"Chili represents your three stages of matter: solid, liquid, and eventually gas."--John Goodman as Dan Conner

Award winning Chili Recipe

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This recipe for Award winning Chili, by , is from The Buffin Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

William D. Buffin
Added: Monday, March 20, 2006


14 ounces stew tomatoes
6 ounces tomato paste
1 carrot, sliced
1 onion, chopped
2 stalks celery chopped
cup white wine
1 pinch crushed red peppers
cup green pepper, chopped
cup red pepper, chopped
1/3 cup steak sauce
5 slices bacon
1- pounds ground beef top round
1 package chili seasoning mix, 1.5 oz
1-teaspoon ground cumin
15 ounces kidney beans (optional)
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

In a large pot over medium-low heat, combine tomato paste, carrot, onion, celery, wine, pepper flakes, bell peppers and steak sauce.

While tomato mixture is simmering, in a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to a paper towel. Cook beef in bacon drippings until brown; drain stir chili seasoning into ground beef.

Stir seasoned beef, cumin and bacon into tomato mixture. Continue to simmer until vegetables are tender and flavors are well blended.

Stir in beans, cilantro and parsley.

This is best cooked a day or two before serving




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