Most versions sacrifice flavor for blistering heat. We wanted to sweat, all right, but we also wanted deep, complex chile pepper flavor.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
As the name implies, five-alarm chili should be spicy enough to make you break a sweat, but it has to have rich, deep chile flavor as well. We used a combination of dried anchos, smoky chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, fresh jalapenos, and ch...