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The Chili Blog

Journal Entry: Sat Feb 27, 2010, 6:50 AM

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Be thankful.

FREE HUGS by BlackSunday13

This is the chili I cooked for Let's all get spicy and talk about it.  See the blog for the recipe.

I set up the camcorder on 3 second intervals to get a jerky overview of the entire process just for the fun.


I shot the photos with a Sony Alpha 700 using the kit lens.

I used two onions, four cloves of garlic, the whole can of tomato paste, extra cumin and chili powder, 6 squirts of Tabasco, and I substituted shredded 5 cheese blend for the sour cream garnish.

After chopping the onion and garlic, I set all the ingredients out on the counter.

Chili ingredents

turkey on counter

I sauteed the onions and garlic and added the tomato paste, seasonings, and turkey

browning meat

and then browned the turkey, I added the remaining liquid ingredients (I had to finish off the extra beer)

ready to add liquids

and brought it all to a boil.

bringing to a boil

Once things were boiling, I put on the lid, turned the heat down to simmer, and


made cornbread.

cornbread ingredents

Chili is simmering and the cornbread is in the oven.  It smells great so it is time to get out some dishes.

fixing to serve

Everything is finally done.  The cornbread doesn’t look like it usually does.  It could be the small egg or too much oil.  I’ll just have to wait and see how it tastes.


At this point, I think it was the small egg.  I should have used two of those.  It didn't rise right, but it tastes fine.

Now it is time to eat!!!!

ready to eat

Delicious!   If I cook this again, I’ll probably add a diced, deseeded jalapeno pepper, another onion, and more garlic.  I like spicy.

It was fun to play this game.  :-)

I can’t post the stop action video I did for fun. If you want to see it, you'll have to visit the original blog entry.   Talk about fast food! 



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jr cline
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
Current Residence: Woodstock Nation
Favourite genre of music: Jazz, Blues, Old gospel, just about anything but opera
Favourite photographer: Afterthoughtsphoto
Operating System: Vista
Shell of choice: Giant Conch shell
Skin of choice: My own
Favourite cartoon character: Yogi Bear
Personal Quote: On with the dance, let the joy be unconfined ~ Mark Twain

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DuncanJBerry Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow. nothing since 9/2012. I enjoyed your comments. Where are you?
kayandjay100 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:party: Happy birthday, JR ~ we miss you! :iconballoonsplz::iconwineplz::iconredroseplz: Coco
Me2Smart4U Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
"Happy Birthday"... it means much more than have a happy day; within these words lie lots of things we never get a chance to say; but most of all I guess it means that I'm thinking of your happiness on this, your special day...
:party: Happy Birthday :party:
I Hope U Have A Blessed And Wonderful Day.
May All Your Wishes Come True :heart:
ChrissieCool Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday :cake: :love: :party:
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