• Wendys Chili
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    Wendy’s Chili

    Made this just now on 12/12/2015 .  Turned out not too shabby. Good enough to make it to the collection. Nice when I want a change from my long time, standby chili recipe. As I typically do when I make chili these days, I used chicken instead of beef to keep it consistent with our “healthified” eating plan. I also left out the beans since they are carbs, but I’ll make it some time with them. I didnt have tomato juice so I went with a generous amount of tomato sauce (I cut the recipe in half, and used i very large can of tomato sauce).  Finally, I left out…

  • Juniors Winnipeg Famous Chili recipe

    “Fat Boy Chili” Recipe

    “Like” Junior’s Chili in Winnipeg My mom worked at Junior’s on Henderson Highway from the day they opened their doors in the  late ’70s and for several years thereafter, and we lived just across Henderson on Martin Avenue. I used to sit in Junior’s after school, doing my homework as I waited for her to finish her shift. I grew up eating this stuff. The two Greek cooks – Billy and Savas – were very fond of me, and would always insist on feeding me.  I remember there was a big scandal going on behind the scenes when a former employee at Junior’s and good friend of the owner left,…

  • Salisbury House Chili - Recipe
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    Salisbury House Chili Recipe

    Salisbury House Chili (Copycat) There is a local restaurant chain in my city called Salisbury House, affectionately known by locals as Sals – its been around forever. Started during the days of vaudeville when a vaudevillian entertainer passing through town noted that there was no place to eat at 4 in the morning, and saw a business opportunity for a 24 hour diner. He opened one restaurant, basically a shack with a “little red roof” – the roof became the restaurant’s trademark – and, it grew from there. Almost a century later, Salisbury House continues to thrive, and most of them still have “the little red roof”.  Great little diner, with really…