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Old 1 Week Ago   #9376
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Went a whole week or more without chili.
This is not normal.
I am going through chili withdrawals.
Just thawed out a quart of frozen chili and as happy as a clam knowing that soon I will get my chili fix.
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Chicken soup with lots of veggies and home made fluffy dumplings are for supper tonight and tomorrow.
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There was one of those awful preformed hamburger patties left in the freezer, so I mixed it with an equal part of 73/27 ground beef. It wasn't half bad.

There's a joke in that ^ That's why I used the adverb awful
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There was one of those awful preformed hamburger patties left in the freezer, so I mixed it with an equal part of 73/27 ground beef. It wasn't half bad.

There's a joke in that ^ That's why I used the adverb awful
I got it Salty.
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Sickachicken!!!!
Chicken for lunch and supper all week.


(((((You can only eat so much chicken;baked ,fried and BBQ'ed)))))


Heating one of my cast iron skillets of for fried fish tonight.
Already have the coleslaw ready and fried taters are a cinch.
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Funny you mention chicken. After a long day at the doctor's office, I was looking at leftover ingredients in the refrigerator. I thought I had come up with something different when I saw shredded chicken and a bowl of chili. Chili chicken sandwiches. So I looked it up https://www.google.com/search?source...=1570749575574 I guess it's not that different.
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Funny you mention chicken. After a long day at the doctor's office, I was looking at leftover ingredients in the refrigerator. I thought I had come up with something different when I saw shredded chicken and a bowl of chili. Chili chicken sandwiches. So I looked it up https://www.google.com/search?source...=1570749575574 I guess it's not that different.
Look up peanut butter and onion sandwich.

Here is my deluxe fish platter.
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That looks good Worth.

It's cold today compared to the past 5 months (No exaggeration) and I'm thinking about making chili. I have a 2 pound beef chuck roast, a pound of hamburger meat, and that pound or so of shredded chicken that I didn't eat last night.

This is a last minute thought and I haven't talked to Jan about it yet. If she likes the idea, I'll cook it later today and share my recipe as I cook it. It's a recipe in my head, so I can't share a link.

Over the years, a few people have asked me 'How do you cook chicken chili?' My answer has always been that you cook it like any other chili. Use the ingredients that you and whomever you're cooking for likes and use the meat/s that you like, or leave the meat out and make it vegetarian. Chili is as versatile as any soup.
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I remembered a pan of enchiladas that needs to be eaten tonight. I'll be cooking chili tomorrow (Saturday). Chili is one of many foods that I really enjoy cooking.
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Salt chili sounds good.
I got busy and put the whole Dutch Oven of goulash in one of my freezers.
The cool weather made me take it out.
A little frosty.

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I was starving to death.
Had a bit of Chili Cheese Frito's from yesterdays lunch.
About 1/3 of a small bag.
HEB easy melt cheese I added a bit of water to thin it up.
A fermented jalapeno pepper chopped.
One whole small onion copped up.
Chili powder.
Melted the cheese mixed in chili powder pepper and onion then added the Frito's.
Made an excellent snack.
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I'm getting the ingredients out and ready for chili and realized I HAVE NO PEPPERS I'm pretty sure it's against the law in Texas to make chili without peppers. They send the food police after you for that
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I'm getting the ingredients out and ready for chili and realized I HAVE NO PEPPERS I'm pretty sure it's against the law in Texas to make chili without peppers. They send the food police after you for that
Here you have no peppers and I have an overwhelming abundance of them.

Chili is also, 'but not the only reason, I keep well over a pound of chili powder, cumin and paprika on stock at all times.
When the new pound is opened I buy another pound.
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Pork ribs tomorrow, corn/potato chowder tonight.


Freezing cast iron is just not a good idea.
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My basic chili:

2 cups water for bouillon
3 cubes of beef bouillon or Better Than Bouillon (I used both 2 cubes and 1 teaspoon BTB)
2 very finely chopped onion slices
3 garlic cloves smashed and chopped
1/2 small potato chopped the same way (For starch)
1 14.5 oz. can of diced tomatoes - not drained.
I want these ingredients to cook down to stock.

Spices - I'm measuring for this recipe, but don't usually measure.
1 heaping tablespoon of Cumin, Chili Powder, and Paprika
1/2 tablespoon of onion powder
1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon oregano (Because Jan told me to put it in )
All of the above I cooked in a pan with a lid on it to break down the vegies and then put them into our Crock Pot.

Then add:
1 pound hamburger meat browned and drained.
2 pounds Chuck Roast. I cut 2/3 of it into very small pieces and ground the other 1/3. I browned the ground chuck roast, and there wasn't any noticeable fat/grease to drain - so I didn't

Add some chopped peppers and onions around 2-3 hours before you're ready to serve. Taste it along the way and add spices as you like. The same with liquids depending on how thick you want your chili. *Cooking this in a pot on the stove is quicker. I'm cooking with the Crock Pot because a cold front came through and it feels great. I don't want to heat up the house.

There are so many possible additives. I will list a few:

Beans
Mesa for a thickener
Cilantro
Cheese as a topping
Fresh chopped onion
Fresh chopped peppers (Whatever variety/s you like)
I saw a recipe where they added heavy cream.
Whatever you imagine tasting good to you.
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