1Brown the beef, put in diced onions about halfway through, then reduce heat and cover
In 4-cup Pyrex measuring cup, or whatever, put in the diced tomatoes and RoTel. Add water to make it 4 cups (one-quart). Or you can just eyeball it in the pot.
Drain the beef/onions, pour into big pot
Pour the tomato/RoTel/water mixture into pot
Add beans, chili powder, red pepper, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, salt. Stir.
Bring to a boil.
Pour in the syrup, stir, bring back to boil. Stir.
Reduce heat to medium, stirring occasionally, for a few minutes.
Reduce heat to warm, cover and simmer for a while, until tomatoes are consistency you like.
(Optional: Add jalapeño peppers and pepper juice before simmering for extra kick, or add to individual servings. Add additional chili powder, red pepper, salt to taste)