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Month: December 2014

Dark Beer Chili

After all that fancy Christmas food I was craving something super basic and reasonably healthy. I had a bottle of Maumee Bay Total Eclipse left from a dinner party in November that I was saving for something like this. The following recipe was adapted from the original both on quantities…

Corn Bread

This was made to go with the chili recipe that follows in a separate post. Nothing fancy but pretty good stuff. Cornbread Ingredients  6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus butter for baking dish  1 cup cornmeal  3/4 cup all-purpose flour  1 tablespoon sugar  1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder  1/2 teaspoon…

Beef Bourguignon

Just before our Texas years Eddie & I lived in an old Columbus, Ohio suburb called Clintonville. Very college town professor style complete with a thriving Community Co-Op, which is currently endangered, not half a block away from our home. While at the time restaurant challenged, it’s a great neighborhood.…