Staff Picks

Old-Fashioned Chicken And Dumplings Recipe

Rating: 3.5 stars 7
Mrs. Morton Smith experimented for years with different methods of making the perfect chicken and dumplings.

Chunky Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe

To make ahead, freeze in meal-size portions in large zip-top plastic freezer bags.

Classic Hoppin' John Recipe

Rating: 4.5 stars 11
This Southern staple serves up a generous helping of comfort and tradition.

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo Recipe

Rating: 3 stars 8
In her cookbook United Tastes of Texas, Jessica Dupuy shares her family recipe for Shrimp and Okra Gumbo.

Smoky Mountain Brunswick Stew

Rating: 4 stars 2
Virginia and Georgia compete for the claim to Brunswick stew, and the rivalry is fierce.

Kentucky Slow-Cooker Burgoo

From fall to winter, this slow-cooker stew will keep you warm.

Vidalia Onion Soup Recipe

The natural sugars in Vidalias make them a perfect candidate for French onion soup.

Creamy Potato-and-Ham Hock Slow-Cooker Soup Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 2
This smoked ham hock soup is big on flavor and low on effort.

Summer Brunswick Stew Recipe

A light, summery broth lets the flavors of fresh-picked corn and lady peas shine in Summer Brunswick Stew.

Hamburger Stew

Rating: 5 stars 4
Complete with hamburger bun croutons, this stew brings a touch of summer barbecue sunshine to your dinner table.

Beef Stew Recipe

Beef stew is the benevolent king of all stews.

Fish Muddle

Rating: 5 stars 1
You can taste the coast in every bite of this stew.

Inspiration and Ideas

Chicken Fricassee with Spring Vegetables Recipe
Rating: 2 stars 1

A comforting stew of chicken and vegetables in a velvety pan sauce hits the spot on a cool spring evening.