Category Archives: slow cooker

J’s Smoking Bear Chili

Our only close encounter with wild bears was perpetrated (mainly) by the ever-adventurous and thrill-seeking Mrs. Chili365 and her trusty infant companion, Pirate.  While stomping about in nature, they happened upon a mother black bear frolicking carelessly with her cubs.  … Continue reading

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Holly Jolly Green Pork Chili

The dream is reoccurring.  Anthony Hopkins is standing over me “It puts the cushion roast in the slow cooker. It does so when it is told.”  Why Hopkins and not Ted Levin?  I have no clue. It makes the damn … 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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Rocking Root Beer Elk Chili and BONUS root beer recipe!

The danger with mixing root beer and sriracha is that it may taste really terrible.  As a contingency, I’m adding vegetables.  In this way, if something tastes bad, I’ll just blame the veggies.   Ingredients:   1 lb elk meat, … Continue reading

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Green Chili Dogs

History never recorded the identity of the person who first conspired to top meat with more meat.  By all rights he (or she) should be a Nobel Laureate.  At the very least, she (or he) should be sitting on a … Continue reading

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Drunken Elk Chili

Day 322 and tensions are on the rise.  Mrs. Chili365 “was going to cook something” until she realized that “we only have chili ingredients in the house”. I was actually feeling remorseful, until I remembered that the Missus’ new gig. … Continue reading

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Chili Pork and Slaw

The waning light of day has served notice and now it is time to move the picnic inside. Stacked beside a warm dinner roll and a glass of cool lemonade, the chili-sweet pork loin and crispy slaw indeed make a … Continue reading

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