'Super Bowl Chilis' on Serious Eats

Cheesy Chili Mac

Here's a really important question: why doesn't chili-mac always come with extra cheesy-goo? It's easy to do. Just make a simple ground beef chili (you can take or leave the canned beans as you see fit), add it to a simple stovetop mac and cheese (evaporated milk makes that really easy), then bake the whole thing off with extra cheese. More

Vegetarian Chili

When it comes to chili, I am a man with opinions. I had my first awakening in college with the kind of strict, fundamentalist Texas chili that eschews both beans and tomatoes. For years I just assumed that was the final word on the subject, and I annoyed friends and relatives if any chili didn't meet those specifications. Luckily, I've lightened up over the years, and have come to even appreciate the Cincinnati-style chili that I grew up on. But vegetarian chili? Can such a thing even exist? More

Cook the Book: Chili

"All along I had been searching for a chili that tasted like chiles, and this one was it." [Photograph: Caroline Russock] Recently I have been craving nothing but spicy food—really spicy food. Not just hot sauce spicy but tingling, lip-burning,... More

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