Miles Davis’s Famous Chili Recipe -

Jazz legend Miles Davis? That dude could cook. He could cook in the studio, on stage, and in the kitchen. One of his favorite dishes to make was a chili recipe he concocted through practice and improvisation: Miles’s South Side Chicago Chili Mack. Here’s the ingredients list:

1/4 lb. suet (beef fat)

1 large onion

1 lb. ground beef

1/2 lb. ground veal

1/2 lb. ground pork

salt and pepper

2 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. chili powder

1 tsp. cumin seed

2 cans kidney beans, drained

1 can beef consommé


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