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Wendy’s Chili

Don’t want to hear the backstory? Jump straight to the recipe. Late one night I went down a YouTube rabbit hole and found the amazing world of 1980-90s fast food training videos. One of the standout videos is Wendy’s “Grill Skills” that teaches new employees how to grill Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers. One thing that might stand out in this video is that fact burgers that break or have been left on the grill for too long are ground up and frozen to use in chili later. Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas… Read More »Wendy’s Chili

Coffee Shop Salsa

Don’t want to hear the backstory? Jump straight to the recipe. When I was in high school I worked at a coffee shop in Soutwestern Virginia. This coffee shop was a study hangout for the local college and served a lot more than just lattes and scones. They made a lot of salads, wraps, and sandwiches to fuel the late night study binges and after-church lunches. This coffee shop was the only game in town in the pre-Starbucks era, and to this day in that town if you say that you’re… Read More »Coffee Shop Salsa