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Gringo Chili for a Crowd with Sour Cream Cornmeal Muffins

Sounds amazing, but the thick heat and meat stew called chili con carne, or chile with meat, is as American as apple pie. It is a traditional homespun dish displaying the qualities of creativity and originality of its cooks born and bred in the borderland desert of the U.S. and northern Mexico.

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Veal Stew with Champagne

Champagne is a wonderful complement to veal and makes a lovely flavorful stew. It is a great use for leftover champagne. Veal makes a milder stew than beef or venison. Serve this Italian style, with risotto.

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Winter Split Pea Soup

This is the soup you start making right after breakfast to have it ready for dinner. Be sure to get a nice, meaty smoked pork chop. It is already fully cooked and it adds a wonderful full flavor to your soup. Serve hot with warm bread or croutons.

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