Saturday, September 28, 2013
Rainbows, Raindrops, and Racing for a Cure!!
Not much on the sewing front this week. I cleaned my house from top to bottom and put out my fall decorations. I also worked in my closet changing seasonal clothes and getting rid of many things that I haven't worn in a while. I always feel so "good" after a seasonal cleaning freenzy!! I did sew some on my Log Cabin Stars quilt. This week I WILL finish it. The auction is Oct 10th so it has to be done soon.
After the race we headed home in the pouring rain. It continued for most of the day. It was stormy and the temperatures were in the 60's behind the cold front that caused the weather changes.
After a hot shower I made a nice pot of chili which seemed to fit the bill for the "First cool day of Autumn" here in T-Town.
1 pound ground turkey
1 medium onion, diced
1 clove of garlic, minced
1 can ( 14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1 TBSP Chili powder
3/4 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 can (15 or 16 ounces) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1. Cook turkey, onion, and garlic in 3 quart saucepan over medium heat 8 - 10 minutes until beef is brown; drain.
2. Stir in remaining ingredients except beans. Heat to boiling, reduce heat. Cover and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
3. Stir in Beans. Heat to boiling, reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 10 minutes. Stir occasionally, until desired thickness.
This chili just gets better every time you reheat it. My mom always started fall with a big pot of chili on the first cool Saturday in October. Each bite of this wonderful stew brings back such great memories of my "growing up" years. It is defiantly a treasured recipe in my kitchen.
Saturday afternoon consisted of football and of course I would be remiss if I didn't mention the WVU-OSU football game. WOW!!! WVU really pulled out an upset. My daughter, Kristy, went to medical school at OSU but her daddy and I are WEST VIRGINIANS.....so I was proud of the Mountaineers and just hope they don't burn down Morgantown tonight in celebration!! Have you every heard of the famous "Mountaineer Couch Burning Ritual?????" Happens every time they have a BIG win.....like today!!