I'm sorry to say I've never had Skyline chili. DH sent an email from work last week and said he heard someone on the radio talking about Cincinnati Skyline Chili Dip. He had no idea what it was, but wanted to try it. I was already in the middle of planning our Super Bowl party menu, so I searched & found the Skyline Chili Dip recipe (Skyline Chili Dip) and that's when I realized that Skyline was a brand. Not having access to it, I searched for a clone. I chose this recipe because it was noted to be gluten free and I love the story of your traditional Thanksgiving celebrations. From the moment this chili went on the stove, my family was oohing & ahhing over the aroma. I didn't smell it until I went out to the garage & came back in. Pure heaven! I wasn't sure how the sweetness of traditional Cincy chili would go over with my family, but they really did enjoy it. Thanks for sharing your grandmother's recipe, Andrew, it will now be a Super Bowl tradition at my house! :)
OMG... My family eats Skyline on Thanksgiving too. Weird. This recipe was super delicious.
OMG... this was awesome. I didn't make any changes. Much better than Skyline or Goldstar.
Like Tink I never had Skyline Chili - can't compare this to anything to be honest, but I just plain loved it and so did DH :-) As I don't have access to A-1 Steak Sauce in Germany I used a dash of ketchup and a dash of sweet chili sauce instead, and it turned out wonderful. Otherwise followed the recipe to the letter, using ground turkey. Will make this again, it's so nice and easy and comforting, and I sure like your story!
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