no cream. A hearty, tasty soup.

Provencal Seafood Bisque

Outrageously good seafood bisque inspired by Provencal flavors, with saffron, tomato, and mild, white fish. Great with crusty bread.

Pumpkin Soup with Smoked Paprika

Rich and creamy pumpkin soup recipe with a smokey, spicy flavor from smoked paprika. Make with pumpkin purée, onions, apple, garlic, spices, stock, milk and cream.

Roasted Eggplant and Tomato Soup

Roasted eggplant and tomato soup recipe made with oven roasted tomatoes, carrots, garlic, chickpeas, and eggplant. Seasoned with curry powder and cilantro.

Salmon Fish Stew, Brazilian Style

Salmon stew based on Brazilian style moqueca fish stew. Salmon marinated in garlic, lime juice, paprika and cumin, the cooked with onions, bell peppers, tomato, cilantro, and coconut milk.

Simple Cauliflower Soup

Simple and easy cauliflower soup with just cauliflower, butter, salt, olive oil, and chives.

Smoked Salmon Bisque

Delicious smoked salmon bisque, made with fresh salmon, smoked salmon, onions, leeks, mushrooms, garlic, clam juice, tomatoes, cream, herbs and seasonings.

Spicy Lamb Stew

Spicy lamb stew, lamb shoulder slow cooked in white wine with onions, garlic, bell peppers, pasilla chiles, paprika, cumin, tomatoes, raisins, and herbs.

Spicy Lamb Stew with Butternut Squash

Spicy lamb stew recipe with butternut squash. Lean lamb shoulder braised in tomato sauce with butternut squash, garbanzo beans, and garlic. Spiced with paprika, cayenne, and black pepper.

Spicy Pumpkin Soup

I love pumpkin soup, don't you? This recipe is adapted from one featured in Oprah Magazine. Creamy and spicy pumpkin soup made with pumpkin puree, chicken broth, milk and cream, and a mixture of curry, coriander, and cayenne.

Spicy Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian chili with eggplant, plum tomatoes, onion, garlic, zucchini, bell peppers, jalapenos, white beans, kidney beans, and cilantro.

Spicy Zucchini Soup

Fresh and summery spicy zucchini soup with zucchini, onion, jalapeño, bread, mint and cilantro.

Split Pea Soup

Classic split pea soup. Dried split peas are cooked with water and ham hocks, onions, garlic, and leeks. Filling, hearty winter soup.

Spring Lamb Stew

Savory lamb stew with spring garlic, new potatoes, peas, and roasted garlic.

Spring Minestrone Soup

A springtime version of the classic Italian minestrone, with peas, new potatoes, artichoke hearts, asparagus and spring greens.

Summer Pea Soup

Delicious fresh pea soup recipe with petit peas, mint, cream, broth, and shallots.

Tarragon Corn Chowder

A light corn chowder with fresh corn, yukon gold potatoes, chopped fennel and onion, and fresh tarragon.

Tomatillo Chicken Stew

Spicy chicken stew with tomatillos, jalapenos, onions, garlic, cumin, oregano, and cilantro.

Tortilla Soup

Crispy fried strips of corn tortillas in a tomato-based Mexican soup with chicken stock, chiles, avocado, Jack cheese, cilantro and lime.

Turkey Stew with Root Vegetables

Filling, delicious, and affordable, this turkey stew is made with turkey thighs or legs, slow cooked with onion, celery, carrots and other root vegetables.

Turkey White Chili

White chili made with turkey meat, great for using up Thanksgiving leftovers, with white beans, green chiles, jalapeno, and garnishes.

Turnip Potato Soup

Turnip and potato soup recipe, an unassuming but surprisingly good soup with simply turnips, potatoes, chicken stock, butter and onions.

Vegetable Soup with Sweet Basil

Wonderful vegetable soup recipe with fresh tomatoes, leeks, potato, onion, celery, zucchini, green beans, carrots, and basil. From Wolfang Puck's mother.

Vichyssoise

A somewhat lighter version of the traditional vichyssoise chilled potato leek soup, with Yukon Gold potatoes.

Watercress Soup

Watercress soup made with onions, potatoes, a little white wine and bunches of fresh watercress.

White Bean and Ham Soup

Hearty white bean and ham soup recipe, perfect for cold winter days. White beans, ham shanks, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, Tabasco, and herbs.

White Bean and Vegetable Soup

Hearty white bean soup with onions, cabbage, tomatoes, celery, carrots, potato, squash, broth, and Parmesan cheese.

White Chili

Chicken white chili with white beans, chicken broth, garlic, onions, green chiles, diced chicken, and Monterey jack cheese.

White Gazpacho

Cool, refreshing, and filling, this classic Spanish white gazpacho is made with bread, almonds, cucumbers, grapes, olive oil, and garlic.