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Michael Hoffman

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RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sat, 02/4/06 8:10 PM (permalink)
quote:
Originally posted by Adjudicator

I am truly surprised NO one has brought up the dreaded b___ vs. no b___ issue, yet...



I'm sure that's because everyone has finally come the realization that there are no beans in chili.
 
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    Adjudicator

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    RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sat, 02/4/06 8:22 PM (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by Greymo

    quote:
    Originally posted by Adjudicator

    Hey GREYMO:

    GO bake a cake.



    Just what in hell is your problem, jerko?


    LOL.......
     
    #32
      creek rat

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      RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sat, 02/4/06 8:22 PM (permalink)
      Gentlemen, gentlemen , stop the nitpicking about snow & keep to the real topic (beans beer & bread). You guys are driving me to drink MORE beer! Oh the hell with it I'm going to order out for a pizza.
       
      #33
        Adjudicator

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        RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sat, 02/4/06 8:26 PM (permalink)
        Pick me up some milk, will 'ya???


         
        #34
          creek rat

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          RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sat, 02/4/06 8:29 PM (permalink)
          Milk with pizza? What the hells the matter with you. Everyone knows that the real beverage of choice with pizza is Jim Beam whiskey!
           
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            Michael Hoffman

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            RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sat, 02/4/06 8:42 PM (permalink)
            quote:
            Originally posted by creek rat

            Milk with pizza? What the hells the matter with you. Everyone knows that the real beverage of choice with pizza is Jim Beam whiskey!

            Not to put to fine a point on it, but if one must drink a spiritous beverage other than beer with a tomato pie then Jim Beam cannot possibly be the choice of a discriminating person.
             
            #36
              creek rat

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              RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sat, 02/4/06 10:01 PM (permalink)
              I know MH. Just gettin in the spirit with you , you know like playin in the snow. The obvious beverage of choice with pizza would again be ice cold beer.
               
              #37
                ScreenBear

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                RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sat, 02/4/06 11:05 PM (permalink)
                Reminds me of a funny scene in "City Slickers." There's the two brothers who own an ice cream company, and one brother brags that his brother has a genius for saying which ice cream should serve as the dessert for which entree.

                "OK," says one of the dudes, "Hot Dogs and Beans."

                Says the the brother, "That's easy, one scoop vanilla, one scoop chocolate."

                Crystal says, "Anyone can do that."
                .......
                I always thought Diet Coke goes best with Pizza.
                The Bear
                 
                #38
                  garryd451

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                  RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sat, 02/4/06 11:26 PM (permalink)
                  quote:
                  Originally posted by creek rat

                  Milk with pizza? What the hells the matter with you. Everyone knows that the real beverage of choice with pizza is Jim Beam whiskey!


                  Make mine a double!!!!
                   
                  #39
                    Rick F.

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                    RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sun, 02/5/06 12:12 AM (permalink)
                    Saltines OR corn bread (no sugar ever!) w/ green chili, add'l powdered buttermilk, cheddar, & an egg. But I drink diet soda any time I'm not drinking Wild Turkey 101. Or milk.

                    (Later) P. S. Thank you, Tommy2dogs. My first choice is always oyster crackers. I guess they're right: the mind is the second thing to go!
                     
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                      Tommy2dogs

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                      RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sun, 02/5/06 1:12 AM (permalink)
                      For me it depends on the type of Chili. Texas style which is very thick I always have a hunk of jalapeno corn bread. But my favorite is soup type Chili *(not sure if this is midwest, northeast or what) I like with OTC type oyster crackers or crumbled saltines in a pinch. Also add tobasco and hot pepper vinegar. To me, (just my opinion)
                      cheese/onions or sour cream is Sacrilege.
                       
                      #41
                        GordonW

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                        RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sun, 02/5/06 2:21 AM (permalink)
                        I remember as a kid, a major achievement was when I finally could crunch two OTCs together and make them break.... All the grownups and big kids could do that.
                         
                        #42
                          corabeth

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                          RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sun, 02/5/06 4:15 PM (permalink)
                          Handful of Fritos in the bottom of the bowl,the piping HOT chili,handful of cheddar cheese,let the cheese melt,lots of chopped raw onions and a dollop of sour cream.

                          And of course, a big glass of milk.
                           
                          #43
                            berndog

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                            RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sun, 02/5/06 5:11 PM (permalink)
                            I rarely have crackers with chili or soup. I love cornbread and that is my favorite side for chili. As for beverage, depends on my mood. My favorites are a cold beer or ice tea, although lately, I seem to be drinking Woodchuck Amber Draft Cider instead of beer. They also make a dark and dry version I like.
                             
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                              creek rat

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                              RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sun, 02/5/06 6:45 PM (permalink)
                              Corabeth, lived in Terre Haute & Indy for 7 years. How in Gods name can you mention milk with chili? Beer, beer, beer, & again beer. You should once & for all terminate your Hoosier roots by saying you drink milk with your chili! I for one am appalled!
                               
                              #45
                                creek rat

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                                RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sun, 02/5/06 6:53 PM (permalink)
                                Corabeth, outside of milk your description of your chili favorite is right on. But with milk no way (how could you do that to yourself?)
                                 
                                #46
                                  Gizmolito

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                                  RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sun, 02/5/06 8:00 PM (permalink)
                                  Saltine crackers along side chili with beans.

                                  Ham and beans with cornbread.

                                  Cornbread is good with chili too, but crackers is no choice for HamBeans. This hoosier will take beer with chili for supper, but milk for lunch thank you.
                                   
                                  #47
                                    acornlover

                                    RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sun, 02/5/06 8:38 PM (permalink)
                                    Hi all

                                    All this sounds so tasty to me, chili is a fav in my house although to tell the truth I have other interests!
                                    My dad used to make good chili and serve it on top of rice with saltines, like I said, chili was not an intrest of mine so I do not remember if it was a good thing...
                                     
                                    #48
                                      garryd451

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                                      RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sun, 02/5/06 10:57 PM (permalink)
                                      quote:
                                      Originally posted by Gizmolito

                                      Saltine crackers along side chili with beans.

                                      Ham and beans with cornbread.

                                      Cornbread is good with chili too, but crackers is no choice for HamBeans. This hoosier will take beer with chili for supper, but milk for lunch thank you.


                                      I must agree CORN BREAD ONLY with Ham and Beans!!!

                                      Chili, you can put anything and everthing on or ib Chili a long as You don't forget to put the beans IN CHILI!!
                                       
                                      #49
                                        plb

                                        RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Sun, 02/5/06 11:17 PM (permalink)
                                        quote:
                                        Originally posted by creek rat

                                        Corabeth, lived in Terre Haute & Indy for 7 years. How in Gods name can you mention milk with chili? Beer, beer, beer, & again beer. You should once & for all terminate your Hoosier roots by saying you drink milk with your chili! I for one am appalled!


                                        Lived in Muncie for 18 years and West Lafayette for 4 years. Moving to Texas in 2 months (from CA). Only then will I truely know about chili.

                                        p.s. Is a Creek Rat like a River Rat?
                                         
                                        #50
                                          Scorereader

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                                          RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Mon, 02/6/06 4:26 PM (permalink)
                                          I like corn bread with chili, but I also like a cracker or oyster cracker, or even tortilla chips or fritos if I have to. Something crunchy to balance the soft chili texture.

                                          (beer in chili has been debated in the past, and I must say that even when I used a nice dark or amber beer, the cooked beer smell wasn't so pleasant and the chili didn't have the beer flavor the way I thought it would, so I no longer use beer.)

                                           
                                          #51
                                            laststandchili

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                                            RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Tue, 02/7/06 3:30 PM (permalink)
                                            Crackers or cornbread? Is that it? I think your selling this miraculous dish short. How about:
                                            Over rice, mashed potatoes, grits or beans, mixed with mac and cheese and baked, over nachos, or fries with cheese, over any style eggs or wrapped in a tortilla with frijoles for breakfast. With cornbread? yes! both northern or southern, hey the wars over. Crackers? Sure! Saltines, ritz, oysters, cheese-its, whatever's on hand.
                                            Top it with jalapenos; pickled or straight, onions; sweet, red, or yellow, avocado, cheese any flavor, fried tortilla strips, hot sauce of any kind. Shrimp salad, shrimp kebab, shrimp... oops think I'm coming unhinged. Better head home for a bowl of blessedness as Will Rogers used to call it. HHmmm, what to have with it. I think just a bowl.

                                            Vayo con Queso
                                             
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                                              the ancient mariner

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                                              RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Tue, 02/7/06 4:23 PM (permalink)
                                              How about something my Virginia ancestors made. Cornmeal crackers. If anyone wants the recipe let me know. They go great with chili, but make sure the beans are on the side. Cheddar on the side. Chopped up onions on the side. Slaw on the side. And lots and lots of cold beer, on the side, in the middle and down the hatch. Be sure it ain't good beer---no Heiniken or Sam Adams,just good old Rollin' Rock is fine with me. Or the other brews I started out with---Schaeffer (the one beer to have when your havin' more than one) and Pabst Blue Ribbon. Ole !!!
                                               
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                                                Rick F.

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                                                RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Tue, 02/7/06 6:53 PM (permalink)
                                                quote:
                                                Originally posted by the ancient mariner

                                                Cornmeal crackers. If anyone wants the recipe let me know.
                                                Me-me-me!!
                                                 
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                                                  Adjudicator

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                                                  RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Tue, 02/7/06 7:54 PM (permalink)
                                                  quote:
                                                  Originally posted by the ancient mariner

                                                  How about something my Virginia ancestors made. Cornmeal crackers. If anyone wants the recipe let me know. They go great with chili, but make sure the beans are on the side. Cheddar on the side. Chopped up onions on the side. Slaw on the side. And lots and lots of cold beer, on the side, in the middle and down the hatch. Be sure it ain't good beer---no Heiniken or Sam Adams,just good old Rollin' Rock is fine with me. Or the other brews I started out with---Schaeffer (the one beer to have when your havin' more than one) and Pabst Blue Ribbon. Ole !!!


                                                  If I am not mistaken there is a cornmeal cracker already out there (Keebler???). PBR. Boy; does THAT bring back memories...

                                                   
                                                  #55
                                                    roossy90

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                                                    RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Tue, 02/7/06 9:20 PM (permalink)
                                                    quote:
                                                    Originally posted by laststandchili

                                                    oops think I'm coming unhinged.
                                                    Vayo con Queso


                                                    LOL.. sounds like it, but I still prefer mine with SWEET cornbread or over yellow rice withdiced onions...
                                                     
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                                                      Adjudicator

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                                                      RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Tue, 02/7/06 9:26 PM (permalink)
                                                      quote:
                                                      Originally posted by roossy90

                                                      quote:
                                                      Originally posted by laststandchili

                                                      oops think I'm coming unhinged.
                                                      Vayo con Queso


                                                      LOL.. sounds like it, but I still prefer mine with SWEET cornbread or over yellow rice withdiced onions...


                                                      OK. What is the deal with your fetish ( ) about SWEET cornbread???
                                                       
                                                      #57
                                                        tsores

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                                                        RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Tue, 02/7/06 9:51 PM (permalink)
                                                        Crackers for me. While I like cornbread, and sweet cornbread (there, I said it), it gets to be a little much with chili.
                                                         
                                                        #58
                                                          wallhd

                                                          RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Tue, 02/7/06 9:59 PM (permalink)
                                                          Not just crackers, but oyster crackers go best with chili IMHO.

                                                          WHD
                                                           
                                                          #59
                                                            hefried

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                                                            RE: Crackers or Cornbread? Tue, 02/7/06 10:41 PM (permalink)
                                                            i like Sweet cornbread, savory cornbread, spicy cornbread and everything/anything cornbread with chili.
                                                            i also like rice with chili.
                                                            Sometimes tortillas.
                                                            i happen to like saltinecrackers quite a bit so i'd prob. like that in Chili too. i do know i like the litte oyster crackers!
                                                            B.T.W. For the superbowl on Sunday,my friend made some venison chili that was pretty spicy and i made some cornbread.. ...actually 2 kinds for the party. one that was sweet with more sugar in the batter, and one that had way less (hardly any) sugar and jalapenos and minced red and orange peppers . People at the party ate almost all of both kinds up! ( & commented it was good! yea! )
                                                             
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