A hot bowl of chowder is a comforting sight, especially on a frigid winter's day. Whether you prefer creamy New England-style or Manhattan chowder, this collection of recipes has a bit of everything to please everyone's taste. Choose from American classics and international recipes for Spanish, Mexican, and French seafood soups and stews, including the famous Provencal dish of bouillabaisse.
Chicken soup and stew recipes from Martha Stewart and Everyday Food, including chicken noodle soup, chicken and rice soup, cock-a-leekie, tortilla soup, posole, Asian chicken soup, chicken and dumplings, slow-cooker chicken stew, chicken and butternut squash stew, and lots more.
Endlessly versatile soups, stews, and chili are an essential part of the vegetarian repertoire. Packed with vegetables, and often filled with protein-rich beans, these meatless recipes can be great starters or a complete meal in a bowl.
Don't overlook the importance of the accompaniments. Eggs, tuna, cured meats, and other protein-rich items make the otherwise light-bodied soup a satisfying meal. Set everything out in separate dishes, and let everyone pick and choose among the offerings.