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Chili Chex Mix

No rest for the wicked and no respite from the chili. We are at it every day, holidays included. 359 straight days of chili and today I have fully depleted what was (in January) a massive stash of antacids. Feverishly … Continue reading

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Garlic Chili Mashed Potatoes

Somehow we’ll have to introduce Richard Dreyfus’s character from Close Encounters to Randy from Christmas Story.  Imagine the mashup of mashed potato mayhem.  Sadly, this squashed spud meeting of the minds likely will never take place.  Well, an opportunity missed … Continue reading

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Chili Polenta

It’s like this- I like to liken polenta to the comic strip Family Circus.  Both are bland, mushy, and lacking in any discernable purpose.  Perhaps a shot of chili will spark some panache in drab old polenta. Ingredients: 3 ¾ … 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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Chili Stuffed Mushrooms

I did not drink the moonshine. It laid waiting in the tall grass, perched like a Halloween ghoul, replete with sharp teeth and halitosis.  I had nearly tripped over the spectral glass vessel on my jaunty rounds between bonfire and … Continue reading

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Fresh Blender Chili Salsa

There exists no better way to turn domestic tranquility into household hostility than to serve one’s cohabitants chili every day for 9 months. I had mistakenly believed that we were determined soldier through the “year of chili” together. The hardened … Continue reading

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Dominant Chili Garlic Bread

Buttered Wonder bread with garlic salt will get you by Brunt toast and smoke alarms will make you cry When you need some garlic bread with a little extra thrust Chili’s got the spicy sauce to butter the crust   … Continue reading

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