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Texas Roadhouse Chili

This is Texas chili and that means no beans. It's also insanely good. Boot scootin' good. Print this Recipe Order Spice Blends Ingredients 7 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 2 pounds beef chuck, cut into 1-inch cubes or beef stew meat, cubed 1 1/4 pounds pork shoulder, cut into 3/4-inch cubes, or pork stew meat, cubed 2 pounds lean ground beef 2 cups diced yellow onion (about 2 medium onions) 8 cloves garlic, diced and smashed 4 cups water or stock/broth 12 ounces beer 3 tablespoons Smiling Coyote Farm Pure Chile Powder 3 tablespoons Smiling Coyote Farm Smoky Southwest Blend 3 ½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided Method Combine Pure Chile Powder and Smoky Southwest in a small bowl, mix well. Heat 7-quart Dutch oven over medium-high heat until very hot.  Add 3 tablespoons oil, heat until hot but not smoking. Add beef chuck or stew meat, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon spice mix. Stir to combine. Continue cooking, stirring frequently, browning exterior

Featured for Market: September 14, 2019

Pure Chile Powder Heading into Fall with football season cranking up means good times and good food. Our Pure Chile Powder helps you score touchdowns and get rave reviews for food and snacks. What is it? It's chile powder but that term is confusing because there are "chili" powders, "chile" powders, as well as chili mixes, seasonings, and more. Pure Chile Powder is pure chilies, ground. It's not a mix or blend of spices. It's just chilies. Most culinary sources describe the difference between chili powder and chile powder something like this: Chili (with an I) is a stew-like dish made using chilies known as chili con carne. Many in Texas refer to it as "a bowl of red." Chili Powder, chili mix, chili seasoning or similar terms are blends of different spices including chilies but also contain salt, garlic, cumin, and other herbs of spices used to make chili con carne. Chile (with an E) refers to the plant and its fruit including

What is Watermelon Dust?

"What is Watermelon Dust?" you say. Watermelon Dust isn't really a spice blend, which is what most of our herb/spice products are, it's a table condiment. That's something added to food by the diner, ad lib, as a flavor enhancer. Watermelon Dust is a very special table condiment in the spirit of salsa en polvo. Salsa en polvo is a popular (ubiquitous) condiment in Latin countries where fresh fruit is part of the culture. It's liberally applied to street food, fruit brought home from the market, and just about anything else that makes its way on to the table. Salsa en polvo is popular in the US as well. Sprinkle Watermelon Dust, and other examples of salsa en polvo, on mango and melons as well as many other fruits and vegetables including cucumber and jicama. It’s even used in micheladas. There are many applications for salsa en polvo and that's one reason for its popularity. Smiling Coyote Farm Watermelon Dust is tangy, very mildly spicy, and i

Featured for Market: September 7, 2019

Holiday Blend Yes, as summer winds down and we look forward to Fall, our thoughts naturally move toward upcoming family events and holiday meals. We begin thinking about holiday food and drink favorites, time with family and friends, and do a little planning. In that spirit we offer Holiday Blend as our featured item this week at a reduced price: $5.00 / jar. That's a dollar off and a really good deal. Why? Quality and freshness of ingredients is key to artisanal spice blending. We've spent decades growing, and seeking what we cannot grow here, the finest in herbs and spices. Our confidence is high that the spices going into Holiday Blend are the highest quality and freshest available. We stand by that with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Starting with highest quality, fresh whole spices, we formulate, process, and package fresh for Market and fresh to order. This ensures you obtain the highest concentration of flavor and longest shelf life possible in Holiday Blen