Slow Cooker Chili

Slow Cooker Chili

The cold weather is getting to me. I look forward to the days of the week when the temperature reaches the upper-30s-- the "warm" days as I call them. And even when the "warm" days come, its never really that warm out.

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This chili, from Sweet Paul, is the perfect remedy for the winter chill. It has a subtle spiciness from the addition of red pepper flakes and a hint of sweetness from the honey. I adjusted the recipe to fit the taste of those I was feeding and to what I had on hand-- nixed the Sriracha and soy sauces, passed on the coffee, used kidney beans in lieu of the white beans and red pepper instead of celery.

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Top the chili with your favorites. Mine include shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, avocado, a ton of hot sauce and squeeze of lime. I served corn muffins on the side to round out a hearty, winter meal.

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Let's Start At The Very Beginning

Let's Start At The Very Beginning