Both new recipes tonight came from blogs that I read. You can get the chili recipe here and the cornbread recipe here.
The chili was amazingly delicious. So, so good. And it's a crock pot meal that involved dumping everything in - no browning of meat or anything - so it came together super fast. The only thing I'd change is adding some beans to it to beef it up a bit. I'll add garbanzos to it tomorrow for night number two.
Here it is in my bowl:
The honey-butter on the cornbread was delicious. Of course. I prefer my standby cornbread recipe, so I'll use that next time, but the cast iron skillet in the oven method was fun and I'll do that again.
Here's the cornbread:
As for the posts in my head, I've got a couple appetizers, a ton of baked goodies, (one of which is see Jesus good), and a couple more DIY Christmas gifts. We'll see if I can get them on here before the week is over.....