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...

I was debating what type of meat I wanted for my next chili. So many fantastic options out there, especially now when you can order whatever ground up creature you want on the internet. Coon and cactus? Rabbit and red pepper? Antelope and apple? Typically some sort of tasty meat with a featured vegetable or fruit will render a delicious dish. I was leaning towards...

Posted on Jun 24 2015 - 1:19pm by Megan
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  There are many dishes that are created out of a need to reduce cost and make the most of what you already have. Chili is historically a poor-man’s meal, and so is chili mac. So here we have a double whammy of a frugal concoction: a way to stretch chili, which is already a meal designed to stretch a buck (or cow, or pig…). I was curious how this whole creation...

I keep a running list of chili ideas and usually look over it when I’m trying to decide what to make next. However, some ideas just hit me like a lightning bolt and I feel the need to run with them right away (of course after I fully recover from getting hit by lightning). That was this recipe. I was killing time on the treadmill by watching Jamie Oliver’s 15...