Creamy New England clam chowder. Hearty beef stew. Fresh vegetarian chili. Soups, stews, and chilies are comforting meals the whole family enjoys; and to top it off, they're inexpensive to create! This cookbook includes information and cooking tips, as well as 300 mouthwatering recipes, including:Smoked Duck and Squash SoupGinger Beef Soup with DumplingsCreamy Asparagus SoupSirloin and Black Bean ChiliMixed Bean Vegetarian ChiliWarm Apple-Cranberry StewBlackberry Stew with Sweet BiscuitsWhether you are in the mood for a chilled fruit soup on a warm summer day or a comforting meat-and-potato stew on a cold winter night, this book has everything! No matter what the season or occasion, you will find a choice that hits the spot.