Down with noodles, chili snobs unite

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By Jerianne Strange

 I am a chili snob. I admit it.

Growing up, chili was a combination of ground beef, kidney beans, tomatoes and seasoning. It was a comforting and known dish my mom served often enough, a dish I shared at friends’ homes and occasionally ordered when eating out.

Imagine my surprise when – on my first trip to Kentucky – I ordered a bowl of chili only to have it come with noodles mixed in it.

Noodles! Spaghetti, to be exact!

I looked at my not-yet-then husband and said: “There’s spaghetti in my chili.”

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