Ask any home cook about the right way to make chili, and you can bet you'll hear some strong opinions. Beans or no beans? Noodles or not? Check out these regional chili recipes as unique as the states that inspire them.
Everyone who tastes my chili comments that it is restaurant-quality. It’s especially good with homemade corn bread. In Springfield, Illinois, they spell chili with two L’s, making it the“Chilli Capital of the Civilized World.” —Shannon Wright