1983 -Harold Timber World Champion Chili

byHarold Timber


Harold Timber, the Glacial Lakes Regional Champion, placed his name in the record book and took home the $25,000 first-place check as the 1983 World's Champion. Fred Drexel, the 1980 champion was second; Fred Wieland, the Shriners Regional Champ, took third place, fourth went to the Sierra Nevada Champ Darrel Beller and fifth was Santos Menchaca, the Nevada State Champion.


In a small sauce pan dissolve in 2 cups warm water:
1 tablespoon sugar
8 oz beef consomme
2 teaspoons oregano
2 tablespoons paprika
2 tablespoons cumin
1 tablespoon celery salt
7 tablespoons Gebhardt Chili Powder
2 tablespoons MSG
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon Mole (paste)

When this is dissolved, add to a 6 quart cooking pot and keep at a lite boil.

In a frying pan, in a little Wesson Oil, saute:
2 lbs Beef Chuck, cut by hand into 3/8 cubes
2 lbs Top Round of beef coarsely ground
2 lbs Pork Butt medium ground
Add this to the above pot.
Saute in a little Wesson Oil:
3 cups finely minced onion
2 Tablespoons fresh garlic, finely minced


Add to the above pot along with 1 cup chopped green chilies.

Then add: 20 oz Hunts Tomato Sauce Bring the pot to a boil and 1 can beer.

Simmer uncovered for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours stirring occasionally.

Let stand for 1/2 hour and skim off excess grease.

Correct seasoning to taste.

Thicken with Masa Harina in warm water to suitable consistency.

Cover and let stand 1 hour before serving.