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Chili, Fall, Pork, Tennessee Food

Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork Chili (Rock the Crockpot)

Tender chunks of pork slow-simmered in a BBQ spiced chili recipe. Pulled Pork Chili.

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Guys and gals, can we talk to you for a second about our Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork Chili recipe? It is like a yummy BBQ pulled pork sandwich hopped into a bowl of spicy chili. You get tender pulled pork + the sweet tang of your favorite BBQ sauce. Oh, and then it swims and simmers for hours in tomatoes and spicy chili fixin’s until it is perfection.

And your crockpot does all of the work. So dust that bad boy off and throw together this comforting and flavorful pot of wonderful.

You are gonna Rock the Crockpot tonight.

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Chili, One Pan, Soups, Tennessee Food

Spicy Three Bean Venison Chili

Spicy Three Bean Venison Chili

I almost messed up, ya’ll.  This chili recipe was soooo close to being a two-bean venison chili, but then I remembered the third bean. The sneaky cans of Bean #3 hanging out in the back of the pantry. This is the kind of thing that keeps food bloggers up at night.

I mean, google two-bean chili. Go ahead.

Now google three-bean chili. TEN TIMES AS MANY PEOPLE WANT THREE BEANS IN THEIR CHILI. So there ya go. Bean math.

But the star of this rich, red venison chili is not the beans. It is the venison. Tender and lean chunks of last year’s deer slow simmered in chili spices. This is why the good Lord gave us spoons.

And bowls.

And deer.


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Beef, Chili, Main Dishes, Mexican, One Pan

Chili Colorado Skillet

Lord have mercy, lemme tell ya’ll how good this Chili Colorado Skillet is. This rivals any restaurant version I’ve had. If you are a fan of this spicy Mexican dish, you have to try our recipe.

This Mexican-inspired recipe features chunks of beef slow-simmered until tender in a rich, bold and spicy chili sauce.  That’s the best part. Spicy!

Serve with rice, refried beans and tortillas for a delicious and filling meal.

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Chili, Main Dishes, One Pan, Potatoes

Chili Potato Bowls

Chili Potato Bowls

Why have a plain old baked potato when you can make Chili Potato Bowls?

Fall is here, time for all of your favorite comfort foods: chili, soup, stews and more. This recipe is an easy way to use your chili leftovers with a few special touches.  Tender and savory onions and peppers are a delicious topping for this meal.

Super easy and super cheesy, these are a hit. Chili Potato Bowls is a great recipe for two hungry people, or easily adaptable to feed more.

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Beef, Chili, SEC, Soups, Tailgate

12th Man Texas Chili | Texas Aggie Tailgate

12th Man Texas Chili | Texas Aggie Tailgate

When I think of Texas, I think of two things. Beef and football. The best recipe to throw down a Texas Aggie Tailgate Party? A big spicy pot of 12th Man Texas Chili!

Big chunks of prime beef and bold chipotle peppers and spices, slow simmered and then served with corn chips and cheese. Awesome.

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the flavor of this chili. But just one little thing…we may have a controversy on our hands….you see, there’s beans…

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30 Minute or Less, Chili, Kid Friendly Recipes, One Pan, Soups

Weeknight Baked Bean Chili

Weeknight Baked Bean Chili

Don’t you love chili? So many ways to make it and to eat it. Chili is a meal we usually save for the weekends. Nothing better than a pot of yummy chili that has been simmering on the stove or in the crock pot for hours. What do you do when you want chili on a weeknight, and you want it now!? You make our Weeknight Baked Bean Chili.

This recipe takes only 7 ingredients and about 30 minutes! Awesome and easy meal for busy weeknights!

Everyone in our family loved this!

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Chili, Main Dishes, My Favorite Recipes, Soups, Tennessee Food

Black-Eyed Pea Chili

Black Eyed Pea Chili

Black-eyed pea what?! Don’t judge it until you try it. Sometimes you are in the mood for chili and you don’t have any beans. It happens. After a little rummaging through the pantry, we thought peas would be a better addition to this chili recipe than Spaghetti-O’s.

Thus, our Black-eyed Pea Chili Recipe was born.

Our recipe is easily adapted to what you have on hand, but we’ve gotta say…this version is pretty dang delicious. Continue Reading…