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Chili help - now

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I'm making the black bean chili recipe from the Southern Living Nov. issue. I'm the kind of person that pretty much needs to follow a recipe. It seems to lack what I think would be called "depth"? It's in the simmer stage. What do I do? And I did the veggie version. I try recipes to feed my veggie brother when he visits. Husband is probably going to order pizza.

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  1. You could add a cup of dark beer or a cup of coffee if it doesn't already call for it maybe.

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    1. re: churchka

      Coffee?? Wow. OK, fresh out of dark beer (I save one for brisket but someone drank it) , so I'll go for it. Thanks

      1. re: churchka

        Thanks! The coffee did the trick! Whod'a thought?