I could care less about this years Superbowl. As soon as I publish this I’m going to have to Google who’s even playing. I usually get pretty excited about it, not for the game itself, but for the excuse to have a party and make some of my favorite foods (and sometimes the commercials). Here’s one of my many chili recipes that’s sure to spice up what might otherwise be a boring Sunday evening.
Love it or hate it, there is no denying that chili, or chili con carne, is one of the first great American dishes. Now that’s not to say that it was actually a good dish back in the day, more of a pioneer version of a military MRE (meal ready-to-eat). Dried, and formed into a brick, chili was an easy meal to rehydrate and cook out on the trails. We’ve come a long way since then, chili competitions, Bobby Flay “Throwdowns”, chili in a sense provided a gateway for the amateur chef to make his or her mark on the scene. Continue reading