Spicy Recipes Roundup – Soups and Stews

It’s around this time of the year when the temperatures start dipping below the 50s and Fall begins to make its slow exit. We had our first snow fall (or light dusting actually) in Jersey last week! I was certain it was the beginning of a early Winter but nooo, this Jersey weather is just too unpredictable, it reached 60 degrees this weekend! It’s what I’ve come to expect living here in the Northeast, you just can’t pin down the weather but there’s still a nice chill to make you crave a spicy bowl of hot soup. That’s why I started collecting a few recipes to bring you this week’s spicy recipes roundup: soups and stews! Check out these drool worthy recipes…


Clockwise from the top: 1. Spicy Pozole from yours truly, Hot Lollies. This is one of my favorite soups! 2. Spicy Winter Vegetable and Coconut Sambal soup from Taste magazine. 3. Spicy Kale and Roasted Pepper soup from Cooking on the Weekends. 4. Spicy Crab soup from the Gourmet Traveller. 5. Hot and Sour soup from Food and Wine magazine.



Hot Lollies Spicy Food Round-Up: 2012 Favorites

Here’s a round up of some of the most favorite of my recipes this year. It’s been a little over a year now since I started this spicy food blog and can’t believe how quickly time has passed. I hope you have enjoyed reading it as much as I’ve enjoyed sharing it with you. I’m taking a little holiday break and will be back next year with new and fresh ideas on how to spice up your dishes. Just remember, a spicy dish doesn’t mean a super hot dish! I just like mine with some heat but I have made plenty of dishes here to satisfy all palates. Just take a look below for a few you can try for New Year’s Eve!

These were the most popular in the soups and stews category. Perfect for warming you up during chilly nights. Clockwise: Pozole, Chicken Tortilla Soup, Cream of Tomato with Chicken & Pasta


These savory and spicy appetizers are perfect for game day, holiday parties or when you’re looking for a lighter meal, just add a salad! Clockwise from top right: Scallion Pancakes, Jalapeno Pepperoni & Prosciutto and Arugula Tortilla Pizzas, Spicy Beef Empanadas, Spicy Asian Chicken Skewers, Jalapeno Poppers Dip, Spicy Pork Wontons


Clockwise from top right: General Tso Chicken, Blackened Whiting Bites, BBQ Ribs and Curried Plantain Mash, Cheesesteak Tostadas, Grilled Chicken with Tomatillo Salsa and Cheese


Clockwise from top: Jalapeno Raspberry Sherbet, Coconut Ginger Ice Cream, Ghost Tamarind Granita, Spicy Chipotle Chocolate S’Mores Ice Cream