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 Soup; Ginger Beef Soup with Dumplings; Creamy Asparagus Soup; Sirloin and Black Bean Chili; Mixed Bean Vegetarian Chili; Warm Apple-Cranberry Ste; Blackberry Stew with Sweet Biscuits. Whether 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.