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BA’s Best Beef Chili
When I decided to enter a chili cook-off for Super Bowl Sunday, my competition training plan was to make three batches of chili, some exotic, some traditional, and figure out what people liked best. I did a very traditional, bean-free truck stop chili recipe from the Tex-Mex Cookbook by Robb Walsh which is a great source for the history and evolution of our favorite fart food and served it alongside a "Cincinnati" chili, known for a spice profile that includes cloves, chocolate and cinnamon and is "kind of weird
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Killer competition chili
I first used the technique for Tacos al Pastor. Toasting and grinding the dried chiles adds about 10 minutes, but adds great depth of flavor and is worth the effort. There were also a few surprise ingredients; cocoa powder, molasses and Budweiser. I give it only 4-stars, because the chili was not spicy enough and the flavors were a little over-the-top earthy. Fortunately, the garnishes; sour cream, avocado and cheese; brightened up the chili. My 4-star rating was sans garnish. Delicious Chili starts by grinding your own chili powder.
Meal Prep: Easy Bison Chili Recipe Best For Post Workout
The chile flavors are really amazing. And I absolutely love the idea of toasting the peppers and making a paste with them along with broth, spices and cornmeal. I did make modifications to the test recipe increasing the tomatoes, adding sugar and tomato paste to give it the right balance and bring out the chile flavors. I also lessened the originally called for quantity of meat and added more beans, again for balance. Cayenne pepper can be substituted for the Arbol chilies. Good choices for condiments include diced fresh tomatoes, diced avocado, sliced scallions, chopped red onion, chopped cilantro leaves, lime wedges, sour cream, and shredded cheese.