Chili Grande with Beans

Course : Chili
Serves: 4
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4 tablespoons Bacon drippings
1 large Spanish onion -- chopped
2 Stalks celery -- chopped
1 pound Lean stew meat -- finely chopped
1 pound Rind of cooked ham -- ground fine
1 cup Water
2 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons Oregano
1 tablespoons Cayenne pepper
1 tablespoons Chili powder
2 tablespoons Cumino
1 tablespoons Salt
1 Cup Red wine
1 pound Dried pinto beans

Preparation / Directions:

Melt bacon fat in a heavy pan. Brown chopped onion and celery in it. add meat and brown it. Add ham rind and cover well with water. Add all other ingredients and bring to a boil. Add dried beans, lower heat, cook slowly until beans are done. Add water as needed. Remove some of the cooked beans, mash them, and return to chili to "tighten" it. Stir to smooth the consistency. Serve it really hot. Margaret Garland

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