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The weather has been so weird lately; it is still winter?  Did spring come early?  Who knows!  But winter is a time for chili so regardless of the outside temps, I was going to make chili.  I ended up with a Chili Cornbread Skillet.  It might look and sound complicated but it’s actually quite easy to make and doesn’t need to cook in a slow cooker all day.  It a delicious comfort food that packs a little heat (but isn’t too spicy) and has great texture.  There is a good ratio of meat to beans to tomatoes in each bite too, with neither ingredient overpowering another.  And the cornbread topping is a nice addition if I do say so myself.  It’s hefty and makes the dish extra savory since the cornbread is part of the dish vs being served on the side. The recipe can be found here. Start by making the chili.  You’ll want to use a Dutch oven or large … Continue reading

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Spooky Season is upon us and it’s something we look forward to at our house every year!  We decorate for Halloween pretty early in September, start making themed food and beverages all throughout October, and enjoy watching all the Halloween / Horror movies we can find.  This year I got a head start on some recipes and want to share them with you today.  The recipes can be enjoyed as a standalone meal (if you consider dessert a meal), or you could combine them into one big meal.  The hand pies can be an appetizer while you make and bake the pot pies to enjoy with a side of skull cornbread, finishing off with cookies for dessert.  Try them all! SPOOKY CHEDDAR & JALAPENO SKULL CORNBREAD These are both fun and festive and make a great accompaniment to any soup, chili, or stew.  The cornbread is perfectly crumbly, the jalapeno adds a bit of heat, and the cheddar … Continue reading

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