my first real camping trip + our campfire recipes

I went camping in the woods, slept in a tent, got eaten by mosquitos and lived to tell about it! I certainly do not fancy myself a camper, but trusted my girlfriends Renee + Adie, who promised it’d be a blast and that I wouldn’t run into too many monsters in the deep, dark woods.…

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texas style chili with sirloin roast and pablano peppers

It’s that time of year where all I want is meat, beer, and soups and stews that include meat and beer. HEY-O! So chili it is. I’m re-upping this recipe I posted almost three years ago because it’s one of my all time favorites, despite it being pretty labor intensive. I pinky-swear promise it’s totally…

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the chili i grew up on

I adore throwing a bunch of stuff in a pot, walking away for two hours and then coming back to a pot of deliciousness. I have likely eaten this chili, or a variation of, hundreds of times in my life – originating with my mom’s version (sans beans and a couple of spices). Over the…

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