Brown and drain stew meat and hamburger meat separately and add to stock pot.
Add minced garlic to meats while hot to infuse the garlic flavor.
Next, add two cans of chili beans(not drained), tomato sauce plus 2 cans of water, onion, dry seasonings and stir into mixture. Cook on low heat for 2 hours or....transfer mixture to crock pot and slow cook for 6-8 hours. Make sure to keep checking liquid level and add water as necessary.
Serve with options of cheese, crackers, and sour cream.