As I mentioned in our “Foods That Make Us Angry” slideshow, it seems to be human nature to brag excessively whenever you make a pot of chili. As annoyed as it makes me to listen to someone talk for 15 minutes about the spicy 7-bean mixture they’ve got simmering on the stove, I try to be patient, because lord knows I’ve chili-bragged on numerous occasions, and you know what? Sometimes a chili brag is totally warranted. For example, in the case of these 10 chili recipes, all of which look delicious enough to brag about for daaaayyyyys. Click on the gallery to check ‘em out!
Hi Frisky readers! Fun fact about me—I love to make and eat food! Now, if Kelly Bensimon were to meet me, I’m sure she’d emphasize in her psychotic way that I am a cook not a chef, and I would agree. That being said, I think I manage to whip up some tasty things in my tiny New York kitchen, so when the mood strikes (I’m aiming for every week) I’m going to introduce you to an easy recipe I’m currently loving.
It was nearly 100 degrees in NYC this weekend, with a million percent humidity — seriously, it was soupy outside. So I did what any hungry genius would do on a day as hot as the devil’s balls — I made chili! This is the same recipe I made a few months ago and swore I would post (and then didn’t). My dad always made really yummy chili for us when I was growing up. This isn’t his recipe, but it’s inspired by him, as he always made a straight-up bean chili, without any meat (although you could certainly add ground beef or turkey if you’d like). Also, this time around, I made sure to wear plastic gloves when chopping the jalapenos (you can also use red chili) because chili oil is really hard to get off your skin, as I found out. Keep reading »
We know, we know, the fridge is filled with leftovers this weekend. But we couldn’t resist reader Tessa’s great, easy recipe, and figured it might come in handy for feeding all the
randoms family and friends lounging around the house. Plus you could always substitute turkey for the beef for a yummy, healthier twist. The simple how-to, after the jump! Keep reading »