Of all the one-pot dishes you might make this holiday season, I’ll argue that a big ol’ batch of chili is the easiest. There’s no roux involved. It doesn’t require sourcing or cleaning seafood. It’s fun to serve with a topping bar. And it’s universally beloved by kids and adults.
Chili is so fast and easy that sometimes I make it too much, so I’ve been working on keeping it interesting.
Here are five ways to enliven your chili habit as you head into frenzied holiday entertaining. Enjoy.