Category Archives: bacon

Big Bourbon Bacon Chili

In spite of my better intentions and in direct opposition of my best interest, I sometimes hire people.  While wading through the vast slew of resumes, seeing experience is nice, noting education helpful, but nothing quite grabs the attention like … Continue reading

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Chili Hillbilly Mignon

Do not be deceived- it is pronounced MIG-non.  Ten bucks a pound for a good cut of beef is extortionate.  Should you lack the scratch for such lavish opulence, wrap your sausage in bacon. Tuck in some jalapenos and chili … Continue reading

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Homespun Chicken Stew Chili

For me, retail therapy comes in the form of meandering the isles of the grocery store rescuing the unfashionable, unwanted, and unsightly foodstuffs from their inevitable and untimely dumpster demise.  In short and (selfishly) in a case of textbook altruism, … Continue reading

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Chili Chicken Cordon Bleu

The afternoon consisted of building sandcastles and watching ducklings swim and preen alongside their mother.  Modern life continued to buzz around us as we savored this gentle departure.  As the placid lake lapped my naked feet, I began to reminiscence … Continue reading

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Grilled Chipotle, Bacon, and Chili Cheese Burger

An incandescent bulb glinted off the staid objects below.  The neighbor’s car and topiary radiated gold against a tapestry of darkness.  We dined on chipotle, bacon, and chili cheese burgers.  Matters are as matters are and we supped in silence. … Continue reading

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Camping Breakfast Chili

Bending the yardstick at 20” in diameter, the camping pan has the kind of size that makes you stand up and take notice. Chili as art devolves (at times) into mental gymnastics, with new ideas and a fresh approach curiously … Continue reading

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Deluxe Chili Potato Salad

Let’s face it, potatoes are overachievers. Despite being dealt a less-than-stellar hand in the “aesthetics” department, potatoes persistently and consistently deliver the goods. Taken several steps further, the spud has established itself as a bona fide meal mogul. Hashbrowns, French … Continue reading

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