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Not the prettiest thing ever, but here’s some chilaquiles with chorizo, eggs, cheese, salsa bravo, and a healthy dose of @eatbeerhotsauce Nor-Cal Mole. Really rounds out the flavor

Not the prettiest thing ever, but here’s some chilaquiles with chorizo, eggs, cheese, salsa bravo, and a healthy dose of @eatbeerhotsauce Nor-Cal Mole. Really rounds out the flavor

Best Cincinnati Style Chili Recipe Outside of a Skyline Chili Restaurant

Cincinnati Chili was a certain acquired taste for me. Growing up on a more Texas style chili, Cincinnati style has a very odd assortment of flavors for one to consider it chili. Chocolate and cinnamon? Weird. Served over spaghetti and… Continue Reading →

Eat Beer Hot Sauce “Pimiento” Cheese Recipe

Last summer I spent some time in the deep south, Atlanta. I make it there at least once per year to visit family. While a lot of people would say that Atlanta is a metropolitan city and not the south,… Continue Reading →

A Beergeek in London: Bring Back the Mushy Peas

One thing that an excellent plate of fish and chips needs, is balance, it’s mushy peas. A delightful bit of veg to go along with the golden fried goodness of the perfectly made fish and chips. Good marrowfat peas cooked… Continue Reading →

America’s New Favorite Beer Snack

Well in the America I live in, pretzels have been replaced by Cheez-Its. Not any regular Cheeza-Its, but Cheez-Its Extra Toasty. You’d think this was a paid endorsement, but it’s not.  Extra Toasty Cheez-Its match perfectly with high IBU beers…. Continue Reading →

Great Reason To Subscribe To Amazon Prime – Skyline Chili For $2/can, Delivered

The best reason yet to subscribe to Amazon Prime, Skyline Chili delivered. And not just delivered in two days, free, but really cheap. I just bought an 8 pack for $2.33 per can. Now when I go back to Amazon… Continue Reading →

Pork Tenderloin Sandwich

We were missing Indiana, so made a homemade pork tenderloin. Yummy.

Some Notes on Developing a Skyline Clone Recipe

I occasionally get email from people asking about Cincinnati and Skyline chili — various things. But this email was from someone who has put a lot of really good thinking into developing a Skyline clone recipe. I’ll be using some… Continue Reading →

Cincinnati Style Chili Batch 16

It’s finally here. After a 2 year break, hosting a homebrew club meeting at our place seemed like the perfect time to post the next version of my Cincinnati Chili recipe. Changes this time include increase in the amount of… Continue Reading →

The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Cookbook

Beer and cooking are two of my favorite things (I also like long walks on the beach and don’t like mean people). My cooking has been nonexistent lately but The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Cookbook by John Schlimm may fix that. I haven’t had a chance t…

Cincinnati Chili Batch 15 is Done!

And it’s pretty damn good. I reduced the spices by quite a bit in this batch. All the others, while on the right track, all seemed over-spiced. Some new additions this time (molasses, mace, onion, garlic) and some taken out… Continue Reading →

Desktop USB Fondue Pot

ThinkGeek :: Fundue – desktop USB Fondue Set — Just what you need to ease the tedious work day. Hot Cheese!

Ancho Pumpkin Pie

That’s right, ancho chile in pumpkin pie. Believe it or not, it’s the best pumpkin pie I’ve ever had. Not hot, the chile powder just enhances the flavor of the pumpkin.

The 3 Way

Batch 14 is done. Recipe coming soon. It was pretty good, but a little too sweet. I think I will try adding more chili powder and tomato paste to whats left to give it a little more savory flavor. A… Continue Reading →

Forget wine and cheese parties — the true soul mate for fromage isn’t made from grape juice

“As a longtime cheese aficionado, The Chronicle’s weekly cheese columnist and a nightly wine drinker, I’ve reluctantly concluded that many cheeses give wine, especially dry wine, a rough time. But after several weeks of “research, ” including two marathon tastings,… Continue Reading →

Wendy’s diner finds human finger in her chili

Wendy’s diner finds human finger in her chili An unlucky diner bit into a segment of a human finger while digging into a bowl of chili at a Wendy’s restaurant in San Jose, Santa Clara County health officials confirmed. And… Continue Reading →

Texas Chili Con-Carne Mod 1

This is my favorite Texas-style Chili recipe. It’s based off of a recipe from America’s Test Kitchen. I modified it to make it hotter and more to my liking.

Cincinnati Chili Batch 13 Rocks!

Well I finally got around to making lucky batch 13. And it turned out fantastic. While it’s still not a perfect clone of Skyline — it tasted really good. The suggestions received — along with being less aggressive with some… Continue Reading →

Cincinnati Chili Batch 13 Planning

I got some great insider info on how Skyline Chili is made. Mr. X wrote with some hints. Plus I’m working on a draft of my recipe 13. Read on for more.

Cincinnati Chili Batch 12

I made some major changes this time. Reducing the spices and adding a few new ones. The result was pretty damn good. Closer than ever, I’d say. Read more for details and the recipe.

Cincinnati Chili Discussion Groups

I’ve set up a couple groups on Google’s new Groups verison 2 web site (still in beta). One for lovers of Cincinnati style chili to discuss it and where to get it. The other specifically for those interested in making… Continue Reading →

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