‘Landlord won’t turn on the heat!’ Chili

Me holding a bowl of homemade chiliWith the temperatures dropping and our landlord not wanting to turn on the radiator boiler until we’re popsicles, I decided to warm the place up a bit with big ol’ pot of chili (also, Erin has a craving for it). Now everybody and their mother has a special recipe for chili. That is perfectly fine. Most, if not all, chili recipes are time tested, tenaciously tweaked and tailored to the tongue of the taster. Whether you use poultry, beef, game or forgo meat all together; battle the war of beans or no beans; or secretively sweeten rather than stay strictly savory, everyone can agree chili warms and nourishes the cold-weather beaten soul. Continue reading