Saturday, October 8, 2011

Fall snow storm and chili


I am thrilled that we had a snowy day today!
I've stayed in my jammies all day :)

The girls made a snow man, they had the best time playing outside.




Love their rosy cheeks. Taela (age 10) is ready for hot chocolate.


Kila (age 8).


Corn bread is a must if you make chili!



The day just called for some chili.
I first started with chopped peppers.



Onions


I make it the speedy way, these help a lot!



Saute in my birthday gift from my sister, my Le Creuset pot.
How I love this pot!



Add the ground beef and brown.


Add the tomatoes and beans.
Bring to a (almost) boil and then down to low and you are done!



I like to add jalapenos for added heat, a dollop of sour cream, a pinch of cheese and fresh cilantro.
Yummy!


The 4 inches or so that we got is almost melted and the sun has come out, love these Colorado days!


Have a great weekend!

~Shanon

5 comments:

  1. Wow! I am not ready (never am) for snow, but it looks so pretty where you live. Great looking chili and corn bread, too. xo

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  2. It's just crazy to think that someone is enjoying snow right now! We are just beginning to cool off a bit here in Texas!

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  3. How I love me a good snow! Cannot wait till our first snow comes here in my part of the world. Happy day to you!

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  4. Amazing! Snow, already? The girls looks like they are having a lot of fun!

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  5. Hi Shanon!

    Wow, you are all so lucky that it snows over there!!! Here in SoCali...not so much! In order to enjoy it in all its glory, we have to actually take a trip to the mountains to do that!!! lol Wish we could have snow in our yards like that.. **sigh**

    And your cornbread looks delish!!! And I agree, love the le creuset pot...cooks things so much better, doesn't it?!?!? Anyway, looks like ya'll had a fun & cozy weekend!!! Enjoy your new week! :)


    XOXO's,
    Jessie

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