Month: October 2014

Turkey Apple Chili

Losing Fall makes me cry a bit. So acceptant, a sparkling of golden leaves let loose by October wind. Waxy warm shower of sunbursts getting to the ground in winter’s impending name. Soon, we should all meander closer to the ground and blanket ourselves in each other. The high air will be all frost and mad wind whip So I aim to make like the leaves and lay my body down… Put some thoughts to bed with her and send only the scout of my spirit to the blustery tree tops to watch as Autumn grins slowly away carving the curve of the seasons. ingredients: 1 lb ground turkey 2 cans cooked beans (black, kidney, pinto… variety is the spice of life.) 2 cups chopped apples 1 head chopped celery 1 red onion 3 cloves garlic 6 oz tomato paste 2 t chili spice 2 t turmeric 1 t cinnamon 1/8 cup each chopped sage + thyme 1/4 cup or less whiskey splash of strong coffee (optional) 1/2 cup apple cider water as needed butter …