It occurred to me as I was ladling the vegan chili into containers to refrigerate that I had completely forgotten the kidney beans! Ah well, no great loss... beans aren't my favourite part of chili anyway. The meat and chunks of tomato tend to be what I enjoy.
The "veggie crumbles" worked out pretty well, though I had to make up for the fact that they aren't spicy at all. Since I usually use spicy Italian sausage for about half the meat when I make chili (the rest is just ground beef), this wouldn't be as spicy without adding extra heat in other ways. I tasted this batch as I was putting it away, and it was very tasty.
The pork smelled incredibly good this morning; I guess I did OK in my choice of ingredients.
I'm a little behind on eating, since I never really had a proper dinner Saturday. I suspect I'll catch up eventually.