Posts Tagged ‘Chili’

30-Minute Chocolate-Espresso Beef and Black Bean Chili

Monday, February 9th, 2015

30-Minute Chocolate-Espresso Beef and Black Bean Chili

Do you go out for dinner on Valentine’s Day or stay at home?

(I usually make Mike and I a romantic meal, like our favorite Spiced Sirloin Roast for Two, but this year I’m on strike…so either he’ll end up cooking or we’ll go out. Because sometimes a girl just needs to go on strike for a night, right, ladies?) (more…)

Cincinnati Chili

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013


Let’s talk Cincinnati for a minute.

I had the pleasure of briefly visiting there once. One of my best friends from law school was from Cincinnati, and as tends to be the case when you’re living about 1,000 miles from home for the first time in your life, she talked about Cincy in general and chili in particular. A lot. (I definitely don’t blame her…I remember talking my fair share about Buffalo wings!)

We were in law school in Florida, and when she found out there was a Skyline Chili location what she considered to be “nearby”, she drove us there to experience the magic that is Cincinnati chili, even though “nearby” meant a one-hour drive each way. She was a fanatic like that, and for good reason. We made the drive, ate our chili, and full and happy, she said with a sigh, It’s even better in Cincinnati. And because I know how “Buffalo” wings taste outside of Buffalo, I didn’t doubt her for a moment. A while after that, I visited her in Cincinnati and got to experience for myself what she had been talking about. (more…)

Chili, with a Spanish Flair

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

How many times a year do you make chili?  I make it about twice a year, once in the autumn and once in the winter, but always a different recipe.  (I have a common food blogger problem…I tend to think of meals that I make and enjoy but don’t photograph for the blog as wasted opportunities…which means I rarely get to enjoy a good meal – rather, the same good meal – twice.) (more…)

Smoky Chili Soup

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Even though I’m not much of a football fan (ok, who am I kidding…the only game I watch all year is the Superbowl, and that’s only for the commercials and the halftime show), it would just feel wrong to let the Superbowl come and go without making some kind of chili in its honor.  This chili is thicker than your average soup but thinner than your average chili, which in my opinion makes is perfect for topping with crumbled corn bread to soak up all the juices (but I have to admit, it’s also great for dipping things like corn chips into). (more…)

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