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Are You Looking for a Breathtaking Chili?

Are You Looking for a Breathtaking Chili?

Chili cooks always want to discover that award-winning chili recipe that will be breathtaking for their family and friends and maybe even impress a few chili contest judges. Wouldn’t it be exciting to UNLEASH your chili and rock your family and friends’ worlds, save money and have a great time preparing it?
In my interviews with outstanding chili cooks, I have developed some breathtaking chili recipes that are easy, time and money saving and make your body tingle from the first taste right down to your toes.
The secret ingredient is the key to this breathtaking recipe. This secret “sauce” sets this chili apart from the rest. Actually, it is so sensational that it makes this easy and timesaving chili unbelievably flavorful.
Finding a recipe that uses your local grocery store ingredients is another time and money saving benefit of this chili. There are no fancy ingredients that you have to go to a specialty shop to buy. So, you can get the ingredients during one of your weekly food shopping trips.
This recipe produces a sultry chili that your family and friends will think came from a high-class restaurant.
Try this recipe and send us your comments and suggestions. Email coach@chiliunleashed.com
Ingredients
4-5 lbs. ground beef of your choice
¼ cup of olive oil if needed to brown meat
64 ozs. V8 Juice for 4-5 lbs.
1 onion for each pound of meat
1/4 cup of brown sugar or honey
1 bell pepper for each lb. of meat
2-3 cloves garlic for each lb. of meat
3 jalapenos or 1 habanera
2 tablespoons cumin
½ cup finely chopped parsley or cilantro
2 tablespoons of chili powder (your favorite)
1 teaspoon of celery seed
1 bay leaf for each pound of meat
1 – 16 oz. can dark kidney beans for each lb. of meat
salt and pepper to taste
10 mushrooms per pound of meat
1 tablespoon of the SECRET INGREDIENT
For the SECRET INGREDIENT – send an email to coach@chiliunleashed.com and request the secret ingredient
Ground beef or ground round should be at least 80% lean. Brown ground beef with olive oil.
Salt and Pepper-to taste throughout the recipe.
After meat is browned, add onions, bell peppers, bay leaves and garlic.
Add secret ingredient.
Add chopped mushrooms.
Add celery seed.
Add brown sugar or honey.
V8 juice is added next.
Cook down for about 10 minutes at a simmer.
Add beans last and cook them until they are done to your taste.
Cook this entire batch of chili until you get it comin’ up. Bubbling a little. Do not boil. Turn it off and let it sit, let it sit, and let it sit. You can even let it sit so long that it gets cold.
Then, reheat it.
Siphon off the grease when it cools – the whitish looking stuff on the top.
To discover the “Secret Ingredient” that makes this chili breathtaking plus 9 SECRET TIPS for “unleashing” your chili, email breathtakingchili@chiliunleashed.com
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A Chicken Recipe for Every Occasion

A Chicken Recipe for Every Occasion

It taste just like chicken.
That line’s become a part of our culture to describe meat dishes that aren’t made with chicken, but none the less, taste almost exactly like our favorite poultry meat. And why do we think that many of these alternative white meats (including tofu substitutes) taste like chicken?
Because most of us have grown up eating chicken in every conceivable way, shape, and form. Chicken is by far the most versatile meat used in recipes and will continue to be so as long as it remains relatively inexpensive and easy to prepare.
To give you an idea of the vast variety of chicken recipes, I’ve dug up a few favorites that folks are often looking for online:
Garlic lemon chicken, beer can chicken, chicken marsala, chicken and dumplings, baked chicken, chicken parmesan, chicken pot pie, bourbon chicken, chicken noodle soup, chicken salad, chicken and dumplings, chicken breast, white chicken chili, fried chicken, chicken tortilla soup, chicken cordon blue or bleu, chicken parmesan, chicken divan, chicken wings, chicken cacciatore, chicken enchiladas, orange chicken, chicken casserole, chicken stew, curry chicken, fried chicken.
And that’s just a small sample of the wonderful chicken recipes you can find online. It doesn’t matter if you’re not the greatest cook in the world or if you love to cook but short on time. You’re bound to find several chicken recipes that fit your budget, schedule, and level of cooking expertise.
You can bet your sweet chicken noodle that somewhere right now there’s a cook putting a chicken in a pot, oven, pan, or casserole dish getting ready to create another delicious chicken inspired dish.

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4 Easy Tips on How to Make Healthy Recipes.

4 Easy Tips on How to Make Healthy Recipes.

For many people, making healthy recipes seems too difficult and time consuming…

But with some advance planning and some basic knowledge of nutrition, it is easy to create a week’s worth of healthy meals that you and your family will love. The key to creating delicious and healthy meals for the family is planning …and lot’s of it!

Planning ahead of time an entire week of healthy recipe meals is the best way to create dishes you can be proud of, while keeping cost and time commitment to a minimum. So below are amazing tips you can use to make healthy meals all the time.

Healthy Recipe Tip #1:

Using convenient appliances such as slow cookers and microwaves can be a huge time saver when planning and preparing meals. There are many delicious and healthy recipes that can be started in the morning and left to cook all day in a crock pot or slow cooker. These are great choices for working families.

In addition, making the meals ahead of time on the weekend and heating them in the microwave is a great way to stretch both your food and your time. There are many microwavable healthy meals you can make at home, and single serving microwave safe containers allow every member of the family to eat on their own schedule.

When planning the meals for the week, it is a good idea to create a chart listing each day’s menu and each days’ schedule. Here’s a smart tip…plan the quickest and easiest to prepare meals for the busiest days of the week.

Healthy Recipe Tip #2:

Get your family involved in creating the week’s meal plan by asking for their input and noting everyone’s favorite foods. It is still very important to eat healthy meals, so that (of course) does not mean eating pizza every night or having ice cream for dinner. But involving your spouse and children in healthy recipe planning, you’ll help to increase their interest in healthy eating right away.

It is also a good idea to get your entire family involved in the preparation of the meals. Even children too young to cook can help out by setting out the dishes, chopping vegetables, clearing the table and washing the dishes.

Healthy Recipe Tip #3:

Cooking large quantities of healthy food recipes – and freezing the leftovers – is a easy way to save time. Cooking large amounts of stews, soups, pasta, chili and casseroles can be a huge time saver. Making double and even triple batches of these staple foods, and freezing the leftovers for later use, is a great way to save both time and money.

When freezing leftovers, however, it is important to label the containers carefully, using freezer tape and a permanent marker. Try to keep the oldest foods near the top to avoid having to throw away expired items.

Stocking up on meats when they are on sale is another great way to use that valuable freezer space. Stocking up on such easily frozen foods as chicken, turkey, ground beef, steaks, roasts and chops is a great way to make your food dollar stretch as far as possible while still allowing you and your family to enjoy delicious healthy meals every day.

Healthy Recipe Tip #4:

Keeping a well stocked pantry is as important as keeping a well stocked freezer. Stocking the pantry with a good supply of staple items like canned vegetables, canned fruits, soup stocks and the like will make healthy recipe preparation much faster and easier.

Stocking the pantry can save you money as well as time. Grocery stores are always running sales, and these sales are a great time to stock up. Buying several cases of canned vegetables when they are on sale, for instance can save lots of money and provide the basic ingredients for many nutritious, easy to prepare meals.

Examples of great staples to stock up on include whole grain cereals, pastas, tomato sauce, baked beans, canned salmon, tuna and whole grain breads. It is easy to combine these staples into many great meals on a moment’s notice.
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I hope you found these healthy recipe tips easy as pie!

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Best Recipes

Instead of the usual tacos, why not try this delicious taco soup featuring fresh roast beef and salsa?
1 cup mild salsa
¼ cup red or green bell pepper, chopped
½ teaspoon ground red chilies or chili powder
1 (14 ½ oz.) can ready-to-serve chicken broth
6 corn tortillas, cut into ½-inch strips
½ pound cooked deli roast beef, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 large tomato, chopped
Directions
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Mix salsa, bell pepper, chilies (or chili powder), and broth in a 2-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.
While mixture is simmering, place tortilla strips in ungreased jelly roll pan. Bake 5 to 8 minutes, or until crisp.
Divide beef and tortilla strips among 4 soup bowls. Pour soup over beef and tortilla strips. Top with tomatoes.

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Recipe: LuAnn’s White Chili with Hominy

Recipe: LuAnn’s White Chili with Hominy

LuAnn’s White Chili with Hominy

I return to this hearty vegetarian white chili recipe again and again. It is one of the healthier recipes I’ve developed, that everyone seems to truly enjoy!!

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 (4 ounce) cans diced green chiles
2 tablespoons ground cumin
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
4 (15 ounce) cans great northern beans, divided use
2 cups water
1 tablespoon vegetarian chicken-style seasoning/bouillon
2 (15 ounce) cans hominy, (white preferred) rinsed and drained
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Garnish
4 ounces shredded reduced fat Monterey
jack cheese (1 cup), optional
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
1/4 cup sliced green onions, optional

In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, heat the oil. Sauté the onions and garlic in the oil until the onion is transparent. Stir in the cumin, oregano and chili powder. Continue sautéing for another minute or two.

Rinse and drain THREE cans of the beans; add to the sautéed ingredients. In a blender container, combine the remaining can of beans (undrained), water and chicken-style seasoning; cover and blend until smooth, then stir into the beans in the saucepan. Stir in the hominy. Simmer for 30 to 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Shortly before serving, stir in the chopped fresh cilantro.

Ladle chili into individual soup bowls. If desired, top each serving with about two tablespoons of shredded cheese, a tablespoon of sour cream and a sprinkle of sliced green onions.

Yield: 2 quarts

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How to Make a Seductive Chili

How to Make a Seductive Chili

Dedicated Chili cooks always seem to be looking for an amazing recipe for a blow-you-out-of- the-water chili. Wouldn’t it be exciting to UNLEASH your chili and rock your family and friends’ worlds, save money and have a great time preparing it?
Searching the Internet, I found so many of you looking for new chili recipes. My husband, Coach, is a gourmet cook who has developed chili recipes that are easy, time and money saving and make your body tingle from the first taste right down to your toes.
Slow cooking is the key to this dynamic recipe. Due to this cooking process, less expensive cuts of meat can be used. Actually, they are more flavorful and tender using this process. We have found a sultry and seductive chili is produced using a slow cooking technique.
Finding a recipe that uses your local grocery store ingredients is a time and money saving benefit of this chili. There are no fancy ingredients that you have to go to a specialty shop to buy. So, you can get the ingredients during one of your weekly food shopping trips. This recipe is time and money saving and produces a sultry chili that your family and friends will think came from a high-class restaurant.
Try this recipe and send us your comments and suggestions.
Email coach@chiliunleashed.com
Dynamic Chuck/Pork Roast Chili
One Pot Chili that Cooks Itself
Ingredients
3-5 lb. pork roast
salt and pepper to taste
1 onion
1 red, green or yellow bell pepper
½ cup finely chopped parsley or cilantro
4 cloves of garlic
2-3 chopped jalapenos with seeds
1 teaspoon of salt
2 tablespoons of cumin
1 tablespoon of chili powder
(A local grocery store brand is fine.)
3 16 oz. can of black beans
Use one 16 oz. can of beans for every pound of meat.
To discover the “Secret Ingredient” that makes this chili seductive plus11 SECRET TIPS for “unleashing” your chili, email coach@chiliunleashed.com
Trim fat down to you dietary requirement or remove after cooking. Leave the bone in to cook – it adds more flavor.
Put chuck roast or pork roast in roasting pan with a lid. Add 64 ozs. of liquid in with the meat. Salt and pepper the meat. Put the fat side up. Roast the meat only on 350 degrees for 2 hours. Leave the bone in the meat.
After roasting the meat for 2 hours, put in all of the remaining chili ingredients. Putting the vegetables in for the last hour will not only cook them through, but the vegetables will maintain their color and consistency. This cooking technique will not allow them to be absorbed into the broth.
Add onion of your choice, green, red, or yellow bell pepper. Add chopped cilantro, chopped garlic, and finely chopped jalapenos. If you want more heat, put the seeds in from the hot pepper. Otherwise discard the seeds.
For spices, add salt, cumin, and your favorite chili powder.
At the end of the 2-hour cooking time, add the vegetables and seasonings to the meat broth. Remove the meat and let stand. Be sure the meat is tender enough – it should be almost falling off the bone. Stir the vegetables into the meat broth. Roast the vegetables and V8 broth for one hour at 350 degrees.
Check the vegetable mixture after an hour, and if vegetables are cooked through, remove the pan from the oven. Stir in 3 cans of beans. Cover and let sit about 30 minutes until beans heat through.
Pull the meat apart into shreds. Discard fat and bone. Add the meat into the bean and broth mixture.
Serve with sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese. Makes 17 servings for $$$24. That’s $1.41 per serving.
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How to Preserve Meat While Also Retaining the Flavor

Over the years, humans have strived for a method of preserving meat that also retained the flavor

Jerky is normally made from beef but alternatives can include turkey, alligator, ostrich, moose, caribou, elk meat and venison. Fish too can be used, such as tuna or salmon. The smoking or salting preservative methods keep the nutritional value of the food and Beef Jerky recipes are popular with people who are traveling or camping, as they are slow to perish. Commercially produced jerky can be stored for up to a year and home made can be kept for one to two months. The dishes are most commonly found in the USA, Canada and Europe.

The marinade used makes all the difference to the meat and keen cooks can experiment with their own recipes or buy ready made products. Seasonings are important too and often include cayenne pepper, cheese powder or white pepper. One of the classic Beef Jerky recipes includes a marinade with brown sugar, seasoning, Teriyaki Sauce and garlic. Other popular flavors are onion powder, Worcestershire Sauce, soy sauce, dark corn syrup, molasses or liquid smoke.

There are regional variations to jerky and some are more spicy than others. Chinese Beef Jerky uses typical Chinese ingredients of dry sherry, honey, ginger, red pepper, soy sauce and white pepper. Blue Ribbon Beef Jerky is a simple blending of soy sauce and Chinese 5-Spice Powder. There is a whisky jerky recipe with a cup of Jack Daniels, ketchup, onion, chili powder, lime juice, apple cider vinegar, thyme and sage. Wisconsin Beef Jerky uses onion powder, sea salt, ground black pepper corns, soy sauce, Worcestershire Sauce and liquid smoke.

Any taste can be easily accommodated in Beef Jerky recipes. An Indian flavor is attained with ready made curry powder or by blending coriander, turmeric and ground cumin together. These ingredients are then mixed with chili powder and ginger. Cajun cooking can also be applied to jerky with the addition of Tabasco or Louisiana Hot Sauce. Jerky is there for all to enjoy!

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How to Make a Tantalizing White Lightening Chili

How to Make a Tantalizing White Lightening Chili

Chili cooks always want to discover that award-winning chili recipe that will be tantalizing for their family and friends and maybe even impress a few chili contest judges. Wouldn’t it be exciting to UNLEASH your chili and rock your family and friends’ worlds, save money and have a great time preparing it?
In my interviews with outstanding chili cooks, I have developed some tantalizing chili recipes that are easy, time and money saving and make your body tingle from the first taste right down to your toes.
The secret ingredient is the key to this tantalizing recipe. This secret ingredient sets this chili apart from the rest. Actually, it is so sensational that it makes this easy and timesaving chili unbelievably flavorful.
Finding a recipe that uses your local grocery store ingredients is another time and money saving benefit of this chili. There are no fancy ingredients that you have to go to a specialty shop to buy. So, you can get the ingredients during one of your weekly food shopping trips.
This recipe produces a sultry chili that your family and friends will think came from a high-class restaurant.
Try this recipe and send us your comments and suggestions.
Ingredients
3 lbs. of pork, chicken or turkey
2-4 cloves of garlic to taste
1 large chopped onion
1-2 tablespoons of cumin
1 large bell pepper – green, yellow or red
4-6 16 oz. cans of your favorite white bean
1-3 finely chopped jalapeno peppers
To discover the “Secret Ingredient” that makes this chili tantalizing plus 5 SECRET TIPS for “unleashing” your chili, email coach@chiliunleashed.com
If using pork, use a pork shoulder and cook about 2 ½ – 3 hours until you can pull it. With chicken or turkey, cook it for about 1½ hours in an inch of water at 350 degrees in a large covered roasting pan with a good lid to hold in the steam.
Use chicken or turkey breasts with the skin and bone for the extra flavor. Not necessary to use boneless breasts because more flavor is available with the skin and bone and it is more economical too.
If the chicken does not pull apart at 1½ hours, cook an additional 15 minutes until it does pull apart. With chicken or turkey, before you add the following ingredients, pull out the bones and unwanted gristle, etc. Only the meat is used in the chili.
The last half hour of the cooking process, add the following ingredients.
Cook chili mixture an additional ½ hour. Add 4-6 16 oz. cans of your favorite white bean.
Stir in the beans and leave it in the oven until the beans are warm and let it cool for 20-30 minutes. Reheat to serve.
To discover the “Secret Ingredient” that makes this chili tantalizing plus 5 SECRET TIPS for “unleashing” your chili, email coach@chiliunleashed.com
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CHILI SHEPHERD’S PIE WITH BUTTERMILK POTATO TOPPING

Take my Chili Shepherd’s Pie with Buttermilk Potato Topping, for example. I start with my Kitchen Workhorse Chunky Beef Chili. The chili is great as a stand-alone, but it’s also a key ingredient in several spin-off recipes.

Then, I vacuum-package the extra chili with my FoodSaver appliance and freeze the remainder in controlled sizes to use later for other recipes, like my tasty Soft Beef Tacos or Chili and Macaroni Casserole. Voila! From one meal, many.

CHILI SHEPHERD’S PIE WITH BUTTERMILK POTATO TOPPING

(Makes four servings)

2 pounds Yukon Gold

potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1/2 cup buttermilk, preferably at room temperature

1 quart Kitchen Workhorse Chunky Beef Chili (found on page 150 of “Kitchen Life”), heated

1 1/2 cups fresh or thawed frozen corn kernels

1/3 cup (about 2 1/2 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Lightly oil an 8-inch square baking dish.

Place potatoes in a medium saucepan and add enough cold, lightly salted water to cover them by 1 inch. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes.

Drain potatoes and transfer to a bowl. Add the butter. Mash potatoes with a masher or an electric mixer on low, gradually adding the buttermilk. Season with salt and pepper.

Mix the chili and corn in the baking dish. Spread the potatoes on top of the chili and sprinkle with the cheddar. Bake until the cheddar melts and the topping is tinged with brown, 15 minutes to 20 minutes. Serve hot.

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Top 10 Best Chili Recipes

Top 10 Best Chili Recipes

There’s something about eating a nice, hearty bowl of chili that warms us down to our toes. Doesn’t matter what time of year – anytime is chili time! It’s amazing how many varieties of chili recipes exist in the cooking universe. Here’s a small sample of some great chili recipes.

Award Winning Chili – Made with beef brisket, garlic, V8 juice, jalapeno pepper, spices, beer and your commitment to making great chili. You’ll win awards in your own kitchen after making this delicious chili.

Authentic Texas Chili – Made with top round beef, garlic, green peppers, dried chilies, beef stock and hot sauce. This chili brings you a taste of the old Southwest – open prairie, a cozy fire and a cowboy strumming a tune on his guitar.

Bill’s Prize Winning World Best Chili – Made with lean ground chuck, lean ground pork, lean beef chuck, onions, tomato sauce, powdered mole (mo-lay), hot sauce and spices. This amazing chili recipe is definitely for the true chili connoisseur.

Chili’s Restaurant Southwest Chicken Chili – Made with navy beans, kidney beans, chicken breast, tomatillos, jalapeno pepper, green pepper, onions, lime juice and chili spices. If you’ve ever enjoyed this dish at Chili’s restaurant and wondered how they make it. Now you know.

Down Home Crockpot Chili – Made with kidney beans, ground beef, garlic, tomatoes, cayenne pepper, chili seasoning, and spices. A savory slow-cooker chili recipe with a delicious homemade flavor.

Texas Beer Chili – Made with ground beef, pinto beans, tomato sauce, tomatoes, beer, onion and spices. A simple yet hearty chili to enjoy with thick slices of toasted garlic bread or tortilla chips.

Wendy’s Chili – Made with ground beef, kidney beans, onion soup, tomato paste, spices. I love Wendy’s chili. Eat this when you have a cold – it’ll make you feel better.

White Bean Chili – Made with chicken, white beans, pepper jack cheese, and mild salsa. A great chili recipe to make when you’re in a hurry to eat.

Best Cincinnati Chili – Made with ground beef, tomato sauce, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, cinnamon, allspice and chocolate. Cincinnati is famous for this sweet and spicy salsa. Serve it over spaghetti noodles with sprinkled cheese on top – yum!

Uncle Jim’s Award Winning Vegetable Chili – Made with pinto beans, kidney beans, black beans, garbanzo beans, corn, zucchini, jalapeno chilies, onions, green peppers, carrots and spices. Who needs meat when you can enjoy this hearty vegetarian chili instead? Sprinkle some grated cheddar cheese on top to make it extra special.