Tag: Stew Archive

For those Cold Winter Evenings; Chili Con Carne

Published on January 11, 2022 at 5:19 pm by LEW

Chili Con CarnieIntroduction

Chili con carne (chili with meat) is a type of stew containing chilies, meat, tomatoes, and beans. The dish originates in Southern Texas/Northern Mexico.

There is no one original recipe that I am aware of. Chili recipes tend to vary widely, and most cooks have their own preferred ingredients and methods of preparation, as well as preferred amount of spiciness.

This is my personal take for a chili recipe that is flavorful, and moderately spicy. While it will probably not win any awards, I love a steaming bowl of it on those cold winter evenings. (more…)

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Southern Traditions – Jambalaya

Published on October 17, 2021 at 10:31 am by LEW


My JambalayaJambalaya is a Creole and Cajun rice dish. It has both Spanish and French influences. Traditionally it is a meat and vegetable dish with rice in a seasoned, and sometimes spicy, broth.

This is my less than traditional version of the dish. The recipe makes approximately four servings and takes about two hours.



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