ChiliLabs.com Black Shack Chili Checklist
updated Feb 17, 2012

Meats 4 lbs
___ 1.3 lb lean ground meat; burger, pork, lamb, etc.
___ 1.3 lb cheap steak in 1/4" to 1/2" squares
___ 1.3 lb pork tenderloin in 1/4" to 1/2" squares
         (meat variations are encouraged)

Secret Ingredient
___ 2 bottles of Wachusett Brewery Black Shack Porter
         (Or similar dark, full flavored beer)

Veggies
___ 1 medium white onion, chopped
___ 2-3 tablespoons chopped garlic

Spices
___ chili powder, actual measure = 3.7 oz = 9 tbl
___ white pepper, to taste
___ black pepper, to taste
___ red pepper, actual measure = 1 tbl
___ cumin, actual measure = 1.5 tbl
___ salt, to taste
___ (hot) hungarian paprika, actual measure = less than 1 tbl
___ oregano, preferably mexican, actual measure = 1-2 tbl

Tomato Based Items
___ 2 small cans of tomato paste
___ 1 large salsa 16-20 oz
___ 1 small can crushed tomato, optional

Miscellaneous
___ 1 can cooked black beans, alternate is pinto beans
___ 1 package 8-12 oz, shredded cheese
         (Monterey Jack or Mexican Blend)