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Dish-o-the-Week: Chili Potatoes

What to do with the leftovers?  That’s always the question.  Lately Speed Racer and I have been trying to get better about freezing dishes that we don’t want to eat every day for a month, so that we might enjoy them later.  So say that you made some PW Chili, and say that you didn’t freeze quite enough for two people…what should you do???  Add potatoes.

This is a great recipe to get rid of some leftovers and enjoy on a cold day.  It’s the prefect fall dinner, and very filling at that.

So start off with  your potatoes.  Speed Racer and I really could have shared one, we had MORE leftovers.  So you may want to do a half potato per person.  Prick your potato with a fork all over, then rub olive oil on the skin.  Next sprinkle some sea salt over the skin.  Preheat your oven to 450, and bake your potatoes for about an hour.  Note!!  This time can change depending on size of the potatoes, so you will definitely want to keep an eye on them to make sure they are not burning or getting underdone.

While the potatoes are taking forever to bake, especially since SOMEBODY didn’t know to put them on a higher heat and had them at 350 instead…take a kitty break.

Maybe even sing the jeapordy song a little bit… doo doo doo doo…doo doo doo doo…DOO duh  doot doot doot doot.

Don’t look at me that way.

Ding!  Potatoes are done.  Heat up your left over chili that you hopefully got out of the freezer to defrost already.

Put your chili on top of your lovely hot potatoes,and top with fixin’s.

Finally be sure to unbutton your top pants button to make room for this warm, cozy, FILLING, fall dish.

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