Category Archives: ground beef

Grandma’s Kwanzaa Coffee Chili

Time needs no assistance.  Aiding time’s progress is futile.  Abetting its coarse passage is criminal.  While time does not define a person, it sets a parameter and frames the canvass on which each of us will work.  My brush stroke … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Tater Tot Chili

It occurred to me during the last of my half-mile repeats.  Sound body mechanics and peaceful mind- everything will flow from there.    Everything will flow and you’ll be running in the zone.  This experience has taught me.   Last night’s … Continue reading

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Papa Chili’s Better Frito Chili Pizza

It is sad, really. I labor under the delusion that corporate America has my best interests (chili interests) in mind.  Case in point- upon seeing a commercial for a fritos chili pizza offered by a national pizza chain, I was … Continue reading

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Fundraiser “Mostly Beef” Chili

308 consecutive days of chili and it is again time to foist my cuisine on the unsuspecting public. The money-toting populace may be willing to pay top dollar for an official bowl of chili365 goodness.  With any luck, the charity … Continue reading

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Break-in Two Hot Chili

Ostensibly, it hadn’t changed position in 6 years. For sure the refrigerator had itself been moved, but many of its contents, including the tincture of pure capsaicin, remained fixed in place, as if riveted fast by some unknown prankster.   Capsaicin … Continue reading

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Jack and Cayenne Chili

Here’s a little chili with (pepper) Jack and Cayenne. Two American ingredients simmering in the saucepan. Oh yeah, the chili experiment rolls on. Long after the threat that Mrs. Chili365 will be gone.   Ingredients: 1 lb ground chuck ½ … Continue reading

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Impossible Chili Potstickers

Potstickers from scratch require manipulation.   For me, intricate food preparation is like running with scissors- it’s stupid, dangerous, and something always goes disfiguringly wrong.   My desire for a chili side dish to enhance our Chinese takeout food supersedes my personal … Continue reading

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