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  1. Mikey

    Oh my! I consider myself a big fan of American cooking, and this is a new one on me. The chilli is a great recipe to cook for the spice fiends in the household. Although I didn’t get to the chocolate or the vinegar part (served it immediately after stewing), I will give it a burl next time.

    Call it spaghetti bolognese for adults.


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  2. Tammy

    We LOVE Cinncy Chili and used to try to schedule flights through the airport that served the chili and dogs. Then we found the packets and the canned chili in local grocery stores. Not quite the original taste. Today, I made the chili from your recipe without the allspice (I don’t care for it and we didn’t have any). It was delicious! Thank you!


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  3. Cedric

    Looking forward to trying this recipe next time I go shopping! I’m from Winnipeg, Manitoba and we have a nearly identical dish called fat boy sauce and it’s fabulous on burgers.

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  4. Kaye

    I had heard of Cincinnati Chili on Diners, Drive-ins & Dives, but never have cooked or eaten it. Thought this would be a fun project while puttering around the kitchen in coronavirus isolation. Followed the recipe( including chocolate) and LOVE it. Made a second batch to deliver to neighbors along w/the fixings. Thanks for a great recipe. It will be a go-to in the future, for sure!


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  5. Anna

    Thanks for sharing! As a a Cincinnati native that’s been living out of state for many years, I’ve been looking for a good homemade recipe to help hold me over between visits home and I’m excited to give this a try. Just a quick note – you mentioned a 4-way being onion only but it is actually a choice between onion and beans and then a 5-way is both. A couple other recommended serving options are over a baked potato, over fries, in a tortilla (a chilito), or the crowd pleasing chili dip – a layered dip with cream cheese as a base then topped with chili and cheese (baked or microwaved if short on time) and served with tortilla chips, Fritos, or crackers. It’s the easiest and best appetizer to bring to any party and always a crowd pleaser!

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