Skinny Beef Chili #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on February 17, 2013

Sometimes nothing is more satisfying than a steaming bowl of chili. There’s something irresistible about that combination of meat, beans, and spices, simmering all day in a tangy gravy that beckons the taste buds. Whether you eat it straight, scoop it up with chips, or smother it over a hotdog or fries, it’s one dish […]


Review: Cook! SF’s Real Simple Delicious Soups

by Anne Papina on January 23, 2013

It’s not often that the words clean, fresh, and wholesome are used to describe packaged soups. In fact, I’m not sure it’s ever been done, which is why I was so impressed with Cook! SF’s product line. I was first introduced to their soups at the FoodBuzz Food Blogger Festival last fall. Imagine a room […]


Hard Rock’n’Roll Chili

by Anne Papina on September 16, 2001

This chili is super easy to make and always gets rave reviews. I just revised the recipe a bit, adding a little whiskey — yum! Hard Rock’n’Roll Chili   Save Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 50 mins   Adapted from the Hard Rock Cafe’s version. Recipe type: Side Serves: […]

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Chili Cookoffs

by Anne Papina on July 8, 1998

Have you ever been to a chili cook-off? I’ll admit chili cook-offs are not normally my “scene.” But, if it involves a good cause, you can count me in. If you’ve visited COMDEX (COMputer Dealers EXposition) in the past, you probably know all about the Micrografx Chili for Children Foundation, the coordinators of an annual […]

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