Yesterday was the official “first day of Spring” and you know what that means, it is time for longer days and warmer weather. The time has come upon us when we break out our old grills and clean them up. We get out our bristle brushes and scrape off all the old crude from the previous grilling season. This signals the time through some hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill. We all know that nothing is better for a hot dog and hamburger (think Carolina burger) than good chili. After all, what is a hot dog without chili? We think it should be a crime. That is why we are finally sharing our world famous (at least we think so, haha) Southern Food Junkie Chili with the world.
I developed this recipe about 1o years ago when my wife and I first moved into our first home together. We both love this Southern Food Junkie chili and love to cook out on the grill. This chili has a good bit of heat to it so you can adjust that for your needs. What makes Southern Food Junkie Chili special is how thin it is. This is not a chunky chili. It has a very fine texture that is perfect for hot dogs and hamburgers. The method we use to cook it is what makes it so special. Make sure to follow the directions closely and you too can experience the world’s best chili. Drop us a comment and let us know if you tried it and how you liked it We always love to have feedback.
Start with a small stock pot on medium high heat and add olive oil to the pot.
Wait till oil is hot then add the chopped onion.
After onion is translucent (about 5 mins) add your 16 ozs of water.
Next, add the hamburger meat to the water and break the meat apart with a wooden spoon. The water will help the meat to break down real fine.
Bring water to a boil then reduce heat to medium low.
Add remaining ingredient and stir.
Continue to check periodically and stir chili.
Simmer till chili has reduced by half or you reach the desired consitensty you would prefer.
Make sure you do not brown your meat first as you will add the raw meat to the water. It will have a slightly undesirable color for a few mins but hold tight and it will turn out perfect. If you would like to simmer longer, just add a little more water till you are done. This will make a fine texture chili that is perfect for hot dogs and hamburgers.
Please rate our recipe and drop us a comment if you like it. Feel free to share also. We love our SFJ Chili and hope you do too!
Try this quick, easy, and delicious Texas Hash Recipe!
Ok, Let say it is Monday night and it has been a rough day. You get home and think, I got to cook tonight but I really do not want to. You did not lay anything out to cook. You need something that is good and quick to fix for supper. What do you do? Well, I got the perfect recipe for you, Texas Hash. Texas Hash is a combination of hamburger meat, stewed tomatoes, green peppers, spices then served over rice. If you did not have any meat thawed, just defrost your hamburger meat and you are golden.
Not only is this a cheap, easy meal to fix, it is really good too.
Texas Hash is one of my families favorite. I have been enjoying this delicious dish since I was a kid. Not only is this a cheap, easy meal to fix, it is really good too. Follow along with us as we show you how to make it. We also have a video we made a few months back that you can watch too. Continue reading “Texas Hash”
White bread is a staple in most homes in today’s modern era. White Bread may not be the healthiest of bread choices, but it is one of the tastiest. What it lacks in nutritional depth, it makes up in flavor. Just like your favorite desserts, it is nice to splurge once in a while on a favorite treat. It does not have to be a burden or struggle to make homemade white bread. With the invention of the bread machine, it is easier now than ever before. Today we are sharing our favorite Bread Machine White Bread. Continue reading “Bread Machine White Bread”
Try this easy to make Crock-Pot Chicken Noodle Soup
It is getting that time of the year again. If you do not know about South Carolina Weather, let me give you a little incite. One day the weather will be in the mid-sixties, on the other hand, the next day it will be mid-twenties. The weather is very drastic in the latter part of the year. For instance, today it is cold and dreary outside. Two days ago it was sunny and sixty-five. Because of this drastic weather changes, it makes great weather for flu season. That is why this is a great time to introduce my Easy Crock-Pot Chicken Noodle Soup to you. Continue reading “Easy Crock-Pot Chicken Noodle Soup”