Texas Chili

.25 c canola oil
4 lbs ground beef
1 onion pepper
7 cloves garlic, 6 jalapenos
2 tbsp cilantro (fresh), 2 tbsp oregano
1 tsp asian white, 1 tbsp tumeric, 2 tsp nutmeg, 1 tbsp paprika
2.5 tbsp cumin, 4.5 tbsp chili powder
3 tbsp ketchup, 4 tbsp asian chili sauce
3 tbsp salt, pepper to taste
2 c beef broth, 2 c beer
4 tbsp flour, 1 tsp cornstarch
*heat oil in pan. brown beef and drain fat. add rest of flavorings, beef broth, and beer. let simmer 20 min. once all ingredients have softened, add flour and cornstarch to thicken.

Here it is! My first chili! I love the consistency and the taste of it! It's stewy and it tastes smoky with a lingering spicyness in your mouth. It's not hot enough to need a drink of milk, but you can taste the heat and you'll want to have another bite. Wish me luck! I hope I win tomorrow!!

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