*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
             QUEEN OF CHILIS (CINCINNATI-STYLE), KATE CONNALLY
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3                    Onions
    1       lb           Ground chuck
    2                    Garlic cloves, minced
    1       c            Barbeque sauce  (I think I
                         -used K.C. Masterpiece)
    1       c            Water
    1       T            Chili powder
    1       t            Black pepper
      1/2   oz           Unsweetened chocolate,
                         -grated
      1/2   t            Ground cumin
      1/2   t            Turmeric
      1/2   t            Allspice
      1/2   t            Cinnamon
      1/4   t            Ground cloves
      1/4   t            Ground coriander
      1/4   t            Ground cardamom
    1       t            Salt
                         -tomato juice, as needed
    9       oz           Spaghetti, cooked and
                         -buttered
    1                    16-oz  can kidney beans,
                         -heated
    1       lb           Cheddar cheese, shredded
                         -oyster crackers
 
   Chop 2 of the onions and set aside.  Chop remaining onion fine.  Salt a
   large skillet.  Turn heat to medium and add meat, finely chopped onion,
   and garlic.  Break up meat with fork and cook until it is browned.
   Drain fat.
   
   Add barbeque sauce and water.  Bring to a boil.  Add remaining
   seasonings.
   
   Cover and simmer over very low heat 30 minutes, stirring and tasting
   occasionally, adding tomato juice if mixture is getting too dry.  Chili
   is best when allowed to age overnight in refrigerator and reheated.
   
   To construct the plate of 5-way chili, layer spaghetti on a plate (a
   small oval plate is traditional), top it with hot chili, then with a
   sparse layer of beans, then chopped onions.  Pat on plenty of cheese
   while chili is still hot and serve immediately, with oyster crackers on
   the side.  Serves 4.
  
 
 
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