1. a chilitastic duo of hot and spicy is always perfect on a cold rainy day;

2. I never make it the same way twice, but somehow it always tastes DElicious;

3. with a slow cooker, it couldn’t be simpler for a lazy Sunday afternoon. just throw it all in the pot and wait for the flavors to melt together;

4. I never pass on a dish that includes lot of fresh jalapenos;

5. it’s a great way to use up bits and pieces from the fridge (this concoction was made with a base of tomato puree, italian tomato sauce, some salsa and half a squeeze bottle of pizza sauce. I basically emptied out cans from the pantry and bottles from the fridge until I had the right sauce-meat-bean ratio…)