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Vic's Award Winning Chili

  • Heat a couple of tablespoons of chipotle olive oil over medium-high heat in your favorite chili pot.
  • Add 2 lb stewing meat, cut into smaller than 1" chunks.
  • Season with salt, pepper, liberal amounts of chili powder and minced dried chilis.
  • Cook until brown and yummy.  Reduce heat to medium
  • Add 2-3 chopped yellow onions.  Cook until just translucent.
  • Add 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced.  Sweat.
  • Reduce heat to low, add 2 jars of Bettina's canned tomatoes, with juice, 1 can tomato paste, 1 large can kidney beans, drainied, 1 can black beans, draned, a couple of splashes of lemon juice.  Tobasco and/or Tiger Sauce.
  • Simmer for a couple of hours, or until you can't take it any more.
  • Make cornbread.
  • Serve chili in a bowl, plate, or coffee mug of your choosing.  Top with diced sweet onion, cheese, sour cream or whatever.
It should look something like this: