A great Christmas gift
My husband not only cooked dinner (chili) last night, but he also cleaned the kitchen and helped our daughter load up the dishwasher. That is the best gift I could get!
So, he made his own version of chili last night, complaining about my last batch of chili being 1, too watery, 2, being too bland, and 3, having too many huge pieces of onion in it. So I cooked the red kidney beans on the stove (after soaking them overnight) for about 3 hours til they were cooked thoroughly, and he fried up about 2 and a half pounds of ground beef with about 6-8 cloves of garlic and half of an onion chopped very thinly. He added all of them to the drained cooked beans and added crushed tomatoes (instead of using tomato sauce like I did last time) to the pot, about 2 tbsp of chili powder, 2 tsp of cumin, and salt/pepper to taste. It came out very good, but needed some more chili powder and salt. It wasn't watery this time and I think he did an excellent job on it. He's a bit camerashy and wouldn't allow me to take pictures. Bah humbug!