I have attempted to take the best from the recipes posted and the reviews given along with the notes I took while trialing this recipe to come up with the best of the best. I hope my efforts prove Cincinnati Chili worthy. Enjoy!
Bring 2 cans of beef broth to a low boil, add beef. Work with potato masher to smooth and break up chunks. Cook until smooth texture is obtained about 45 minute Cool and remove fat from surface with turkey baster or spoon.
Add chili powder, onion powder, cinnamon, cumin, cardamom, allspice, ground cloves, bay leaf, chocolate, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, cider vinegar, and sugar, mix well. Bring to a boil then lower to a low simmer until it reduces and thickens, stirring occasionally about 1.5 hours.
Cool and refrigerate over night.
Reheat thoroughly and Serve over spaghetti. Top with shredded cheddar cheese, raw white onion, hot sauce and oyster crackers as desired.