26 Reviews

Almost as hot as the title claims, but with a rich flavor. Made a big hit at a recent picnic. This is a keeper.

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James Taylor July 17, 2001

The recipe wasn't hard to make, and the final product had a superb flavor. This chili is definitely not for sissies!

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ErinK November 18, 2001

Man This chili is good. Just won 1st place in taste and 1st place in the hottest. Never before has thie happen in our contest. Thank you

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Robbie Dawg November 29, 2001

I was feeding sissies, so I cut back on the heat. I also substituted pastrami for the bacon, and it was Jewish chili heaven!

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Mirj January 07, 2002

this recipe rocks!!!! made it last week while working in the yard all day. nice to come into wonderful smells!!! the taste was great and just hot enough! easy to make and wasy to adjust spice levels throughout the day. I did make one change - used cut-up round steak instead of hamburger - IMHO chili is way better long cooked with steak.

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Kirstin in the Couv March 12, 2002

FIRE!!!!! Not for sissies is the truth!!! We are iron tongue spice lovers here and this had all of us in tears! I would cut the cayenne in half (at least) next time. After a day or two it mellowed out though (don't get me wrong, still too hot for sissies!). It is THE BEST chili!! I made all of the ingredients "throw in the pot" ready the night before and let it cook away the next day. So easy! I added green (spanish) olives to the chili and topped each bowl off with chunked cheddar. YUMMMMMM!!!

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~In*Memory*of*Brats~ October 16, 2002

I made this chili yesterday and it was awesome! I can never get my chili hot enough for DH but this time he was very happy. He said it was the best chili I have ever made! I was skeptical about the bacon at first and almost left it out but was glad I didn't it gave it a nice smokey flavor. This was fairly easy to put together too! A keeper! Thanks :)

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Little Bee December 01, 2003

Wow!!! This is definitely a keeper!! I halved the recipe since I wasn't going to feed an army and even at that I, like some of the other posters, chickened out and cut back on the spices. I served it with flour tortillas and topped off each bowl with cheddar cheese and onions. This is truly the best chili I've ever made.

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LisaLouWho December 08, 2002

This is the best chili I have ever had. I cut back on the hot stuff to try an acomodate to my wifes taste but it was still to hot for her. Some people just cant hack the stuff with some kick. I didn't mind though it just ment there was more for me. Loved it, will be making this again.

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Cowboy76 Kramer November 01, 2002

I made this chili yesterday, but when following the recipe, had second thoughts about the amount of spices. I chickened out and cut some of the spices in half. The end result was delicious and just hot enough. This is definitely a keeper.

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Cheryl F October 20, 2002
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