Everybody has their favorite chili. It’s one of those “my mom’s better than you mom” kind of things. For the record … MY mom makes THE BEST chili. This is not up for discussion. Maybe your mom didn’t make your favorite chili (shhhhh … I won’t …
Succotash is a hearty and affordable combination of primarily corn and beans (usually lima beans) with origins credited to early Native Americans. Regional and seasonal variations have developed with additions of peppers, tomatoes, and other vegetables. A little bacon or ham never hurt either!
When we go out to eat at BBQ restaurants, I am always tempted to order whatever side dish they have that involves corn. BBQ and corn are a great combo! I am, however, almost always disappointed because the corn is so tough. I once ordered a jalapeno creamed corn that was fantastic in flavor but still lacking in quality corn. I went home and searched for recipes, found one that sounded similar (the cumin was new) and made a few changes to the ratios of the ingredients. Viola!