Posted on Jan 5 2015 - 6:43pm by Megan
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    For the sake of alliteration, I am referring to this recipe as Beef, Bacon, and Brie. Really though it should be something along the lines of “Steak Chili Topped with Bacon and Whatever Cheese you Want”- but that would be a pretty crappy recipe title. So here we go with Beef, Bacon, and Brie chili! First off, let’s talk bacon. All bacon is not...

Every once in a while I like to just go absolutely over-the-top with a recipe. Something that is way off of the over-indulgent meter, and this recipe is definitely an 11. I made this one on New Year’s Eve so I felt the decadence was somewhat appropriate. My husband and I used to go out for some pretty fancy dinners, especially if we had an occasion to use as an...

Posted on Jan 2 2015 - 3:23pm by Megan
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Any chili recipe that I make that calls for mushroom is one of my favorites. Not that I am overly fond of the freshly dug grave smell of mushrooms, but because I get to call upon my sous chef to help me in the kitchen. I introduce to you the world’s best mushroom chopper, my son, 4 year old Theo: Turns out that kids are expensive, so I take advantage of any chance...

Posted on Jan 2 2015 - 3:50am by Megan
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  Chili with cheese is a pretty typical combination of ingredients. Usually you will see shredded cheese used as a topping, but with this dish I create a velvety, rich cheese sauce to swirl into the chili. I largely owe the development of my cheese sauce recipe to Alton Brown. He makes a mean stove-top mac and cheese that involves a custard-based cheese sauce....

Posted on Dec 18 2014 - 10:08pm by Megan
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I am starting off with a very basic chili. This is recipe that can go well with a variety of starches and toppings: served over pasta or corn chips (I am not above serving chili over Fritos. In fact I recommend it. It. Is. AWESOME), topped with cheese, onions, avocado, sour cream… really, you can let your imagination run wild (well, within reason- I wouldn’t...