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A Very Good Pot of Chili: Beef, Beans & Sweet Potatoes

It's still winter for another month, so time to talk chili.

I make a pot only once a year, and usually for Super Bowl Sunday and for the freezer.

It is the perfect thing to freeze for future meals and take out when you don't feel like cooking.

We all know I am not a big meat eater, especially ground beef.

A nice brisket or beef stew a few times a year, but rarely do I cook with ground beef.
Here is my once a year submission.

I am sure you have a good recipe for chili.
Everyone does.

Some people add cinnamon or coffee (yes they do).

Others use beer and chuck cubes.
And I know most of you use ground turkey.

Also, there are so many different chili powder blends. New Mexico; Ancho and Aleppo.

Go ahead, use whatever you like. Chili is very forgiving. It comes out different every time.
Use whatever beans or vegetables or protein you like. Not too many rules when making chili.

I was very pleased with this version, and I think you will be too.

The sweet potatoes are what di…

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