Chili Con Carne, "Real Texas"

While this pandemic drags on, the load has thankfully lightened close to home. Finally have some time to add another recipe summary of one I’ve learned to get comfortable with in the past year.

This is how I like to make chili. Based on this Serious Eats recipe I was directed to by KB, but a short version for my reference:

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Tortellini w/Sausage & Broccoli Rabe

Another good meal prep.

We use frozen cheese tortellini. Can use frozen broccoli, but broccoli rabe is preferred.

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Southwest Chicken Skillet

Adapted from From BudgetBytes, this makes use of pre-cooked chicken (rotisserie, roasted, whatever).

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Roast potatoes, chicken, veg (asparagus, cauliflower, etc)

So simple, so easy, so good — I often forget I can make this.

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Bad Chef Salsa Chicken, Roasted Pepper, & Rice

via BudgetBytes: rice, “salsa chicken,” roasted bell peppers — My quick notes.

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Greek Lentil Soup, Adapted

If anyone needs ideas for Good Plague Cookin’, here’s a tasty one.

(This recipe was adapted per KB from

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Mom's Meatloaf

Preheat oven to 350

So as you know, I just throw my meatloaf together, but here are my estimates based on a bunch of published recipes:

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