Winter is the perfect time to stay indoors and curl up with a bowl of homemade chili and a side of skillet cornbread. Both chili and cornbread can be designed to your exact taste preferences: spicy, mild, meat, vegetarian, basic or complex. A simmering pot of chili is your invitation to create new ways of serving this classic winter stew. Pair it with your favorite cornbread recipe or one of our five below. Bake cornbread in a skillet, a glass pan or individual muffins. Whatever you choose, it’s sure to be the epitome of cold-weather comfort.
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