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"What's for Dinner, Honey?" Pete Loved Liz Chili


"What's for Dinner Honey?"

Waking up to snow on March 23rd? That's what we get here in New England- no reason to grouse.  Instead celebrate being able to cozy up to stew one more month day. This landed in our inbox this morning, lucky us Pete Dickason is planning dinner already.  He says

"This may explain how she got all those husbands*."

Pete Loved Liz Chili from Local Pete Dickason

1/2 lb ground pork
1 lb chuck roast
1/2 lb ground sirloin
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
3-4 medium tomatoes (or 2 cans drained tomatoes)
2 Tbsp Chili powder
1 c red wine
2 15 ounce cans kidney beans
1/2 pound grated cheddar cheese
salt and pepper to taste
cayenne pepper to taste

Pre heat oven to 425 degrees.  Roast the chuck roast for 30-40 minutes.  Remove, cool and cut into chunks.

In large stock pot heat oil and add onions.  Cook until soft.
Add pork and sirloin.  Cook until brown.
Add beef chunks and cook through.
Peel, seed and chop tomatoes (or open cans).  Add to stock pot along with chili powder and red wine.
Bring to a boil then reduce to simmer for 15 minutes.
Add beans, cheese, salt and pepper and cayenne pepper.

Set temp on low and simmer for 2 hours stirring frequently.

"You can watch the first 2 hours of Cleopatra, pause the movie and watch the last hour with your bowl of chili". We loved you Liz....




* "{and extra chins}"