Great chili recipes don't always have to incorporate meat as an ingredient. There are numerous recipes for vegetarian chili that are so flavorful and so satisfying, that the omission of meat is hardly noticed.
Kitchen Tips and Techniques: Chili | Preparing Basic Chili Ingredients | Storing Leftover Ingredients
Kitchen Tips and Techniques: Chili
Fully develop the flavor of homemade chili by browning the meat along with the spices and onions.