09/26/2011 09:49 am ET | Updated Nov 19, 2011

8 Hot and Hearty Soups for the Fall Season

As we head towards the chillier seasons, it’s beneficial to educate ourselves on some hot and hearty soups that can help warm up our days (and stomachs!). And while preparing soup from scratch can often be a timely pursuit, there are ways to still create a fabulous meal without slaving for hours over a simmering stove.

Here we look at 8 restaurant-quality soups that you can make (and enjoy!) in the comfort of your own home. Whether frozen or created from scratch, these soups are sure to please. And, we welcome you to submit your favorites as well!

8 Hot and Hearty Soups for Fall