I hope your week is going well, and that you're getting in some stitching time. I'm sure not stitching lately at all, but I love browsing on the internet at everyone else's stitching photos. I also love visiting so many non-stitching blogs that are also full of creative ideas, beautiful photos, and thought-provoking ideas.
Last week I made some chili one night for dinner and we really enjoyed it. I decided to (through my niece's request, see below) share the recipe here so that you too might cook some up one evening and enjoy it during these crisp days of winter. (It's crisp where we live, but it perhaps it is literally freezing in your part of the world!)
A-1 Chili Recipe
1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
1 large green bell pepper, diced
1 large onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
3 Tablespoons chili powder
1 (14 1/2 oz) can tomatoes
1/2 cup A-1 Steak Sauce
1/2 cup water
1 (15-16 oz) can kidney beans, drained
Cook beef, green pepper, onion and garlic in large heavy saucepot over high heat, stirring frequently until beef is browned, about 15 minutes
Stir in chili powder; cook, stirring for 1 minute.
Drain tomatoes, reserving liquid; chop tomatoes. Add tomatoes and liquid, steak sauce, and water to beef mixture; heat to a boil.
Cover; reduce heat and simmer 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in beans. Cover and simmer 15 minutes more, serve hot.
Makes 6 servings.
I always serve it with grated sharp cheddar cheese. This chili disappears quickly!
I wanted to also send a special 'hello' to my niece. She actually requested I put the recipe here, as she reads my blog. I think she's the only person in my family who reads it! If anyone else in my family does, they haven't mentioned it to me. My niece doesn't post much here, but she's in the picture below. She was the matron of honor at our daughter's wedding, and I love her very much. She was born to my brother and his wife when I was barely 19, and I took care of her many times when she was little. It's great to be close with her still. She's all grown up, and I am very blessed to have her in my life.
I hope the rest of your week goes well. Thanks for all your kind comments, and thanks for visiting here.