Another Holiday Favorite with a Southwestern Twist – Bev’s Posole

If you don’t already know the story of Posole in our house, I’ll bring you up to speed on the Burch lore and Posole. Posole is one of those dishes you’ll find on holiday tables in the southwest. So, when Tall & Handsome spent his first holiday season with my family, he made a pot






It’s Tuscan Good Soup

This is my absolutely favorite time of the year. Seems like this is when we can bring out the good-for-you, hearty comfort foods. Usually when we get the first good cool chill of the season I make our first pot of Posole. The rest of the time we enjoy dining on soups, chowders and stews






Easy to Make Rainy Day Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

A winter storm has been traipsing across the country bringing with it ice, sleet, snow and dropping temps into the deep freeze. There’s been at least 250,000 people in Texas alone without power. Other parts of the South have seen a succession of dreary, cold rainy days. Days like this you just need comfort food






Chicken Taco Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Well, the temps have finally reached what I would call decent, upstanding autumn weather. That usually means we start cooking good old comfort food around here. Nothing is quite as good as a good bowl of soup, chowder or stew on a chilly evening. This is also about the time I make my first pot






Easy Chicken and Corn Chowder, by Beverly Hicks Burch

As a true Southern gal for years Southern Living was my Bible for all things Southern…food, travel, decorating, entertaining and gardening. But, then, something almost sacrilegious happened. Time, Inc. of New York City gobbled up and acquired our beloved Southern Living! That editorial move would be like moving the corporate offices of Yankee Magazine, the






A New Kind of Vegetable Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

As a child vegetable soup was my least favorite soup. That’s odd because veggies are one of my most favorite things in the world to eat. I think the reason I had an aversion to vegetable soup is because most of the time the veggies were canned and kind of mushy. Ewww! Well, if you’re






Burch Bodacious Beef Stew, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Burch Bodacious Beef Stew By Beverly Hicks Burch There are some things I have cooked more often over the years than others. I used to cook a pretty mean, awesome stew and the other day I got the thinking that I couldn’t recall cooking up a batch for Tall & Handsome in some time, if