Title: PECOS RIVER BOWL OF RED
Yield: 6 servings
1. Melt the lard, butter, or drippings in a large heavy pot over
medium heat. add the onions and cook until they are translucent.
2. Combine the meat with the garlic, ground chili, and cumin. Add this
meat-and-spice mixture to the pot. Break up any lumps with a fork and
cook, stirring accasionally, until the meat is evenly browned.
3. Stir in the water and salt. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat
and simmer, uncovered, for about 2 1/2 to 3 hours, stirring
occasionally, until the meat is very tender and the flavors are well
blended. Add more water if necessary. Taste and adjust seasonings.