Monday, November 18, 2013
The holidays are more than a couple days—it’s a season and there are many other occasions beyond the celebrations when getting together for a casual meal is the perfect thing. Maybe you have houseguests, kids home from college, or are hosting an after-ice skating gathering—a simmering pot of chili is just what you need.
Chili has always been an ideal dish for casual entertaining, perfect for leaving on a low burner while family and friends help themselves. But these days every host is familiar with the difficulties of cooking for a crowd: half your guests demand meat, but the rest? Vegetarians, vegans, gluten allergies, Paleo diets—it’s a complicated world.