Season 1, Ep. 111
Learn to replicate fall-off-the-bone Chicago-style ribs and discover the secrets to Cincinnati’s unique chili. We’ll also reveal the winner of our cheddar cheese taste test.
Warm spices and a host of unexpected garnishes lend this regional chili its unique flavor. We wondered if we could recreate this Midwestern dish in our test kitchen.
Chicago ribs are typically smoked at about 200 degrees for at least eight hours. This slow-and-low cooking method delivers the moist, tender meat that defines Chicago ribs.
Supermarket cheddar cheeses can be pale imitations of authentic farmhouse cheddars, but they are cheap and widely available. Some are even worth eating.