Chili Con Carne

Bowl of Red

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Appears in
Hot and Spicy

By Marlena Spieler

Published 1985

  • About

‘Wish I had time for just one more bowl of Chilli’ - the alleged last words of Kit Carson, legendary Old West settler. That’s how devoted the aficionados of Chili Con Carne are.

Throughout the USA, especially the Southwest and West, Chili Con Carne festivals are held, with much macho prancing about, Chili-eating contests, and competitions as to who makes the best Chili. There is great debate over what constitutes a proper Chili Con Carne, with a myriad of regional dictates. Beef or