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Frying Pan Sausage and Bean Chili

Contrary to what my kids say, falling asleep the moment a TV is switched on is NOT my only superpower.  I can also hurl char-broiled sausage at phenomenal speed and with great accuracy.  As it is with most superheroes, I … Continue reading

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Steak and Mac and Cheese Chili

Nature is remarkable in its machinations.  The ceaseless churning and winnowing are in best in evidence as summer bows to autumn’s arrival.  From the weekend camping trip, I took away an even deeper appreciation for quite spaces and forgotten places.  … Continue reading

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Chili Chicken Burgers

Day 236 and the truth hit me in the face like a splash of cold acetone.    The Pirate and I had been discussing training a dog and I mentioned that we could buy a pooch and teach it to make … Continue reading

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Skillet Campfire Chili

It is the difficult decisions that often are the hardest to make.  As space was limited during our traverse to the wilderness, I was tasked with selecting to include on our primitive adventure either the gi-normous frying pan or Mrs. … Continue reading

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Solstice Campfire Chili Chicken Legs

It is in the deepest wilderness that frogs patiently lurk beneath a canopy of dewy green leaves.  The mosquitos, some the size of small passenger planes, abound.  Their patent lack of shyness and absence of refinement lands them squarely in … Continue reading

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Chili Meatball and Corn Micro Subs

An efficient kitchen is a happy kitchen. Leveraging leftovers to sate the hungry Involuntary Taste Panel is luxuriously economical. Owing to the fact that no raccoons, ticks, or yetis were astute enough to defeat our unsophisticated “food safe”, we find … Continue reading

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Camping Breakfast Chili

Bending the yardstick at 20” in diameter, the camping pan has the kind of size that makes you stand up and take notice. Chili as art devolves (at times) into mental gymnastics, with new ideas and a fresh approach curiously … Continue reading

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