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The Food Experiments Chili Cook-off

By: Phuong | Comments Off on The Food Experiments Chili Cook-off | | Category: Contest, Mexican, Savories | Tags : , , , , ,

Boy, that was the most fun we’ve had in a long time. Yes, the preparation and cooking and all logistics associated with being in such an event was a pain but it was soooo worth it even though we didn’t win! It was our first time and we didn’t really... more

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Tweak #3 of our chili recipe

By: Phuong | Comments Off on Tweak #3 of our chili recipe | | Category: Contest, Mexican, Musings, Savories | Tags : , , , ,

I wrote yesterday that the fusion chili was funky. One day later and it has really developed into something special. Unfortunately, hubby doesn’t like it at all! For the third and last tweak, we’re going traditional! We’ve always added our own twist to a recipe so it has never been... more

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Tweak #2 of our chili recipe

By: Phuong | Comments Off on Tweak #2 of our chili recipe | | Category: Contest, Mexican, Musings, Savories | Tags : , , , , ,

First off, the first tweak didn’t develop in taste as I had hoped. The flavours were much weaker one day later and I’m not talking about the heat. I suspect that we were too ravenous last night and allowed our stomachs to discern the taste which of course is totally... more

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Tweak #1 of our chili recipe

By: Phuong | Comments Off on Tweak #1 of our chili recipe | | Category: Contest, Mexican, Musings, Savories | Tags : , , , , ,

We’ve decided to ditch the tried-and-true approach and go out of our comfort zone. The contest is called the Food Experiments after all so we’re adopting the same spirit 🙂 The tweak: 3 extra ingredients that we don’t normally use and less spice. The result – the best chili we’ve ever... more

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Chili on my mind

By: Phuong | Comments Off on Chili on my mind | | Category: Contest, Mexican, Musings, Savories | Tags : , , , , ,

…in my head, on my body, in my tastebuds, nothing but chilis. I’m really scared now! I should have listened to hubby! He was wondering why I was always going off on wild adventures and half-baked schemes. But this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and I have to do this, if... more

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And the winner is…

By: Phuong | Comments Off on And the winner is… | | Category: Contest | Tags : ,

Thanx to everyone who participated in our little contest on what to cook in our new kitchen, which by the way, is still not finished. After careful deliberation, the winner is Sam and her beef Wellington-suggestion, the reason being that this dish makes use of both the stove and the... more

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Win a free spot at a cooking workshop in Stockholm

By: Phuong | 4 Comments | | Category: Contest, Musings | Tags : ,

Please help us decide what to cook in our new kitchen 🙂 As St. Patrick’s Day is coming up (March 17th) and being the optimist that I am, I’m hoping that we’ll be able to make our first meal in our new kitchen by then. Yes sirree Bob, it’s been... more

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