Soup, Stew and Chili

Chicken Corn Chowder

Chicken Corn and Potato Soup

Chowders are one of my favourite kinds of soup. I love the hearty consistency of a chowder with all the chunks of stuff in the soup. It doesn’t matter if it is corn, potato, clams, fish or something else. I love them all. I especially love creamy chowders as they are so soothing on a cold day. We buy rotisserie …

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Pressure Cooker Beef Stew

Beef Stew Pressure Cooker Recipe Beer Instant Pot

During the cold months of fall and winter I often make different kinds of soups and stews. Beef stew is one of my favourite dishes to make because I especially love the gravy that is outstanding to dip and scoop up with some fresh bread. I have made stew many different ways over the years using the oven and slow …

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Split Pea Soup Pressure Cooker

instant pot pressure cooker split pea soup

Split pea soup is one of those classic fall comfort food dishes and any time I have a ham bone I like making this soup. This creamy soup is hearty, healthy and very economical. I love any opportunity to stretch my grocery dollars! Pressure cookers are an excellent way to cook soup and split pea is a perfect soup for …

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Rotisserie Chicken Minestrone Soup

Leftover rotisserie chicken makes a great broth and excellent for this delicious minestrone soup. Kidney beans, noodles and tomatoes with store bought chicken.

Leftover rotisserie chicken is a regular occurrence in our home. We love buying the rotisserie chicken from local supermarkets. They allow you to make a quick dinner and the chicken meat can be used in wraps, chicken caesar salad, chicken salad sandwiches and more. Making some soup with the chicken carcass is an excellent way to stretch a rotisserie chicken …

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Corn and Potato Chowder

Potato and corn chowder is one of those soups that I forget how much I love. It is creamy, hearty and goes so well with many different dinner dishes. This type of chowder has a country earthiness to it, while at the same time a bowl of it would fit on the menu at a fancy restaurant. I have a …

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Pressure Cooker Chili

Cooking chili in an electric pressure cooker, like an Instant Pot or other brand, is a super quick way to make a pot of chili that is rich with flavour. I usually make chili in a dutch oven on the stovetop, letting it simmer for hours. I find that a lengthy simmer on the stove heightens the flavours of the chili. …

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Smoked Stewing Beef

Smoked Beef Stew

Crock Pot beef stew is easily one of my favourite recipes to make in the slow cooker. The slow cooking process allows the beef to break down and gets so tender. The Crock Pot is an ideal way to make stew. For this recipe, I did something different with the beef. Normally, when I make beef stew, I sear the …

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Bean Soup with Bacon – Pressure Cooker Recipe

Bean Soup Pressure Cooker Instant Pot

Sometimes I don’t plan ahead with my meals. Either I didn’t go to the store or did not take some meat out of the freezer to thaw. It is in those times that I love my pressure cooker. Electric pressure cookers, like the Instant Pot, allows you to make a meal much faster than than it would take using the …

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Kielbasa Minestrone

Soup is the perfect meal on those cold wet days and that is exactly what we have been experiencing for what seems like weeks. I always find that cold rain can chill you right to the core and soup is a great way to warm up those bones. One of my favourite soups is minestrone. Very delicious and full of hearty …

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Turkey Chili with Black Beans and Corn

Since Super Bowl happens during the winter, I love to have some good ol’ comfort food on the menu. Of those items, probably my favourite is a big pot of chili. The great thing about chili, is that you can keep it simmering on the stove or in a slow cooker on low, and people can go over for a …

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