February 21, 1991 |
You can take your passion for chili just so far, but C. V. (Woody) Wood, originator of the chili that has been on the menu of the Rangoon Racquet Club in Beverly Hills since 1973, has surpassed the limits. Ask his actress wife, Joanne Dru. She'll tell you: "I'm chili-ed out." And her husband's reaction? "Our chili kitchen (he pronounces it chee-lee) at home cost more than the house. That should tell you something," admits Wood sheepishly. Still, his passion has paid off in more ways than one. C.
January 23, 1997 |
DEAR SOS: Some time ago, I asked you to try to obtain Black Angus Restaurant's marvelous chili bean soup. I also kept looking and found an almost perfect match in the Junior League of Albuquerque's "Simply Simpatico" cookbook. It is delicious and, oh, so easy. Here it is. --MRS. F.B. DEAR MRS. F.B.: The soup is wonderful for a chilly chili night. Thanks for looking after all of us chili soup fans.