Tag Archives: marathon

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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Beer and Chili Grilled Pork

The folly of summer is impermanence. Death and taxes are forever.  Summer?  Not so.  The days of stellar marathon training and kick-ass cookouts are over.  Or are they? I fired up the old Weber with a mind to grill up … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Chili Cheese Potatoes

Around mile 20 the legs feel like bricks and the will to continue running vanishes like cupcakes a preschool picnic.   Desperation is all-consuming as good humor is so far distant as to not even register as a memory.  In the … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Chili Pancakes

Body is Temple Monument to self-abuse Carefully Crafted   I skipped out on running a marathon today. Instead, I will be drinking with some friends in the remote wildness.  Have I completely missed today’s opportunity for a long run?  Hardly.  … Continue reading

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Iowa Pork and Corn Chili

Fortunate are those who drink from the well of success until they are sated. Still more fortunate are those with the wisdom to cease pulling from the well, lest become drunk on success.  Mrs. Chili 365 is chock full of … Continue reading

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Homemade Beanie Wienie Chili Pizza

Why homemade beanie wienie chili pizza?  Be honest, would you really want it any other way?  A coincidental cousin to last night’s chili barbequed wiener coins, it is the direct result of a failure to visit the grocer’s.  Food-wise, there … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chicken Chili

I was holding one of our hens and whispering sweet nothings in her ear when I first noticed it.  There, shining like a fetid breastplate for the entire world to see, was a large brown splatter- on my Brand New … Continue reading

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