Smoked Roma Tomatoes for Sauces and Chili

Ok I have to admit this was a new one on me when I found it on Instagram, but it was so intriguing that I had to give it a shot. Boy am I glad I did. Smoking the Roma tomatoes adds a subtle smokey and a deeper tomato flavor than canned roasted tomatoes will…

Granddad’s Slow Cooker Chili

Labor Day weekend started off rainy and chilly here in the Northeast and I figured it was a good time to break out the slow cooker and cook up a batch of chili.  I am not a very big fan of TexMex food but I am a lover of chili.  When I was a younger…