|Seven Brides for Seven Brothers|
This can't end well...
Our dinner menu, inspired by the movie:
Wick Fowler's Two-Alarm Chili
1 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (half that for one alarm and omit for false alarm)
8 tbs chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
2 cups of water
1 1/2 tbs dried onion
1 tsp paprika
2 tsp salt
4 tsp masa harina (corn meal) mixed with water to form a smooth paste
Brown meat. Add cayenne, chili powder, cumin, tomato sauce, water, onion, paprika and salt. Cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Skim fat off the top. Add masa harina paste. Stir and cook 30 minutes more.
Serves 4 to 6
Serve with Sweet Country Cornbread
1 cup milk
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
Heat oven to 400. Grease bottom and sides of round pan 9 inch pan or square 8 inch or 12 muffins. Mix milk, butter and egg in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients just until moistened (batter will be lumpy) Pour batter into pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick comes out clean.
Set the table with sour cream, hot sauce, green onions and Granny's Sweet Tea for the perfect meal.
Granny's Sweet Tea
5 regular bags Lipton Tea
6 cups of water (reserve 1 cup)
1 1/2 cups white sugar
Pour five cups of boiling water over tea bags and let steep 9 minutes. In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup of water and sugar to a boil then simmer until the sugar is dissolved (2-4 minutes). Remove from heat and let cool.
Combine steeped tea with 2 quarts of water and add the simple syrup for sweet tea perfection.