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Old 11-07-2006, 02:46 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by elmoeugene
I accidently poured too much cayenne pepper in my chili. Is there anything i can now add to lessen the effect or do I throw it out and start over?

All you can do is make another batch (or half batch) without any cayenne and combine them. Chili freezes well.

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Old 11-07-2006, 03:03 PM   #12
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Something else you could try would be to add a quantity of cooked rice or pasta to your too-hot chili. You could even add a quantity of shredded cheese along with the starch & turn the whole thing into a casserole. Yes, it will still be hot, but the cheese & the pasta or rice should cut things down a bit. Something else that will cut the heat will be to serve it topped with a goodly dollop of sour cream - dairy is a great heat breaker.

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