Gather your family for a fun evening of playing games and nibbling from a chili buffet. Whether you dust off old game boards or unwrap new ones, game night is bound to elicit laughter and create memories that will make you smile well into the new year.
Beefsteak Chili This sliced beef and bean chili is thick and delicious.
White Chili Great Northern beans in place of pinto beans, chicken instead of beef, and omitting tomatoes give this snappy chili its light color.
A bowl of chili is all the merrier with a handful of crackers or a sprinkling of cheese crowning the top. Here are a few other ideas for tasty chili toppers:
Nutty Apple Salad The skins on the red and green apples add holiday color to the salad greens, but if your kids won't eat them, go ahead and peel the fruit.
Corn Puffins Add frozen corn and dried green onions to corn muffins.
Crunchy Cracker Snack Mix Experiment as you like by substituting some of your favorite bite-size crackers for those we've listed here. We've given a choice of salad dressing mix for seasoning.
Cream-Cheese-Frosted Cinnamon Rolls With the help of frozen sweet-roll dough, you don't have to be a fancy yeast-bread maker to bake these light and airy cinnamon swirls.
To make your game night a smashing success, incorporate some of these ideas: