KATHY HIRDLER'S FIRE CAMP CHILI
100 lb pinto beans
48 large onions, chopped
4 C jalapeno chilies with juice
40 lb meat (ham, sausage, pork, bacon ends, ground beef, etc)
4 C chili powder
salt to taste
Soak beans overnight, then raise to a boil on high heat.
Add all ingredients and simmer until tender (about 6 hours).
Add water as necessary. Stir occasionally. Makes 60 gallons.
Serves 1200 approximately.