When it is getting cold outside like it has been this week, here are some favorites to warm you up.

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1. A Big Bowl of Chili - Chili con carne as it is properly called is my favorite to eat when it is cold outside. Don't get it mixed up with chili con queso which is also good any day of the week but it is nothing like chili (con carne). Grab a sleeve of crackers and enjoy with a nice glass of sweet tea.

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2. Beef Stew - Another grandmother classic that my mom was awesome at making as well. Nothing beats a cold day better than a big pot of beef stew and in my family a skillet of cornbread to crumble up into it and enjoy.

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3. Grilled Cheese Sandwich and Tomato Soup - Another "down-home" classic that is super easy to make as long as you are not making homemade tomato soup. I personally love just the canned Campbell's Tomato Soup. Grill that sandwich and dip it into that awesome bowl of tomato soup and get yourself warmed up and happy.

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4. Chicken Noodle Soup - Once again it's much more simple if you are not making it homemade and are just opening up a can of soup, but if you do want to make it as grandma or mom did, then go for it. Nothing will warm you up better than chicken noodle soup and again that sleeve of crackers to enjoy with it on a cold cloudy dreary day, its like sunshine in a bowl!!

 

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