There is one fact about that popular, spicy concoction we call chili (or chili con carne) that should be cleared up right from the very start–it did not come from Mexico. If there is any doubt of what the citizenry of our southernmost neighbors think of this dish, one needs only to consult the Diccionario […]
Tolbert’s Original Red Chili Recipe is by Frank X. Tolbert, from his book, *A Bowl of Red,* published by Texas A&M University Press, 1953.
This recipe should not be confused as an attempt to replicate Wolf Brand Chili.
This chili recipe was so requested that Mrs. Johnson had it printed on cards suitable for mailing.
Included are the five “ways” for ordering this chili, which is usually served over spaghetti.
This is said to be the original recipe for the chili served at the highly popular Bob Pool’s Chili Joint in Dallas, Texas.
This recipe adaptation comes from the research library of the Institute of Texan Cultures.