Oh it was grand to see my Little Sis, her family and so many other relatives over the holidays. I am very blessed in that all of my relatives like and prepare good food, so we very much enjoyed having others cook for us on our 11 day jaunt around the Mid-Atlantic!
We made it back to TN ahead of the Polar Vortex but with the temperature cold enough to make one think about warming foods like soup and chili. All of my chili recipes include meat or a meat substitute (of which I am NOT a fan*), AND it is January after all and time to de-tox from the sugar and other excesses of the holidays…. so I made us a warm and spicy vegetable chili which is chunky and satisfying. Continue reading