Super Bowl Food

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Here are some of our family favorites that would be perfect for your Super Bowl Food spread. All are fairly easy. A few are really quick and easy to whip up.

Fish and Corn Chowder

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    Chowder is, without a doubt, one of those foods that says “comfort food.” This Fish and Corn Chowder I recently discovered over at Tasty Kitchen is no exception. The recipe is pretty basic and can be put together fairly quickly, which makes it perfect for any weeknight where a little comfort is needed… 

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Beer Cheese Soup

Beer Cheese Soup - a lighter version of the decadent comfort food

The soup came together in no time and disappeared just as fast. Although this lighter version uses a reduced-fat milk instead of heavy cream, it was still mighty rich and creamy. Serve alongside a salad, and/or a baked potato for the perfect lunch, or low-key weeknight meal. I can’t see how you’d be disappointed with this one. It’s one totally satisfying soup.

White Bean and Roasted Mushroom Soup

White Bean and Roasted Mushroom Soup

A satisfying soup, that uses a healthy pureed white bean and broth base instead of cream, so it can be enjoyed often, guilt-free.

Soup and Stew Favorites

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Not only does cooler weather mean snuggly sweaters, colorful leaves, crispness in the air, but it means it’s time for warm soups and stews, the kind that fills the home with those comforting aromas we all know. We have a few favorites here that we’ll cozy up to in the next couple of weeks.

Valentine Bisque with Polenta from Georgia Pellegrini

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Last year, while she was still cooking up a storm, Grandma Pellegrini made a Valentine’s Day Bisque. She even put hearts in it. It’s a work of art. I thought I would share it with you as a fun alternative to the sweet treats we usually have on Valentine’s Day. Grandma P. doesn’t like things too sweet.

White Bean Chicken Chili

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This chili has become a family favorite over the past year. Hearty and full of flavor, it’s a nice change from the regular tomato based chilis. It was inspired by Paula Dean’s White Bean Chili recipe but since first making it, I’ve deviated a bit and have come up with my own plan of attack.