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Old 10-31-2007, 01:30 PM   #1
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Chili meat

What's your fave meat to use in chili? Why?


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Old 10-31-2007, 01:54 PM   #2
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Combination of beef and pork. Both cubed and not

ground. I like the flavor of the sauce better with 2 meats. I don't add beans either.

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Old 10-31-2007, 01:56 PM   #3
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Ground sirloin and cubed sirloin. It's lower in fat content when trimmed properly and you get a good flavor from it. I use 3 pounds of each, but I make 18 quarts and it lasts an entire year.
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:00 PM   #4
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I like ground and cubed sirloin, also. Sometimes, I grind up chicken for my chili, as well.
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:04 PM   #5
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I used to use ground but lately I omit the meat altogether. I use beans, peppers, onions, tomatoes and spices.
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:09 PM   #6
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I've been using cubed sirloin roast in preperation for my chili cookoff, and having good results.
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:21 PM   #7
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What's your fave meat to use in chili? Why?
Sirloin cut up into cubes. Why, it isn't an expensive cut(on sale somewhere), it's tender and it's tasty!!!!!
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:32 PM   #9
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I buy boneless chuck roasts, trim the fat and gristle and cube it.
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:38 PM   #10
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I've been making my chili for forty years - always ground chuck w/ beans too! Making some Sat. for the Michigan - Michigan State game !!

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