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Mount Holly's annual Fire and Ice Festival on Saturday, January 25, 2014, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm, showcases ice carvings and chili tastings. If you're inspired to try either, here are some suggestions: Ice Carving Photo


Ice Carving Websites

Academy of Ice Carving and Design

National Ice Carving Association


Chili Cookbooks

A bowl of red (1994)
By Frank X. Tolbert
Call Number: TX 749 T59 1994 (BCC-Pemberton)
A collection of chili essays/recipes.

The great American chili book (1981)
Bridges, Bill.
Call Number: 641.82 Bri

The Manhattan Chili Co. Southwest-American cookbook : a spicy pot of chilies, fixins', and other regional favorites (1986)
By Michael McLaughlin
Call Number: 641.509747 McL
The coauthor of The Silver Palate Cookbook reveals his secrets for cooking 65 hearty chilies, Tex-Mex main dishes, their fixings, and their desserts, as served in his New York restaurant. - From the book summary

Simply Chilis, Chowders, and StewsSimply chilis, chowders, and stews (1998)

By Carol Munson

Call Number:  641.823 Mun

It's cooking made easy. Short, simple, and straightforward, these 100 recipes for a wide variety of one-pot meals include such comfort foods as Two Bean, Rice and Corn Chili; Ragout of Winter Vegetables; Scrod and Potato Chowder, and Turkey-Barley Stew. - From the book summary


Taste of Home's big book of soup : over 500 home-cooked favorites for soup, chowder, chili, stew & more! (2005)
Call Number: 641.813 Taste