Refried Black Bean Chili

Refried Bean Chili

Refried Bean Chili

Chili is one of those foods I like with other foods.  I like to put chili on a hot dog that has been grilled to dark perfection, then sprinkle it with cheese.  Or I like to put chili on an omelet with a nice handful of cheese.  It makes a serious breakfast!  Then there’s adding a whole lot of shredded cheese to make a queso for tortilla chips.  Chili is versatile in my castle!
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Sloppy Joes to the Rescue

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

I recently posted a sloppy joe recipe where I used ground turkey instead of beef.  I called it a sloppy bird.   It reminded me I’ve never posted my regular sloppy joe recipe!  I did post a drunken joe recipe where I indulged in my love of bourbon in the otherwise simple sandwich.  Just a plain sloppy joe is always nice to make for a fast meal.  I don’t make them often but when I do I like to make extra meat to freeze for even faster meals! Continue reading

Braised Hunter’s Stew

Braised Hunters Stew

Braised Hunters Stew

Braising has become my new favorite food technique.  As much as I swore I’d never use the Dutch ovens my P.S. (Purchaser of Stew ware/ hubby) brought home, I find I like to throw stuff in them and see what results.  I still think Dutch ovens are super heavy to lift down from where they’re stored, and to wash them isn’t pleasant.  But the food coming out of them has been fabulous. Continue reading