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Serious Entertaining: How to Throw a Chili and Cornbread Cook-off

Annie wins first place in the second annual chili cook off.

Macaroni and Cheese Stuffed Meatloaf – Tender, juicy meatloaf stuffed with classic KRAFT Macaroni & Cheese? Oh, yes—and making it is even easier than it might sound. Your kids are sure to really enjoy the cheesy surprise inside!

Wine Sisterhood sponsored bocce chili cookoff chalk board sign at the entrance- directions!

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Little Cowboy Party {Guest Feature

Why haven't I thought of this?

Iced Water and Sweet Tea! What a great way to serve beverages. Thankfully, I have all the mason jars one could want/need. Now, just to fill each one with some delicious, southern, sweet tea - and of course, some festive straws!

Kings County Chili Cook-off awards line the Knights of Columbus booth during the 30th annual Chili Cook-off held at Civic Center Park in 2009. (Sentinel File)


Jersey City Chili Cook-Off Winners

Award for chili cook off

Chili Cookoff; score sheets and pot numbers are a package template to be purchased. Great idea though - use foil oven liners for easier clean up and a uniform place to put numbers and spoons

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What’s Hot?! A Chili Cook-off!


Chili cook-off trophies! But I also added a pinwheel with printed logo, and used a half foam ball covered in flame fabric glued to a coaster trimmed with thick black ribbon, instead of wood

Outdoor Chili Party - Main Food Table - includes variety of rolls, chili and a baked potato bar. This would be so great for when the nights start getting a chill, even if you bring it indoors.

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