I believe there was an excellent chili thread last year, but I can't find it.

It's chili weather, y'all.

CONTROVERSIAL OPINION: I am anti-beans in chili. Feel free to discuss.

And give me a recipe. All the recipes. I will even consider some that do indeed use beans. Mostly I want one that uses more beer. This is the last one I used (from esquire.com..> I know.)

Deb's Hot Rod Chili Recipe

  • 2 lbs. of coarsely ground meat
  • 1 8 oz. can of "El Pato" tomato sauce
  • 1 15 oz. can of beef broth

Mix the following spices for dump 1:

  • 1 Tbsp onion powder*
  • 2 tsp garlic powder*
  • 2 tsp beef crystals
  • 1 tsp of chicken crystals
  • 1 Tbsp of Pacific Beauty Paprika*
  • 1 Tbsp of Mexene Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne*
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper*
  • 1 package Sazon Goya*

Mix the following spices for dump 2:

  • 1 Tbsp of Mexene Chili Powder
  • 1 Tbsp of Hatch Mild Chili Powder*
  • 2 Tbsp Cowtown Light chili powder*
  • 1 Tbsp Mild Bills dark chili powder*
  • 1 tsp cumin*
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper*

Mix the following spices for dump 3:

  • 1 tsp onion powder*
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne*
  • 3/4 Tbsp Cowtown Light Chili Powder*
  • 1 Tbsp cumin*

Instructions

1. Gray the meat and drain grease. 2. Slow boil meat in beef broth and 1 equal can of distilled water. 3. Add dump 1 and medium boil for 60 minutes. 4. Add dump 2 and medium boil for 45 minutes. 5. Add dump 3 and medium boil for 15 minutes. In last five minutes taste for heat — adjust as required.

And then I will add some of these: