Here are the techniques and tips you need to make the perfect bowl of chili, with complex flavors and just the right balance of spicy, sweet, and meaty flavors.
Just about everyone has an opinion on what should and should not go into chili. Beans…or absolutely no beans? Ground beef or cubed meat? Or no meat at all? Are tomatoes okay?
The debate will have to rage on. Because we’re not here to set the rules. Instead, we’ll just drop a few tips on technique, and provide some insights into how to make a great basic bowl of chili. With the basics mastered, you’re set to unleash all manner of personal preferences and prejudices on your simmering pot of pure comfort food.
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