Chili with Caramelized Onion Cornbread

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 28, 2013

Chili with Caramelized Onion Cornbread

I heart caramelized onions.

I adore the flavor and I especially love the way they make the house smell when they are caramelizing. Its a tossup between caramelizing onions and roasting garlic. Jury is still out on that one.

So I’m teaming up with Formula 409 and their ‘America’s Love Affair with Grease’ campaign…helping home chefs see that a messy meal isn’t worth skipping just to avoid the mess. Splatters from the chili pot, and the skillet that caramelizes the onions…totally worth the mess. Especially when you have a quick way to clean up the splotches left behind on and around the stove.

To kick things off, we’re having a “virtual chili cook-off,” we’ll need you to check out the recipes and decide which one you think sounds best.

My Dutch Oven Chili with Caramelized Onion Cornbread, or another chef’s Texas Style Chili with Corn Fritters.

The prizes for voting…

We’re giving away 5 gift baskets of goodies, including my $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook, as well as other product and kitchen goodies that make for a successful chili cook-off!

It’s simple…

Head on over and check out the recipes and tips in the Battle of the Beans Chili Cook-Off. The come back and vote, details below!

Contest Details

1. Contest ends Monday, November 4th at 5 pm EST.

  • Entry #1: Leave a comment sharing your which of the 2 chili recipes you want to try soon! (Pick mine ;) 
  • Entry #2: Leave a (separate) comment sharing your favorite “messy meal”…think bacon grease!
  • Entry #3: Pin your favorite greasy recipe with #formula409 in the description and come leave a link to the pin in another comment.

2. Winner will be selected by Random.org. Winners will be announced back here on this post, and notified via email with further instructions.

**NOTE: If you receive the email newsletter and wish to enter this giveaway, click on the title of this giveaway to get to the site and leave a comment on the site with your name and email address to be entered!

*Disclosure: I am a paid spokes-blogger for the America’s Love Affair with Grease initiative from Formula 409. Recipe is my own, opinions and messy clean up experiences are my own as well. 

Chung October 31, 2013 at 12:54 pm

I want to try your Dutch Oven Chili with Caramelized Onion Cornbread

Caryn crowston October 31, 2013 at 5:24 pm

I pick Chili with Caramelized Onion Cornbread and erins dutch oven chili.

Karen November 3, 2013 at 9:15 pm

I vote for your chili with onion cornbread!

Karen November 3, 2013 at 9:18 pm

Our favorite messy meal is crab legs with drawn butter. Invariably, the butter gets all over the stove, the table, the counters, and runs down our arms! Even though we cover the table with newspaper, it’s butter, butter, everywhere!

Margot C November 3, 2013 at 10:52 pm

I want to try your Dutch Oven Chili with Caramelized Onion Cornbread

Margot C November 3, 2013 at 10:55 pm

Our favorite messy meal is spaghetti; somehow that sauce gets everywhere (even the baseboards sometimes)

Margot C November 3, 2013 at 10:57 pm
Stephanie O November 4, 2013 at 11:20 am

Sorry Erin, I think Kevin’s recipe sounds more to my liking…no beans! ;)

Stephanie O November 4, 2013 at 11:22 am

Our favorite messy meal (well, mine anyway) is spaghetti…or anything else that has the potential to boil over!! Unfortunately, my burner pans show it. ;}

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