My friend, Karen Calanchini of Redding, CA originally tested this delicious version of Cincinnati Chili for my cookbook. Karen says, “This is truly a fantastic recipe and I have shared it with so many people who gave it to their kids, all with great reviews.”
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Cincinnati Chili Recipe – Version 2
Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Cincinnati chili lovers order their chili by number in the Chili Parlors – Two, Three, Four, or Five Way. Let your guest create their own final product:
Two-Way Chili: Chili served on spaghetti
Three-Way Chili: Additionally topped with shredded Cheddar cheese
Four-Way Chili: Additionally topped with chopped onions
Five-Way Chili: Additionally topped with kidney beans
Source: Recipe adapted and used with permission from the book The Great Big Book of Chili by Tom Bailie, published by America House LLC.