Cincinnati Chili


1 quart water
2 lbs lean hamburger
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cumin seed or ground cumin
2 large chopped onions
1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
1 toe garlic
2 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp black pepper
tsp red pepper or chili pepper
1 tbsp salt
1 tsp ground allspice
1 6-oz can tomato paste
1 tbsp cider vinegar
3 large bay leaves


Makes 10-12 servings.

Serving suggestions

Oyster crackers on the side add a nice touch. They can be used to absorb the tasty juices left behind.

Recipe credited to Yvonne Wilt, formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio.