• Simple Weeknight Chili
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    Simple Weeknight Chili

    Fall  has definitely arrived. That means football, basketball and a big pot of chili! Simple weeknight chili is perfect for a quick weeknight meal or game day get together. It’s quick and easy to make, so you won’t have to spend hours in the kitchen. But so flavorful and delicious, people will think you did! I tried several different kinds of beans for this recipe, and my favorite is a combination of pinto and black beans.   To make, heat olive oil in a large skillet and saute’ the onions and garlic until tender. Then add the ground beef to the pan and brown, stirring frequently, until cooked through.  …

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    Corn Chowder with Crispy Bacon and Scallions

    Mmmmmm….. Corn Chowder! With this crazy spring weather we are having, a nice warm bowl of soup just hits the spot. Oh how I long for summer and warmer, sunny days. Who else is ready for sunshine, flip flops, road trips, cool salads and cool drinks? Well, since the east coast is getting pounded with snow and the west has chilling rain I opted for this yummy Corn Chowder instead of a cool refreshing salad…… for now.   First I diced up about 5 strips of bacon and cook until nice and crisp. Remove bacon and drain on paper towels. Then I sauteed onions, celery and yellow sweet peppers until…