SmallBox has an annual chili cook-off in the fall. I’m no chef, or cook even, so I had no ambition to enter the contest. That is, until I wrote a blog about Jon’s 2012 victory. After our conversation, I felt so culinarily inspired, and decided to enter. (There were also Colts tickets at stake.)
I cherry-picked what I thought would be awesome ingredients from a few different recipes (they were awesome! my chili actually turned out really great), but this was a completely new feat for me. Evidenced by this photo, taken after my first attempt to open a can of black beans:
Yep. Laugh it up.