Cooking · Dinner

Moldy Maggot Stew (Black Bean and Sausage Chili)

Next on the mwuh-ha-ha menu for your perfect Halloween party, Moldy Maggot Stew. I know, it looks sooooo hideous. It's a great party dish, full of hearty goodness that will keep your guests warm, toasty and disgusted all night long. Maggot Stew is a glorious sausage and black bean chili recipe from one of my… Continue reading Moldy Maggot Stew (Black Bean and Sausage Chili)

Cooking · Dinner · NFLfemale

White Bean and Chicken Chili

  You'll be seeing this tag occasionally on my recipes. I've been invited to be a the food/homegating writer over at NFLfemale.com. I'm extremely excited about the opportunity to share Bakerlady deliciousness over there, and the chance to work with a really fantastic group of women. Head over and check out a sisterhood of women… Continue reading White Bean and Chicken Chili

Cooking · Dinner

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili

Am I the only one who always always always gains weight between November and January? It's very irritating. You'd think with as many treats as I make all year-long, my body would be accustomed to constantly noshing on goodies. But no. Hello spare tire. Back again? Wonderful. Just in time for 1000 pictures with family… Continue reading Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili

Baking · Bread · Dinner

Cheddar Chili Beer Bread

37° and raining. That's the forecast for the next week or so here in Seattle. Yuck. If it's going to be that cold, it needs to be snowing. Huge pillowy flakes dumping from the sky. Fluffy mounds of white happiness. That's what I'd like. Come on! The current weather conditions called for drastic measures in… Continue reading Cheddar Chili Beer Bread

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Fabulously Freaky Halloween Fodder

Fabulously Freaky Halloween Fodder I love throwing Halloween parties. Mostly because I get to make delicious food and give it disgusting names. Here's a round-up of all the deliciousness I made this year and the nastiness I called it. Most of these items are easy to make (and can be done ahead of time) so… Continue reading Fabulously Freaky Halloween Fodder

Cooking · Dinner

White Bean and Chicken Chili

Sometimes you learn lessons from your kids that are subtle and nuanced. The munchkins don't even know how insightful they are. Then there's my daughter, who draws you a picture to show you how keen her mind is. And that picture changes you. This happened to me as I was making dinner recently. I've debated… Continue reading White Bean and Chicken Chili

Cooking · Dinner

Tonya’s Turkey Chili

What better to serve a big crowd than some delicious chili? I'm not a big fan of the normal kind of chili, with beef and beans - bleah. Here's my take. Don't be fooled by the turkey into thinking this chili lacks flavor. It is packed full of spices and loaded with hearty taste. As… Continue reading Tonya’s Turkey Chili