Soups & Stews

Bacon & Bean Stew

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Bacon & Bean Stew

Y’all it’s kinda “soup weather” where I am. Cloudy, misty, and cool for early May. I took a pound of bacon out of the freezer, bought a pound of beans and this soup is on the menu tonight! I’m topping it with cheddar cheese and might whip up some biscuits. Join me! Ingredients: 10 oz smoked bacon (about 9 - 10 slices), diced in small pieces 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onions (1 medium) 1 1/2 cups chopped carrots (about 3 large) 1 1/2 cups chopped celery (about 3 stalks) 3 cloves garlic, minced (1 Tbsp) 5 1/2 cups low-sodium...

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St. Patricks Guiness Stew

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St. Patricks Guiness Stew

Have you started thinking about all things Irish? Well St. Patrick’s Day is soon upon us so that gives you plenty of time to do some easy menu planning! Build this delicious stew into the line up. It’s classically made with lamb but beef chuck is just as outstanding. Guinness beer completes this Irish Stew. Try it! This and some crusty bread and your tummy will thank you! Homemade is amazing! Xo Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 2 lbs lamb shoulder or beef chuck cut into 2 inch chunks 1 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 onion large...

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Slow Cooker Bean Soup

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Slow Cooker Bean Soup

Do you have a slow cooker? Drag it out to pull together this beautiful ham and white bean soup! You can also make it on the stove top but it’s something you can throw together and forget about until you are ready to enjoy. This with a pan of fresh biscuits and butter, it’s the perfect winter meal. Use up that leftover Christmas ham! Xo Ingredients 20 ounce package Hurst's Great Northern Beans with seasoning packet 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 sweet onion 3 stalks celery 2 carrots 2 cloves garlic 8 cups chicken broth 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon...

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Slow Cooker Beef Chili

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Slow Cooker Beef Chili

There’s nothing better than homemade chili simmering on a chilly day. Y’all, here’s one that’s as beefy as it gets. Using beef chuck versus ground beef, it’s seriously a chili you might have to eat with a fork. Now, it calls for beans and many chili purists say that’s a “no, no”, ok, so easy enough, just kick them to the curb and double the chuck! But if you like beans in your chili, go for it! It works! I’m definitely in a chili, spicy food mood. Try this! Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola or olive oil 1 tablespoon ground cumin...

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