Saute' onions, garlic, and chopped peppers in 4 Tblspns of peanut oil or bacon grease. Add the meat & cook until browned. Add other ingredients except the cumin. Stir constantly until it reaches a boil. Boil for 3-5 minutes then lower heat and cook, stirring often. After cooking for 10 minutes add 1 Tblspn of cumin and stir it in. Cook for 1 hour on simmer then add the remnaining cumin. Cook for 15 minutes more and serve! This the recipe for my own AMBUSH CHILI, that has won in many cook-offs, and is retired from competition. The new recipe is called Ambush-2 Chili and has been entered now, in some dozen cookoffs and has placed each time including 3 1st's! "CHILI RULE #1: NEVER USE BEANS IN CHILI! THEY ARE A SIDE DISH, NOT PART OF CHILI!" I believe this is from dandy Don Huston, down Floriday way... Reposted by Bud Cloyd ----