Serve leftovers tucked into taco shells or tortillas for quick-to-fix tacos.
For Tex-Mex toppers, try shredded coconut, rice and pecans. In the Texas panhandle and into New Mexico, this is called a "pile-on."
Ready-to-heat meals are always welcome in homes with new babies. Pack chili in one- or two-serving-size containers and freeze. Label the containers with the contents and add whimsical baby stickers before packing in a pretty gift bag.