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Cincinnati Style Chili Batch 16

It’s finally here. After a 2 year break, hosting a homebrew club meeting at our place seemed like the perfect time to post the next version of my Cincinnati Chili recipe. Changes this time include increase in the amount of… Continue Reading →

The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Cookbook

Beer and cooking are two of my favorite things (I also like long walks on the beach and don’t like mean people). My cooking has been nonexistent lately but The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Cookbook by John Schlimm may fix that. I haven’t had a chance t…

Cincinnati Chili Batch 15 is Done!

And it’s pretty damn good. I reduced the spices by quite a bit in this batch. All the others, while on the right track, all seemed over-spiced. Some new additions this time (molasses, mace, onion, garlic) and some taken out… Continue Reading →

Desktop USB Fondue Pot

ThinkGeek :: Fundue – desktop USB Fondue Set — Just what you need to ease the tedious work day. Hot Cheese!

Ancho Pumpkin Pie

That’s right, ancho chile in pumpkin pie. Believe it or not, it’s the best pumpkin pie I’ve ever had. Not hot, the chile powder just enhances the flavor of the pumpkin.

The 3 Way

Batch 14 is done. Recipe coming soon. It was pretty good, but a little too sweet. I think I will try adding more chili powder and tomato paste to whats left to give it a little more savory flavor. A… Continue Reading →

Forget wine and cheese parties — the true soul mate for fromage isn’t made from grape juice

“As a longtime cheese aficionado, The Chronicle’s weekly cheese columnist and a nightly wine drinker, I’ve reluctantly concluded that many cheeses give wine, especially dry wine, a rough time. But after several weeks of “research, ” including two marathon tastings,… Continue Reading →

Wendy’s diner finds human finger in her chili

Wendy’s diner finds human finger in her chili An unlucky diner bit into a segment of a human finger while digging into a bowl of chili at a Wendy’s restaurant in San Jose, Santa Clara County health officials confirmed. And… Continue Reading →

Texas Chili Con-Carne Mod 1

This is my favorite Texas-style Chili recipe. It’s based off of a recipe from America’s Test Kitchen. I modified it to make it hotter and more to my liking.

Cincinnati Chili Batch 13 Rocks!

Well I finally got around to making lucky batch 13. And it turned out fantastic. While it’s still not a perfect clone of Skyline — it tasted really good. The suggestions received — along with being less