[Sca-cooks] History of the "stew" that is Chili

Daniel Myers dmyers at medievalcookery.com
Tue Mar 22 07:25:18 PDT 2011

> -------- Original Message --------
> From: freyja <freyja7777 at gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, March 21, 2011 8:49 pm
> Interestingly enough, my brother is sending me some "Cincinnati-style
> chili" this week, which I know nothing about yet.  Has anyone had
> that?

I live here, and I won't touch the stuff.  ;-)

It really is more of a meat sauce than a stew.  Surprisingly, it has a
taste that is similar to a lot of medieval English meat dishes -
probably due to the addition of cinnamon.

It's typically served over pasta or on hot dogs.

- Doc

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