1 pound dried red beans, picked over
2 pounds ground beef
1 large can tomato juice
2 cans Bush’s Chili Beans
2 pounds deer meat
3 chicken breasts, cooked (I pressure cook them and use the chicken broth)
If you tend to fall into cooking ruts, one easy way to snap out of it is to check out the holiday calendars of different cultures. Next up on my list of inspirations is the Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year.
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