Big Ed's Whup Yo' Ass Chili
1 lg onion, chopped
6 garlic cloves, chopped
2 c rendered beef kidney suet
2 1/2 lb extra lean chuck beef, cubed
1 lb ham, cubed
2 c water
1 t cumin, ground
2 t oregano
1 c red chili pulp *or*
6 T chili powder
1 T salt, To Taste
Cook onion and garlic in rendered beef suet until onion is limp and yellow.
Add beef and ham and cook, stirring often, until it is a uniform gray color.
Add water, mix well, simmer one to one and a half hours.
Add cumin, oregano, chili pulp or powder, and salt to meat mixture.
Stir ring frequently to prevent sticking, simmer for an additional hour.