Game Day Provisions: Championship Chili


Game Day Provisions

The Technique

Championship Chili

When time is short but a football celebration is in order, a chili bar is an easy way to entertain friends without a whole heap of effort. Classic game day fan fare scores big from diced tomatoes with green chilies. Substitute the mild variety for a more family friendly option. Southern breakfast fundamentals break the huddle with sorghum & hot coffee for a new strategy that makes this play call a real winner. Organize bowls, mugs & spoons on a tray with a few napkins that sport a little team spirit. Create a spot filled with toppings & items to accompany the chili to make it special. Tuck a few swags of homemade Football Bunting on the table or better yet, score the extra point with Charred Sweet Corn-Jalapeno Muffins or a platter of Loaded Potato Pigskins With Sriracha Ranch to really take the tailgating snacks over the goal line. Follow my tips, recipes & advice for a game plan the whole team will love.

How Do You Make Chili Game Day Recipes By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick

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makes 12 servings

Game Changer

Inspired by a southern classic, red-eye gravy, hot coffee gives this chili mojo. Sorghum, another biscuit essential, helps balance & mellow the bitter notes for a flawless finish.

2 lb 80% lean ground beef
1 large sweet onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, pressed
3 Tbsp chili powder
1 Tbsp cumin
1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
2 cups hot coffee
1 {12-oz} can beer
4 {15.5-oz} cans dark red kidney beans, rinsed & drained
2 {10-oz} cans diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
1 {15-oz} & 1 {8-oz} can tomato sauce
2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
2 Tbsp sorghum
Toppings: Cheddar cheese, Diced Onion, Jalapeños & Sour Cream

Cook the ground beef & the onion in a Dutch oven over Medium-High heat 10 minutes or until the beef is browned. Drain the grease from the mixture & return to the pot. Add the garlic. Sprinkle the chili powder, cumin & salt over the beef mixture. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until the spices are toasty-fragrant. Stir in the coffee & step back to allow the steam to escape. Add the beer, the beans, the tomatoes, the two cans of tomato sauce, the Worcestershire sauce & the sorghum, stirring well. Bring the mixture to a boil over Medium-High heat. Reduce the heat to Medium-Low & simmer, partially covered, with the lid. Cook 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Serve with toppings.

The Extra Point

If your team prefers to tackle a thicker chili, stir together 1/4 cup masa harina & 1/2 cup water. Add to the chili at the end of the cooking time & simmer an additional 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Adjust the chili consistency further with additional water or masa paste.

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How To Use A Garlic Press

Garlic press tools are available in many styles. They make prep work quick in the kitchen yet also offer a well distributed taste to recipes. Many are designed with ergonomic attributes & non-slip handles to make using it easy. The built in cleaner on a number of models allows you to pop it over the grid once done to release anything that sticks.

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I prefer to use peeled garlic in a press. First, peel the number of cloves you wish to press. Open the handles of the garlic press & drop a clove in the chamber. Next, push the handles together over a cutting board to extrude the garlic through the grid. Using a paring knife, swipe it between the garlic & the grid to release it onto the cutting board. In order to remove any of the clove that remains in the chamber, pop the built in cleaner over the grid. Repeat the process until all of the cloves have been prepped.

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