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Day 307: Chili

It's getting cold out, so I had a craving for chili. That craving was sated with America's Test Kitchen's recipe for their favorite chili. It may be my favorite chili now too, though I might add a habanero next time. I do love habanero.

The recipe called for blade steak, which turned almost into the texture of pot roast in the chili. It was melt-in-your-mouth tender after 2 hours of cooking. Just writing about it makes me want to go heat up some leftovers.

Do you see in the picture how the chili didn't even fill in the bowl behind the spoon? That is how thick the sauce was. It was seriously good. I regretted my lack of cornbread foresight for sopping that up. I had to resort to the use of my fingers.

To get the recipe, you may have to have a subscription to the America's Test Kitchen website. However, I found another site that has a substantially similar recipe. If you read it, don't be put off by the length of time it takes to make the chili. It's worth it.


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