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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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Big Bourbon Bacon Chili

In spite of my better intentions and in direct opposition of my best interest, I sometimes hire people.  While wading through the vast slew of resumes, seeing experience is nice, noting education helpful, but nothing quite grabs the attention like … Continue reading

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Chili Gumbo

The line between opulent and ragged is stark.  Today’s 20 mile run took me past million dollar homes and the milling homeless, all within the course of a few strides.  The juxtaposed stand so strikingly close to one another as to make … Continue reading

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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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Raucous Ramen Shrimp Chili

Marathon runners are painfully cognizant of this sad-but-truism- “One cannot run mile 26.2 when one’s feet are at mile 23.”  To compensate for the fracture between this intense and highly emotional desire and the cold indifference of physics and the … Continue reading

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New Sensation Chili Green Lasagna Pie

There is more to lasagna than mozzarella, Fella. As for ground beef, that’s so 1950, Chief. And pasta sauce?  il est très passé, Hoss. To hell with the rhyme, time to bust the paradigm. Lasagna my way. (Okay?)   Ingredients: 4 … Continue reading

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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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