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                      Ham Flannagan’s Va. Champ Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      tablespoons   Butter
    2                    To 3 jalepeno peppers -- chped
    2                    To 4 cloves garlic -- crushed
    2                    To 3 large onions -- sliced
    3                    To 4 lb diced sirloin or
                         Fillet steak
                         Pinch oregano
                         Olive or peanut oil
    1 1/2                To 2 oz chili powder
   28      ounces        Can tomatoes
    3 1/2                To 4 1/2 c water -- added as
                         Needed
                         Cayenne to taste
                         -----SECRET INGREDIENTS-----
                         A dollop of sherry wine
                         Blackstrap molasses -- corn
                         Meal mush made into a paste
                         With water.
                         Salt/pepper to taste
                         Cumin powder
                         Worchestershire sauce
 
 Saute peppers, garlic, and onion in butter. Add worchestershire sauce and cumin
to taste. In Dutch oven or large skillet, brown meat chunks along with oregano
and chili powder. Add first mixture (onions, etc), tomatoes, chili and water as
needed. Bring to a boil rapidly, while stirring constantly. Reduce heat to very
low while stirring, and add secret ingredients to taste. Add corn paste or
arrowroot to thicken if desired. Stir constantly and taste often.
 
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