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Posted on Apr 8 2016 - 10:08am by Megan
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It’s April in Chicago-land. You all know what that means right? SNOW! Of course there is tons of rain, high winds, thunderstorms, and the occasional 70 degree day, but most annoyingly, there is still snow. I strongly feel that there is no good or bad time for chili, but when you start to see your hostas poke up out of the ground only to buried in a layer of white,...

Posted on Dec 21 2015 - 4:01pm by Megan
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  I’M BACK! Did you miss me? I’m sure you did, and yes, I missed you as well dear reader. Hopefully the entertaining and delicious posts on TheHotChilly Facebook page and Twitter feed kept you engaged in my foodie world while you anxiously awaited my next awesome chili recipe. I do apologize for my absence, but life attacked me with some new opportunities...

  Mole, mole, mole, moley! Not a skin condition, but rather a delightful tradition of complex sauces bought to us by our neighbors to the south. However, whenever I read “mole” on a Mexican menu, this comes to mind: Doing the research for this recipe was nuts! Everyone claims to have their abuela’s REAL, AUTHENTIC mole recipe. Well, judging by the variances...

  Let’s start off by properly setting the mood for some turkey eating: No joke: this song is one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving.  One of the radio stations in my home town used to play this song every third week of November. I had a serious Adam Sandler obsession in high school and I vividly remember sitting next to my tape recorder, waiting for this...

  There seems to be way too strong of trend right now to hunt down and blog about the best burger. There also seem to be tons of burger places popping up, vying for the King of Burger crown or a mention in some local food article, sights set on a visit from Guy Fieri. I guess maybe that happens with hot dogs too. But what about the chili? Where are all the boutique...