Category Archives: Side dish

Garlic Chili Mashed Potatoes

Somehow we’ll have to introduce Richard Dreyfus’s character from Close Encounters to Randy from Christmas Story.  Imagine the mashup of mashed potato mayhem.  Sadly, this squashed spud meeting of the minds likely will never take place.  Well, an opportunity missed … Continue reading

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Big Baked Honey Chili Pretzels

Attempting to upstage a pretzel is a very twisted endeavor.  Anyway, trying to trump truly twisted treasures could tie me in knots.  Best to let the pretzels do the talking and let the auxiliary chili and honey sing backup. The … Continue reading

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Chili Polenta

It’s like this- I like to liken polenta to the comic strip Family Circus.  Both are bland, mushy, and lacking in any discernable purpose.  Perhaps a shot of chili will spark some panache in drab old polenta. Ingredients: 3 ¾ … Continue reading

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Dominant Chili Garlic Bread

Buttered Wonder bread with garlic salt will get you by Brunt toast and smoke alarms will make you cry When you need some garlic bread with a little extra thrust Chili’s got the spicy sauce to butter the crust   … Continue reading

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Non-vegetarian Chili Fried Potatoes

It may be the 257 consecutive days of chili, the pet chickens, or the nightly “Clockwork Orange Style” screenings of Charlotte’s Web to which she is subjected, but the Pirate has broken down and announced her migration to vegetarianism. During … Continue reading

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Grilled Chili Jalapeno Poppers

I could only find size small latex gloves.   These will not fit me. This leaves two options: 1) allow Mrs. Chili365 to prep the jalapenos 2) prep the peppers bare-handed, hoping that I will not have the sudden urge to … Continue reading

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Chili Corn Relish

chili corn relish so delish, perspective flips relish corn chili   It is always the vegetarian chilis that beckon forth the haiku poet I have long tried to bury deep within the cellar of my subconscious.   Corn relish is … Continue reading

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