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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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Buffalo Chili Chicken Lasagna

Today marks the conclusion of 11 months of chili.  Cooking daily and writing daily can be a drag but it certainly beats dating an overenthusiastic amateur proctologist.  This I’ve never actually done, but my imagination tells me that it’d be … Continue reading

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Chicken Mango Chili Stuffed Pasta Shells

John Lennon had it wrong.  Happiness is a warm bowl of chili. HEY, don’t look now, but chili is gaining traction as the cuisine of choice for the hip, the chic, and the fit.   Thanks to innovators like the Ranting … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Bomb Chili

The marinade is the marriage of four manifestations of the jalapeno. It is, without argument, a fiery Molotov cocktail of pure pepper hubris.  To conjure the ‘bomb’, one must become as familiar with the jalapeno as to call him by … Continue reading

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Homemade Fish Ramen Chili

I love chili. Each morning I awake thinking of chili, at night my dreams are bowl brimming with chili, and each moment in between is asimmer with chili-laden thoughts. Sadly, after 269 consecutive days of chili I am beginning to … Continue reading

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A Two Z Chili

If making chili every day for a year is an exercise in stupidity, then I’m getting a world-class workout. I no longer dream up the recipes, I simply wait for my daily neurological disaster.  With 266 days tallied, 99 recipes … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Steak and Chili Spaghetti Sauce

I stashed the vial into the hidden pocket of my ratty green shorts. A plastic cylinder with a screw cap closure, the tube was unassuming- in a space-age sort of way. With respect to the small vial and its tiny … Continue reading

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