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Volume 15, Number 2
January 27, 2009


Also in this section:
Scenes from Chinese New Year at ATLAPA
Results of season's first cayuco race
Junior baseball tournament
Obama's chili recipe
Library opening at Finca La Maya
Panama Jazz Festival as a social event
Treasures of Panama Tour
Monster zapallo
Dry season colors
Carnival plans taking shape
Casco Viejo Flea Markets
Fundacion San Francisco de Asis Family Fair
Toto Barcenas
A Panamanian marathoner in Houston

Obama's Chili

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • several cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground basil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 3 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • several tomatoes, depending on size, chopped
  • 1 cup red kidney beans

  • Saute onions, green pepper and garlic in olive oil until soft.
  • Add ground meat and brown.
  • Combine spices together into a mixture, then add to ground meat.
  • Add red wine vinegar.
  • Add tomatoes and let simmer, until tomatoes cook down.
  • Add kidney beans and cook for a few more minutes.
  • Serve over white or brown rice.
  • Garnish with grated cheddar cheese, onions and sour cream.

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