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Old 05-10-2009, 09:45 PM   #1
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Balancing Coriander

I've added a bit too much coriander to some pinto beans I'm cooking. Is there another seasoning I can add to balance it out? I tried cumin and chili powder and they work alright, but it's still a bit strong.


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Old 05-10-2009, 10:13 PM   #2
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Maybe some lime juice? A dash of sugar?

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Old 05-10-2009, 10:18 PM   #3
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More pinto beans and more water.
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Old 05-11-2009, 03:57 AM   #4
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I'm out of pinto beans and don't have any citrus fruit or sugar (although the coriander already tastes like lemons, so I don't think I'd add citrus on top of it).

Dag nabbit. I'm on a two month self dare to eat vegan. If I could just throw in a bit of smoked sausage, that'd clear it up immediately. Now I actually have to learn how seasonings work rather than just getting lucky on guesses.
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