This cornerstone of Tex-Mex chili is much beloved and much debated about. Chili has a life of its own and comes in a wide range of flavors and styles. Food historians believe it originated in San Antonio, Texas, but it’s taken on different characteristics as it’s travelled across America from region to region, or even from house to house. While we offer recipes for guidance, feel free to add an herb or spice—or a chile pepper—that you think might be missing. Create your own pot of chili today and tuck in to a comfort food favorite!