2 medium stalk celery, chopped                   
1 large onion, chopped
2 (16 oz.) cans unsalted tomatoes    
1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce                
1 lb. ground hamburger, cooked       
2 (30 oz.) cans kidney beans, rinsed & drained OR 6¼ cups cooked kidney beans (1 pkg. dry kidney beans)
1/2 to 1 1/2 tsp. chili powder, to taste
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. pepper
5 cups water
Combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil (large bubbles forming). Reduce to medium heat (bubbling lightly).  Cook partially covered for 3 to 3 ½ hours, stirring occasionally.  Refrigerate leftovers. Chili can be frozen in single serving containers or a large container.

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