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National Chili Day

It’s National Chili Day! And today is a perfect day here in the upper Willamette Valley to celebrate this spicy dish. It’s cold and snowy and this warming dish fits the weather. But where did chili come from? Chili history … Continue reading

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Cornbread Chili Cups

I love chili and cornbread. I’ve had chili with cornbread baked on top, so why not make the chili bowl out of the cornbread? Deliciously easy and a party for your mouth! Try it!

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Cornbread Waffles and Chili

We were looking for something different for breakfast.  I had made a pot of chili but another chili omelet just seemed boring.   My husband asked, what’s wrong with just chili and cornbread for breakfast?  And then it dawned on … Continue reading

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Two Delectable Dips for National Chip & Dip Day

It’s National Chip and Dip day – a day to celebrate the All American chip dip! Although dips have been around for centuries (like hummus), chips and dips became popular in the US during the great depression.  They were an inexpensive … Continue reading

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National Chili Day!

It’s National Chili Day! Did you know the first recipe for chili (spicy meat and beans) goes all the way back to 1512?  But some folks believe it was created in San Antonio, Texas in 1828. Whenever it was created, … Continue reading

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Microwave Chili (for National Microwave Oven Day)

Did you know tomorrow, December 6, is National Microwave oven day!  Well, there is a day for just about everything and here is one for that trusty little appliance most of us use almost daily! I don’t know about you, … Continue reading

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Pasta of the Month – Chili Mac

When I was a kid, my dad made us chili mac.  I always thought this was dad’s own invention and we loved it growing up! (But as I learned, it was not his own creation).  As I prepared to write … Continue reading

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Three Alarm Crock Pot Chili

I love my crock pot and I love chili.  It’s that cup that warms you up while you eat it – and this one will do just that.  Don’t let the long list of ingredients scare you.  It’s mostly spices! … Continue reading

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