Category Archives: traditional chili

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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Corn and Ramen White Chili

Mrs. Chili365 was growing distraught with her guinea pigs’ new habit of trampling and soiling their food. Always a ray of sunshine, Pre quipped, “Don’t worry mom, when an intelligent animal tires of eating the same food all the time, … Continue reading

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Steak, Jalapeno, and Onion Chili

Sixteen days until the next marathon and my right knee is cranky, which makes me upset.  Because relationships are about give and take, my knee should agree to give me the ability to run painlessly while I solemnly pledge to … Continue reading

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Standard Elk Chili

Large milestones are worth recognizing but it’s the small rocks that are trod underfoot en route to achievement that need greater recognition.  This I think as I launch into the last hill repeat, stomach in full revolt and hamstring screaming … Continue reading

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Magic Wagon Ride Chicken Chili

Nixie, one of our pet chickens, has set about moping around her nest box 24-7. The source of her broodiness is unknown, but it may have something to do with the sheer number of chicken chili recipes we have concocted … Continue reading

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Race Recovery Fish and Corn Chili

Some 50 hours post-marathon I have very little muscle soreness and I’m experiencing no perceivable fatigue. In fact I’ve already gone on two really good runs. Indeed, I feel guilty for feeling this good. What’s to thank for this aberrant … Continue reading

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Arousing Roast Beef and Coffee Chili

I’m growing wary of constant conflict. The tumult centers on the Tablespoon measure and its invariantly full dance card. With coffee AND chili both competing for the affections of our Tablespoon, the turmoil threatens my already-crumbling sanity. Can’t we all … Continue reading

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