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Quicker Baked Potato

Try this method for speeding up the potato baking process (for a better texture than those that you microwave). Pre-heat the oven to 400. Place the potato in boiling water for 10 minutes. Bake for 30 minutes. This will cut the cooking time in half.

 

Chili Our Way


mexican, beans, beef, chili

6 dried hot chile peppers
3 lb boneless chuck, in 1/4 inch ice
6 tablespoon rendered beef suet
2 onions, chopped
4 garlic cloves
1 1/2 tablespoon cumin
1 lb tomatoes, drained & chopped
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1 accompaniments:
1 sour cream
1 cheddar cheese, finely grate
1 onion, chopped
1 hot chile peppers, seeded & inced
1 kidney or pinto beans
1 tortilla chips

Heat a griddle or cast-iron skillet over mod-high heat until it is hot. Toast the chile peppers, turning them and not allowing them to burn, for 1-2 minutes. Let chile peppers cool until they can be handled, then seed them. Combine peppers with 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, covered, simmer the mixture for 5 minutes. Puree the water and pepper in a food processor. In a large casserole, saute the chuck in 4 Tbsp beef suet over moderately high heat until it is lightly browned. Transfer meat to a bowl. Add to the casserole, the remaining suet, onions, and garlic, and cook the mixture over moderate heat, stirring, until the onions are softened. Add the cumin and cook the mixture over mod-low heat, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the chuck, chile puree, tomatoes, cocoa powder, bay leaf, and oregano, and combine the mixture well. Add water to cover barely. Bring to a boil and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, and adding more water, if necessary, to keep the meat covered, for 2 hours longer. Add salt to taste, simmer uncovered for another hour. Discard bay leaf. Transfer the chili to a heated serving bowl and serve it with the sour cream, cheese, onion, chile peppers, beans and tortilla chips. a 1981 Gourmet chili favorite