Feels like soup weather out there…recipes from the collection.

Waking up to 9 degree weather is not something we North Carolinians understand, but we do know the best way to combat this Polar Vortex.  Time to get out those crock-pots and dutch ovens.  Soup and chili, it’s what’s for dinner.

Winter warmup meal - Buffet Benny's

Winter Warmup Meal from Buffet Benny’s family cookbook : recipes, stories & poems from the Appalachian Mountains.

Vegetarian Chili - Supper's at Six

Vegetarian Chili from Supper’s at six and we’re not waiting!

Tomato Basil Parmesan Soup - Well, Shut My Mouth!

Tomato Basil Parmesan Soup from Well, shut my mouth! : the Sweet Potatoes Restaurant cookbook.

Potato Bacon Soup - Mountain Country Cooking

Bacon-Potato Soup from Mountain country cooking : a gathering of the best recipes from the Smokies to the Blue Ridge.

High Hampton vegetable soup - High Hampton Hospitality

High Hampton Vegetable Soup from High Hampton hospitality.

Hearty Soup - Carolina Cuisine

Hearty Soup from Carolina cuisine : a collections of recipes.

Chili - Granny's Drawers

Chili from Granny’s drawers : four generations of family favorites.

Chicken soup - Soup to Nuts

Chicken Soup from Soup to nuts : a cook book of recipes contributed by housewives and husbands of Alamance County and other sections of state and country.