A Family Fave | Chili is a staple
We love to cook together. We love to be silly together. When cooking and silly are combined, you get another Front Porch Family Cooks! Chili video!!
This time we are cooking a fantastic Chili recipe that has been handed down a couple of generations in our family and it’s evolved a bit from one to another. When we first made this recipe, we were in a “drain the fat” time of our eating lives, but we recommend leaving that good stuff in there to flavor the creation that much more. If you like “5 Alarm”, bump up the Tabasco, Chili Powder, and add crushed red pepper flakes. But remember, a little goes a long way! The other evolution is when to add the Ranch Style Beans. David is a wait until the last 30 minutes of cooking. Whitney is a put them in there early. Your style is determined by how soft you want the beans when complete. If you want softer beans, go Whitney’s way. Otherwise, stick with the tried and true David’s way. As with any savory food, chili is one that tastes that much better the next day. Double up the recipe and make some for the freezer. We have had great luck with storing our leftovers in these deli containers. They seal and stack perfectly, as well as, being very easy to clean.
And now, enjoy Front Porch Family Cooks! Chili.
Front Porch Family Cooks! Chili
1.5 lbs Ground Beef
1 Large Onion, chopped
1 T flour
1 Large Can of Crushed Tomatos
1 Cup of water
1.5 tsp Ground Cumin
1 T Chili Powder
dash of Oregano
1 T salt
1 Bay Leaf
1 Can of Ranch Style Beans
Cook meat, onions and garlic until browned. Sprinkle flour over meat and blend.
Add tomatoes, bay leaf, spices and water. Stir to combine. Simmer for 1 and half hours. Add beans and simmer 30 minutes.