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A Look At Terlingua’s Chili Origins

September 29, 2022 | By Traces of Texas

The so-called Great Chili Confrontation started on Oct. 21, 1967, when journalists H. Allen Smith and Wick Fowler met in Terlingua for a cookoff to decide who could make the best chili.

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