Guilty pleasures

The Eagles have long been a guilty pleasure of sorts that has never extended beyond a couple of songs from Desperado and the knowledge they were mates with Warren Zevon so can’t have been all bad.

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When the news came through last week that Glenn Frey had died I had in the back of my mind that somewhere I had a recipe that he had set out for the perfect Texas Chilli. It was in a Christmas present from years back called The Rock’n’roll Cookbook. With the benefit of hindsight I suspect they regret the page given over to Gary Glitter and his recipe for Spaghetti Glitterarti.

It took a while to find the book but it was eventually located on a top shelf. When I found the recipe for Texas Chilli it transpired that it was Don Henley’s as opposed to Glenn Frey’s, which I suspect goes a long way towards summing up The Eagles.

 

 

Before eating  the chilli we went for a walk along the beach off The Gunshot at Leasowe.

 

 

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