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Unread 01-09-2009, 07:47 AM   #1
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Default "Best" Canned Chili

I know, I know, "best" and "canned" isn't really possible, but I like to keep a few cans of chili in the pantry for chili emergencies. I typically freeze bricks of homemade, but sometimes I run out and need a can for something quick.

About the only brand around here is Hormel. At least they have one with no beans and i have to do some heavy tweaking to make it mildly passible.

I remember Wolf Brand from back in Texas which is considerably better, and have had it sent up here before. Perhaps some of you have know better ones that I could order just as easily?

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I tried the new Busch's Chili. I couldn't eat the stuff!!!! Threw it in the garbage.
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Wolf for me when I can't be bothered to make my own!
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I like Stagg when in a pinch and out of homemade.
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Chili comes in a can???
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I like a can of Wolf brand with beans poured over a bag of chili cheese fritos and topped with a handful of shredded sharp cheddar oops, there goes the weight loss challenge
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I like a can of Wolf brand with beans poured over a bag of chili cheese fritos and topped with a handful of shredded sharp cheddar oops, there goes the weight loss challenge
...with onions!!!!!! Oh yeah.
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I like the Bush chili, but it helps to think of it as spaghetti sauce which most chili these days is anyway. The wolf brand extra lean is pretty good.
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I like a can of Wolf brand with beans poured over a bag of chili cheese fritos and topped with a handful of shredded sharp cheddar oops, there goes the weight loss challenge
Careful, Wilkat will sue you for copy infringement of his recipe.
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Careful, Wilkat will sue you for copy infringement of his recipe.

Hell, if you can put spaghetti sauce with cinnamon on spaghetti and call that Cinncinati Chili, maybe we can just call a Frito Pie "Illinois Chili"
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I can get Skyline Chili in a can around here. It doesn't have enough meat, however.
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Grew up on this stuff, anything is a vast improvement....
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I like Stagg much better than wolfe (if I had to go canned).
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Stagg isn't so bad when you have to eat canned IMHO.
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