The New England Regional Chili Cook-Off - WFSB 3 Connecticut

The New England Regional Chili Cook-Off

The 2013 New England Regional Chili Cook Off

MAY 4, 2013

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pleasant View 452 South Rd/RT 83 Somers,CT

*ALL money goes to Somers FD and Patriot Guard Riders CT


Admission is only $7 and 2 canned goods

Family fun for everyone with all four current world champions attending



Mad Mike's Killer Chili People's Choice recipe


2 Lbs 70/30 ground hamburger

1 Tube sausage

5 pieces bacon

1 onion chopped fine

3 tomatoes chopped fine

1 green, red, yellow, 3 jalapeno pepper chopped fine.

2 clove garlic smashed

2 7 oz cans Goya tomato sauce

4 T cumin

1 t each of New Mex hot and mild chili powder

1 t each of California hot and mild chili powder


Add bacon to a 4 qt pot. Cook until crisp…reserve the bacon, leaving the oil in the pot.

Add hamburger and tube sausage and cook until ¾'s way done.

Add all of the vegetables cook for 15 minutes.

Add the tomato sauce.

Cook for 45 minutes

Add chili powder's

Adjust for salt or heat