Category Archives: strange chili

Tuna Chili Rellenos

The house smelled vaguely of smoked tobacco.  I paced- frantically.  There had been problems- loud noises and burning followed by yelling, cursing, allegations, and painful blisters.  This stark retrospection had me on razor’s edge.  Our smoke alarm, the fancy new … Continue reading

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Chili Bloody Marys From Scratch

At Frank’s Bar, Old Roy poured strong drinks.  More to the point, the strength of Roy’s ‘mixers’ breeched the precipice of the ridiculous and poked an intemperate finger into the eye of the obscene.  The Bacardi and Cokes that Pa … Continue reading

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Go Bananas Fish Chili

Addicted to motion, I am finding that doing nothing is the hardest thing to do. Desire may be the sole source of human discontent.   After 290 days of chili, the desire for pinto beans surely provides vice to disaffection.  Time … Continue reading

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Sustainable Spam Chili

Regrettably, I did not carefully research the provenance of the Spam used to make Spam brand Spam that I used in the first two (1,2) Spam chili recipes. For all I know, the folks at Hormel could be harvesting endangered wild Spam from delicate … 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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Chili Pudding Dessert Extraordinaire

It is the nights on which Mrs. Chili365 works late that the “Father of the Year” judges are watching me most closely.  I half expected them to show up at the door and hand me the award as I served … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Chili Cookies

Looks like Mrs. Chili365 was finally wrong about something. You really can just throw some [stuff] together and expect it to come out as a cookie. Perhaps the Missus has been wrong twice, as I patiently await confirmation that dressing … Continue reading

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