Making your own home made chili is a breeze. Chili con carne means chili with meat. It’s a simple and easy as cooking gets. Everything gets thrown in a pot and left to cook for a while.Home made chili is a hundred times better than a store bought meal. You know what went into it and you can adjust the heat to suit your families tastes. This particular version is fairly mild, but if you prefer a hotter chili, just increase the amount of chillies and spices. This recipe serves 6 people. A good family meal with some leftovers. That’s another great thing about chili: it makes wonderful leftovers. I prefer to make my own chili powder and use fresh chillies, but if you are using ready-made chili powder, that will work..... Continue reading.