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An Update on the Seedlings and Cooking Chili | Video

In this episode I shared how the seedlings are doing, on this coldest day of February. I made some chili and then made a couple of other announcements as well.

An Update on the Seedlings and Cooking Chili

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Scroll down below the video for the recipe I was making, as well as the original version that I mentioned.

Yield: about 4 cups

No Bean Cincinnati Chili

Cooking No Bean Cincinnati Chili

This is a small batch and "no bean" version of Cincinnati chili that is perfect for serving on baked potatoes, hot dogs, or some tasty chili cheese fries!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 Tb cocoa or cacao powder
  • 1 Tb chili powder
  • 1 Tb Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tb apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 c water


  1. To begin, cook the ground beef, onion and garlic together in a sauce pan over medium heat, until the beef is browned and cooked through.
  2. Add in all of the remaining ingredients.
  3. Bring the chili to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Enjoy!

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Get the original Cincinnati Chili recipe with noodles here.

See all of my Soups, Stews and Chili Recipes.

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