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Smoked Pork Neck Bone and Pinto Bean Chili

Over the holidays we went to Baltimore to stay a few days with our son and his girlfriend.  They have a townhouse in an area of Baltimore that is being “gentrified.”  As this area is still in progress, there are … Continue reading

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Fresh Borlotti Chili Beans

As you know, I like fresh beans when I can get them.  Fortunately, the Scranton farmer’s market has a few farmers who grow borlotti/red coco beans or what they call cranberry beans to shell.  These beans are quite a bit … Continue reading

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No Child Left Hungry

Today my son texted me from work to ask if I was cooking lunch.  He sounded hungry and I immediately had these irrational pictures in my mind of Biafra.  So even though I had a session at the doctor’s this … Continue reading

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Fresh Coco Bean Chili for Babies

When I shared my enchiladas with Toutoune and Willy, after the initial “spicy” shock, Toutoune said how much she liked another Mexican food, Chili con Carne.  Now people, everyone’s French palate was stunned by my “enchiladas for babies” and Toutoune has … Continue reading

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Chili Con Carne

Whenever I hear “chili con carne” I immediately picture a can of probably Hormel chili or a bowl of ketchup sweetened kidney beans on offer at a country diner.  Chili con carne originally meant Mexican spiced beans with meat, not … Continue reading

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Cowboy Chili a la Francaise

  It had to happen one day and I’ve had it in the freezer for about 2 weeks, so today was the day.  “Pony Time.” All my friends told me that if I wanted to cook horse meat it should be “chevaline” from … Continue reading

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Chili Cheese Omelette

I often think about Sens; walking the dog in the morning, going to the market, stopping for coffee or une verre with friends, those impromptu breakfasts, cobbled together with leftovers as the sun came up.  I often regret my “déplacement”. … Continue reading

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