We are fast approaching the start of Soup Month 2012 and I am so excited about the great soups, stews, chili and gumbo recipes that we will be introducing. The selections include something for everyone, from spicy chili, to a variety of seafood chowders, to hearty vegetable soups and a couple of elegant soups for your holiday dinner menus.
My family has been a big part of the soup selection this year with all 3 of my daughters and my husband choosing a few soups that they wanted to try. All of us love soup, but each of us has our favorite variety. My oldest daughter loves old-world style rustic soups so anything with mushrooms, mussels or clams is her ideal soup. The girl in the middle loves bean soups and anything spicy, while my youngest is the exact opposite. She prefers smooth and creamy bisque-type soups. For my husband, he is easy to please and will try anything but he leans towards the seafood soups like cioppino and the spicy creole-style soups. So these are the recipes we have in store for you, a little bit of everything!
Before we get started with Soup Month, I wanted to showcase a few of our favorite soups from the past 3 years of "October is Soup Month". These are soups that we enjoy on a regular basis and are often requested by my kids, so they have all been kid-approved. I hope you join us for Soup Month are please do tell all of your friends and family to visit the site to find their own new favorite soup.
French Onion Soup -
Hot and Sour Soup -
Smoky Shrimp and Chorizo Soup -
Swai and Sweet Potato Chowder -
Golden Potato Soup with Spicy Shrimp -
Cincinnati Chili -