Alice's Chili

  1. 2 pounds ground round steak hamburger
  2. 1/4 cup chili powder
  3. 2 teaspoons cumin
  4. 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  5. 2 tablespoons flour
  6. 1 can Ranch Style Beans (optional)
  7. 1 chopped onion (optional)
  8. 2 to 4 chopped jalapeno peppers (optional)
  9. Salt and pepper to taste
  10. Water - enough to make the liquid
  1. Brown ground meat and drain off any liquid.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients and add the water last.
  3. Simmer, stirring occasionally so it will not stick to the bottom of the pan.

Chili Trivia:

  • Chili is the official state food of Texas
  • Cincinnati Chili was inspired by Greek and Macedonian immigrants around the turn of the 20th century
  • The intensity of heat in the taste of the Chile peppers usually decreases as the size of the pepper increases