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A Mother And Daughter Friendly Debate: Is There A Place For Macaroni In Chili?

A love of chili and a friendly mother-daughter debate over whether to add macaroni prompted this WHYsconsin question from the daughter Johanna Nelson, of Wausau: "Chili is a favorite in Wisconsin, and everyone has their treasured recipes. Some have noodles, others not. It’s highly contested. Is there a right way?"

This story is part of Wisconsin Life and WPR's WHYsconsin project. What have you always wondered about Wisconsin, its people or its culture that you want WHYsconsin to look into? You ask the questions, and we find the answers!

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