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                        Serendipity’s Southern Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    4      tablespoons   Butter
    1                    Onion,large -- coarsely chopped
    4      pounds        Beef,lean -- hamburger grind
    8      tablespoons   Red chile,hot -- ground
    4      tablespoons   Red chile,mild -- ground
    3      tablespoons   Cumin -- ground
    3                    Garlic cloves,medium -- crushed
    1      tablespoon    Black pepper -- freshly ground
    1      tablespoon    Salt
    1      tablespoon    Sugar
    1      can           Tomatoes -- whole (12oz ea)
    4      cans          Kidney beans -- w/H2O (16oz ea)
 
 1. Melt the butter in a large heavy pot over medium heat. Add the onion and cook
until it is translucent.~ 2. Combine the meat with the ground chile, cumin,
garlic, and pepper. Add this meat-and-spice mixture to the pot. Break up any
lumps with a fork and cook, stirring occasionally, until the meat is evenly
browned.~ 3. Stir in the remainig ingredients. Bring to a boil, then lower the
heat and simmer, uncovered, for at least 4 hours but as many as 8 if possible.
 Stir occasionally. Taste and adjust seasonings.~
 
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