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MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« on: January 26, 2018, 12:36:01 PM »
Heather & I were guests in the home of our local banker, John Kingsbury and his wife Myra a couple of weeks ago.  John and I have a long-term friendship that started in Cub Scouts and continued through becoming Eagle Scouts together.  We canoed the BWCAW for the first time either one of us had been there, were college roommates and I trust him as the overseer of my vast fortune  :lol:  in the local bank where he remains as its president to this day.  Myra is Heather's best friend, confidant and bicycling partner and she was our investment counselor until her retirement a couple of years ago.

Myra served us her delicious chili stew recipe that night.  I thought it was especially tasty, so afterwards, I asked Heather to see if she'd share it.  She did, so here it is......

MYRA'S ORIGINAL CHILI STEW RECIPE
Ingredients (Serves 8 )
 
Quantity
Ingredients
 
 
 
 
2 lbs.
ground beef
 
1
large onion, diced
 
1
can tomatoes & green chiles
 
2
(15-oz. each) cans black beans and/or hot chili
beans
2
(11-oz. each) cans Mexican-style corn, drained
 
1
(8-oz.) can tomato sauce
 
2
(15-oz. each) cans stewed tomatoes
 
2
cups water
 
1
pkg. taco seasoning mix
 
1
1 oz. pkg. Ranch Buttermilk dressing mix
 
 
salt, to taste
 
 
pepper, to taste
 
Directions
Brown meat and onion. Drain. Add all other ingredients in a crock pot or Dutch oven and simmer 2 hours. Serve with tortilla chips.


MISTAKEN RECIPE FOR MYRA'S CHILI STEW

Through an email mixup from Heather, this is the recipe that I posted yesterday.  We had some of this last night (and will be having for several days to come ;)) but it was not as good or flavorful as Myra's ORIGINAL recipe that I edited in at the top of the page.  If we'd have had the ancho chili and coriander on hand, it may have been better.  We'll probably try them both or modify to form our own.....anyway, they're both good, but Heather & I prefer Myra's version, as of this writing.  Your call. :shrug:

HyVee Chili Recipe
Ingredients (Serves 10)
 
Quantity
          Ingredients
 
1 tbsp.
Hy-Vee Select olive oil
 
1 lbs.
93% lean ground beef
 
1
large yellow onion, diced
 
1
medium red bell pepper, seeded and diced
 
2
(15-oz. each) cans Hy-Vee no salt added black beans, drained and rinsed
 
2
(11-oz. each) cans Hy-Vee Mexican-style corn, drained
 
1
(15-oz.) can Hy-Vee tomato sauce
 
1
(32-oz.) container Hy-Vee beef stock
 
2 tsp.
ancho chili powder
 
1 tsp.
Hy-Vee ground cumin
 
1 tsp.
ground coriander
 
 
Hy-Vee salt, to taste
 
 
Hy-Vee black pepper, to taste
 
Directions
Add olive oil to an 8-quart stockpot. Add beef and cook over medium heat until cooked through (165 degrees); drain, and return to pan.
Add onions and pepper to stockpot. Saut? until softened, about 5 minutes.
After onions have softened, add black beans, corn, tomato sauce, beef stock, ancho chili powder, cumin, and coriander to stock pot. Bring to boiling, and reduce to a simmer. Let simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes.
Before serving, season, to taste, with salt and pepper.
« Last Edit: January 27, 2018, 06:14:26 PM by wolfy »
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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2018, 12:47:37 PM »
I've got to try this!  Thanks wolfy.
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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2018, 02:12:53 PM »
Thank Wolfy, I needed something different.  This should do it. 
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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2018, 02:55:41 PM »
Looks like a good'un!  My wife is the chili maker around here and I think that is similar to what I've seen her throw in the pot except she uses kidney beans and I doubt she uses any coriander. 
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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2018, 03:58:28 PM »
I might try it since I didn't add beans or corn typically. The spices are same as what I use except those doses look a little shy. Less so on coriander and cumin, but for sure on chili powder. Which I am out of ancho atm
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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2018, 04:20:21 PM »
I think that's why she called it Chili STEW, instead of just 'chili.'   I wouldn't really call it 'chili' because it's not like any standard chili recipe that I've ever made or had before.  Kinda' different, but pretty danged good, too.  :stir: :drool: :thumbsup:

Heather put a pot of it together this afternoon, but the local store didn't have any ancho chili or coriander and we were out.......so, we'll see. :shrug:
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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2018, 04:43:36 PM »
Stew because beans and corn or because of little t ?
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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2018, 05:13:25 PM »
Probably, maybe all 3. :shrug:
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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2018, 02:05:01 PM »
Because of a mixup in an email communication from Heather yesterday, I mistakenly substituted the ingredients for a similar recipe that we'd saved.  See the edited original post #1 for the recipe for
MYRA'S ORIGINAL CHILI STEW RECIPE :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2018, 04:34:48 PM »
thanks wolfy i printed it out, i'm shy some ingredients
so will go shopping tomorrow,

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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2018, 04:40:12 PM »
I printed the first one and am glad I didn't have all of the ingredients on hand.   :P
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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2018, 05:09:13 PM »
I might wait just to see if more updates come in. The salad dressing is interesting addition. Looks like a true Midwest chili stew. :P
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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2018, 05:54:29 AM »
well it's 'stew', but it ain't by a long shot, chili.   Beans?  Tomatoes?  Why no nutmeg, artichokes, or quinoa?


laughing, but seriously,  is might taste good, but chili it's not.   :)

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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2018, 08:16:40 AM »
That's correct,  it's not CHILI......and that's why it's called chili STEW. :shrug:   

I already explained this once, in reply #5. ???

It's mighty tasty, no matter what you call it! :drool:
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Re: MYRA'S CHILI STEW RECIPE
« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2018, 08:44:38 AM »
That's correct,  it's not CHILI......and that's why it's called chili STEW. :shrug:   

I already explained this once, in reply #5. ???

It's mighty tasty, no matter what you call it! :drool:

  I've never made it myself but used to belong to a small muzzle loading/reenactment club in CT., it was started by a retired Marine who had a 10 acre wooded property behind his house that we used for our line shoots and as a trail walk ML shooting range in the wooded section, the basement of his house served as his gun shop and our club house,  we held our monthly meeting there and was where we gathered at for our shoots,  his name was ED and his wife's name is Ann, they hosted he membership in style by putting on a great meal for us every time we got together,  we club existed for about 12 years until his passing.
  During that time there were many times when we enjoyed his version of what he called Tex-Mex Stew which was very much the same as Wolfy's Myra's chili stew,  he usually made a five gallon pot full and a couple of large baking pans of corn bread and served some of Ann's home made Jam to go with it,  it was good eats and made for great memories.
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