When the weather turns cooler and you begin to see the first signs of snow outside, you know it's time to whip out the comfort foods. And there's really nothing better to help you warm up inside than a nice, hearty stew.
Want a thick, creamy soup to warm up those chilly fall nights without the extravagant caloric toll? Then take a look at this delicious soup recipe.
Now that we're approaching the holiday season (i.e. the season of friends, family, and gain ten pounds) boxes of chicken stock are soon going to be flying off the shelves to be tossed into soups, to flavor meats, and to add a richness to vegetable dishes.
Mmm mmm. There are loads of things we love about fall - the cooler weather, the leaves changing color, the return of the pumpkin spice latte at Starbuck's - but one of our favorite things is the seasonal comfort food. Soups are a must-have when the temperatures drop, and what better soups to chow down on than pumpkin soup and broccoli soup on a cool fall night?
Get into the holiday spirit by making pumpkin soup! This free video recipe will teach you everything you'll need to know. For all of the delicious details, and to learn how to make pumpkin soup for Halloween or Thanksgiving yourself, take a look!
In this video, we learn how to make creamy sweet potato soup. Ingredients include: 2 sweet potatoes, 2 c pumpkin, 2 carrots, 1 celery root, 1 large chopped onion, 2 garlic cloves, 1/2 c rose wine, 1/2 c cream, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, salt, pepper, and 2 tbsp olive oil. First, peel the potatoes, then cut them into cubes. Next, saute the garlic and celery root with oil for one minute. Then, add the carrots, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin and continue to stir. Then, add some fresh thyme, chicken stock, and...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make Cuban Sopa de Platano (plantain soup). Ingredients are: 4 c chicken broth, 1 chopped onion, 1 carrot, 1 celery rib, 4 garlic cloves, 2 large plantains, 1 bay leaf, salt, 1/2 c cilantro, and 1 lime. Once you have prepared all your ingredients, add the onion, celery, and carrots to a pan with olive oil. Saute these, then add in the garlic and mix together with the chicken broth. From here, add in the bay leaf, then the salt and bring to a boil. Add in the ...
In this video we learn how to make tomato rasam. You will need: 2 tsp ghee, 1/4 tsp mustard seeds, 1/8 tsp asafetida, curry leaves, green chilies, 1/4 tsp crushed black peppercorns, 2 crushed garlic cloves, 1 tomato soup can, 1 tsp tamarind paste, salt, 1 tsp rasam powder, and cilantro. First, heat up the ghee in a pan. Then, add in the mustard seeds and let them pop. From here, add in the asafetida, curry leaves, green chilies, garlic, and black peppercorns and mix together. Then, add in the...
In this video, we learn how to make Korean spicy beef soup. First, you will make the broth by adding 10.5 c water with 5 garlic cloves, 8 oz beef brisket, 2 onions, 2 green onions, and black pepper corns. Cook for 45 on high, then move onto boiling your vegetables. Boil the fernbrake and fero stems until they are soft. After this, boil the mung beans with a pinch of salt for 5 minutes with the cover on, then drain. Go back to the beef and remove it from the broth, then drain the broth. When a...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make dumpling soup. First, add in your soup bones to a large pot, then add in ginger, green onion, shitake mushrooms, 1 tbsp onion powder, soy sauce, salt, and 1 gallon of water. Let this come to a boil on the stove for 5-7 minutes. After this, skim the fat from the top of the soup and then let simmer with a cover for 1 hour. While this is cooking, take 1 lb of ground beer and pour over 1 tbsp oyster sauce, sesame oil, black pepper, soy sauce, and bok choy. U...
Forget clam chowder— dig into delicious oyster stew, a New England classic dish! And in this recipe video, Steve Slazinik of Turner's Seafood Grill & Market shows you how they make this oyster favorite.
Pho (pronounced Fa) is a fantastic traditional Vietnamese dish, a little on the spicy side, but oh so good! Instead of going out to a Vietnamese restaurant to buy some, why not make your own!? In this video you will learn how to make a traditional version of Pho that will be searing your tastebuds in no time!
Vietnamese Pho is fantastic, but if you don't have a lot of time to actually make it and are looking for a quick alternative, check out this video! You will learn how to make Xanthe Clay, a quick Pho that only takes five minutes to cook and is a great, quick alternative to going out and fast enough for those of you with a busy work schedule!
What better way to get your greasiness on than with a thick and juicy French onion soup? Though the rich French dish is a little too oily for some, we love it because of the delicious flavor balance between the crunchy bread, warm, caramelized onions, and thickened cheese topping.
Fall is going to be in full swing in just a week or two, which means the weather will soon be cooling down and the warm comfort foods will soon be heating up on stoves everywhere.
During the fall, pumpkins get used more as jack-o-lanterns than anything else, but there are so many other ways to put this bright orange squash to use. Check out this food tutorial by quick recipe maven Rachael Ray to learn how to make a pumpkin and black bean soup with a spicy kick.
During the fall we always get a hankering for warm, satisfying soups, preferably either really creamy like corn chowder or really spicy like chili so we warm up our insides after being out in the bitter cold.
In Thailand, tom kha gai means literally chicken galangal soup. Galangal is a species of plant that resembles ginger but tastes more cedary. The tom kha gai dish mixes galangal, coconut milk, lemon grass, and chicken to form a creamy and savory soup.
Summer has almost come to its close, so celebrate the last remaining days of warm weather and fresh eats by making this delicious and creamy fava bean soup.
Typically you can only get two of the three when it comes to the following: cheap, easy, or fast. But you can have it all if you make this Tuscan tomato soup.
It's the day after Thanksgiving and you're sitting a bit forlornly at the leftovers of that 30 pound turkey you purchased, wondering why there's still 20 pounds left and how the heck you're going to get your family to eat it all. But you, my dear, happen to be in luck.
'Udon' means 'thick', and udon noodle soup is a traditional Japanese dish known for it's thick rice noodles. This delicious soup is made with dashi, mirin, soy sauce, fresh vegetables, chicken and shellfish. The tutorial shows you how to start by making the dashi broth, boiling and blanching the vegetables, and then cooking the meat for a soup that's a meal by itself.
Chicken stock is the mother of all soups and meals: It is the basis for recipes that call for a dash of extra flavor (like pan-roasted salmon with spinach or grilled chicken) and also a basis for a bunch of savory soups (like minestrone).
Gazpacho is a lovely cold soup dish that originates in Spain. Made mostly out of raw tomatoes, it is chilled before serving to combat the hot temperatures during the summer.
Gazpacho isn't all tomatoes! This wonderful gazpacho summertime soup has tomatoes and it has roasted red peppers and garlic. It's the perfect summer treat during a hot day in the sun. Check out the video recipe for all the steps to preparing this Spanish-style soup.
Eat scorpions?!? Of course! Insects can be a great source of protein. Scorpion soup, which you can cook in a wok, may be served as a main course or an appetizer. Learn the key to cooking this unique soup, and amaze your friends at the next dinner party or potluck you attend!
This is an amazing minestrone soup that is both extremely healthy and tastes delicious. It's high in fiber and is full of vitamins and minerals. Even though it's low in salt and so healthy it still leaves you feeling full and satisfied. You can make this soup anytime of the year winter, spring, summer, and fall or for lunch or dinner or even a snack. My wife and I created this recipe because she was pregnant and had to follow a low sodium diet. This recipe is not just for women who are pregna...
Warm summer nights call for equally warm and savory stews that harness the flavor of the fresh vegetables that are in season. So before we head into fall, try out this delicious recipe for a sausage, potato, and zucchino stew.
If you've ever been to an Italian wedding on the upper East Coast you've probably had this Italian wedding soup before. The soup, composed of a robust beef stock, meatballs, and vegetables, is a traditional recipe that has been used for generations.
We haven't met - or rather, our tongues haven't met yet - a French onion soup that we haven't liked. Just thinking about this oily soup dish makes our mouth water: Creamy cheese floating on top, delicious, drenched kernels of onions, and of course the rich amber-hued soup.
In this tutorial, Heather Johnston teaches us how to make beef stew in two hours. First, you will need to brown your meat in a skillet after cutting them into 1 inch pieces. After these are browned, add in onions, celery, carrots, mushrooms, and any other vegetables you prefer in a separate pot. Now, sprinkle flour and salt over the vegetables to thicken it up, then stir while it browns. Now, add your meat back into the pot with any juices and mix together. Now, you can add in 1 tbsp fresh th...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make Moroccan lamb, apricot and ground almond stew. First, put olive oil inside of a pan and wait until it gets hot, then place lamb inside and let it brown. Next, take these out and set aside, then add in 1 c chopped onions and 1 tbsp garlic to the pan the meat was just in. Cook this for five minutes, then add in the meat and juices back to the pot. Now, add in chicken stock to fill the pot, then add in a bit of salt. Next, add in orange zest, orange juice, ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make leek and potato soup. To make this, you will need: large leeks, onion, butter, vegetable stock, milk, salt, and pepper. First, cut up your leeks and place them into a pan and add in the butter. Make sure all the leeks are covered in butter while you are frying them. After this, add in salt and pepper, then cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Next, add in your vegetable stock and milk to the pan. Next add in mash to thicken up the mixture. After this, sco...
In order to prepare Japanese beef stew, you will need the following: black beer, carrots, celery, garlic, flour, 400 grams of beef, tomato puree, mustard, lemon, black pepper, salt, brown sugar, and onions.
Do you know what voseph shorba is? You may know it by the simple name of lentil soup, and this video will show you a great recipe for it, which includes tons of onions, lentils, water, salt, mint, noodles, crushed pepper, and olive oil. It's a really simple soup to make— even the novice cook can prepare this delicious soup!
This is an innovative soup. You won't regret trying out this delicious recipe. Juicy cantaloupe and green grapes get a touch of tang with sherry vinegar.
Sure, you've probably eaten New England clam chowder plenty of times, straight from the can on your local grocery store's shelf. But that's no way to eat a chowder. You have to make it fresh and homemade, right in your own kitchen. The best chowders are made with the freshest ingredients and patience. Jasper White shares his recipe from "The Summer Shack Cookbook", for what is truly a classic homestyle clam chowder. How does he makes it without a thickener? Watch and learn from a master.
You can't get better gumbo than in Louisiana, but if you, like us, can't make it out there anytime soon then the best way to soak up the savory and spicy flavor of Louisiana is to bring Louisiana home to you. Gumbo, a very thick and deep stew consisting of meat, vegetables, and more chili powder than most of us would deem safe, is a tradtional Lousiana dish.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade chicken noodle soup. First, grab a large pot and add in 2 large chicken breasts. After this, add in 1/2 onion, 2 celery stalks, 2 carrots, and 2 sprigs of fresh parsley. Next, pour in water and add in garlic powder, black pepper, salt, and poultry seasoning. Bring the mixture to a boil then cover and let simmer for one hour. After an hour, skim off any foam that is on the top. When finished, remove the chicken and then pick the meat off the bone...
Pho. If you haven't heard of this Vietnamese soup, you've got to run and try it… NOW. Okay, you don't have to run to the local pho eatery, you can make your own homemade version right in your own kitchen. In this video series from the chose "Cooking with Maily", you'll learn how to make the pho tái version of this wonderful soup. Pho tái means noodle soup with raw beef fillets, which cook when placed inside the hot liquid. It's quite a treat, and if you love soup, you'll love this. Maybe you'...