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For Father's Day, Willie Geist shares his dad's spicy one-pot chili recipe

by Willie Geist / / Source: TODAY

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This is a classic comfort dish that reminds me of spending a long day at home with my family. My dad’s “Gonzo Chili” simmers on the stove and everyone gets up for more until it’s gone.

Full disclosure: I had never made this before I did so on live national television, but the reaction from Al, Natalie, Tamron, Kathie Lee, and Hoda suggested I may have pulled it off. After all, my dad says two things about his chili: 1) Whatever you throw in from the fridge and the cabinet at home, it always turns out good. And 2) Properly prepared, it should make you perspire.

Willie Geist shares his dad's recipe for spicy one-pot chili
TODAY Show: Willie Geist shares his dad's recip for spicy one-pot chili. -- June 15, 2015Samantha Okazaki / TODAY
Willie Geist shares his dad's recip for spicy one-pot chili
TODAY Show: Willie Geist shares his dad's recip for spicy one-pot chili. -- June 15, 2015Samantha Okazaki / TODAY
Bill Geist's Gonzo Chili

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