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    Dilemma with the weather

    The wife and I specifically chose a November game to cook the main course for our tailgate group because we wanted to make a big pot of chili. Now that the weather is going to be in freaking 70's we are kind of stuck without a backup plan.

    So do we still make the chili or do we scramble to come up with something else?



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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    Eat the chili in the morning, brats in the afternoon, bathroom at night...



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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    Quote Originally Posted by TriggerLuke View Post
    The wife and I specifically chose a November game to cook the main course for our tailgate group because we wanted to make a big pot of chili. Now that the weather is going to be in freaking 70's we are kind of stuck without a backup plan.

    So do we still make the chili or do we scramble to come up with something else?
    it's still going to be cold early on, like before 9am. plus, is there ever a bad time to eat chilli? I'll sit by the pool in the middle of summer with a margarita in one hand and a bowl of chili in the other!!



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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    Make the chili, like it was said above it's always good! Just thinking about it is making me hungry, now I'm goinna have to make some!


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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    You could go with a white chicken chili that is a little lighte but still got some kick.



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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    Quote Originally Posted by vortec22 View Post
    Make the chili, like it was said aboe it's always good! Just thinking about it is making me hungry, now I'm goinna have to make some!
    yep, i just wrote the list out of thing I need, I'll be going to the grocery store within the hour...... CHILI!!



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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    Just make a smaller batch if you're really worried.
    Throw in some good hot dogs,buns and cheese.That way people can eat it as chili
    cheese dogs.


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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    Chili is fine



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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    I vote for the chilli cheese dogs, what time and location should we meet you.



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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    Let me think back to a few repetitive facts.

    This is iowa.
    It is november.
    This weekend will be very unusually warm.

    So next weekend will be very cold.
    Mark it down


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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    Quote Originally Posted by st8 View Post
    yep, i just wrote the list out of thing I need, I'll be going to the grocery store within the hour...... CHILI!!
    Have my grocery list done to run up today and get the stuff for chili too. Was going to back out due to the nice weather and decided not too. We have some guests from Sioux City that are joining us and they are bringing smoked ribs...yummy!!!!

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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    Chili and Chilly are two seperate words. Also Chile is not the same either.

    it doesn't have to be cold to make it - as long as you make way to much and you go easy on the beans.



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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    Chili on a 70 degree day will be just fine. Now if it were in the 80's I might have second thoughts.



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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    As long as you have beer to go with it, and put in lots of peppers and garlic, you'll be fine. As long as these factors are present, chili can be consumed in any weather.


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    Re: Dilemma with the weather

    I will defer to the wisdom of the board and go with the chili. I will begin slicing 3lbs. of top round and 2 lbs. of pork loin into cubes around 4 this afternoon - a 3.5 gallon pot of goodness will be simmering by 6!



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