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Sweet Potato and Red Bean Chili

Posted by zerfall on January 23, 2009

I cooked chili for the first time from scratch yesterday. Over the last month I’ve found I like to cook without using recipes unless it’s something that ratios or exact temperatures are really needed, so when I decided to make chili last night I did a bit of reading, I looked over several chili recipes I’ve found on the internet and noted a few things. The first was one recipe called for sweet potatoes, which I happened to have a couple I needed to use up. The next thing I noticed was that most of the recipes cooked the food in different orders. I though I probably can’t mess this up then as long as everything gets cooked, and with the long simmer time to reduce and thicken the chili I figured I was in the clear. Read the rest of this entry »

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