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Default Chili sans-carne

On Sun, 06 Jun 2021 22:31:28 -0400, Michael Trew >

>On 6/4/2021 8:29 PM, cshenk wrote:
>> John Lorbal wrote:
>>> On Friday, June 4, 2021 at 11:39:06 AM UTC-4, Michael Trew wrote:
>>>> On 6/3/2021 3:50 PM, Dave Smith wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, 03 Jun 2021 08:15:39 -0600, US
>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>> On Thu, 03 Jun 2021 01:03:27 -0400, Michael
>>>> > >> wrote:
>>>>>>> I made my typically chili con carne from my pre-war Better
>>>> Homes/Gardens>>> cook book, but I decided to nix half of the cost
>>>> of the dish and make it>>> without ground beef this time;
>>>> vegetarian if you will. Substituted>>> butter/olive oil for the
>>>> fat and started off frying garlic/onions, then>>> adding crushed
>>>> tomatoes, green pepper and seasoning; finally lots of>>>
>>>> kidney/pinto/black beans.>>>
>>>>>>> Honestly, I didn't feel that it was missing much of anything
>>>> without the>>> ground beef... it maybe halved the cost, which was
>>>> a nice bonus. Other>>> than adding a lot of beans, does anyone
>>>> have useful tips on "vegetarian>>> chili"?
>>>>>> There are many, many recipes (of all kinds) for vegetarian chili
>>>> on>> the Internet.
>>>>> Ok, that's the end of RFC. It's all on the Internet already. ou
>>>> Agreed... I'd much rather read posts of people sharing ideas about
>>>> FOOD, as opposed to more "they're here" or Kuthe garbage.
>>>> Otherwise, why is anyone here?
>>>> Then again, I suppose another purpose of Usenet is to harass
>>>> others... lol
>>> You could also try corn kernels in your veggie chili. I have a zany
>>> idea. Why not just toss in some whole corn on the cobs?
>>> That might be fun. When done, let them cool a bit, and then spoon
>>> some chili on the bite you're going to take. Messy but different.
>>> Corn is these days a tad too sweet for me though; peas? Same thing.
>>> Carrots? Maybe.

>> Why not add mushrooms and let it be what it is? The mushrooms will cook
>> to a toothsome bit that the meat added.

>I'm not a picky eater, but I have a thing about mushrooms. Mainly a
>texture issue... that's really the only standard food item that's a no
>go for me.

Buy dehy 'shrooms, all varieties are available. Then powder them and
the texture is gone but the flavor is there.