Emergency, please help asap!
Hopefully my title doesn't come out in the huge font it appears to have defaulted to.
Anyway... dh made this wonderful, tasty vegetarian chili to bring to a pot-luck tonight, that has one significant problem...you probably guessed by now....it is WAY too spicy to bring for a group of nine whose tastes we don't yet know (I eat things medium-spicy, and I'd probably only be willing to have a couple spoonfuls, myself). He made it in a crockpot so wasn't tasting and didn't realize...
Anyway, we're due to bring this in two hours. He is at the store right now picking up some bread to bring with it, and if there is any magic ingredient we could add to de-spice it, I can call him and have him get it! He is very opposed to adding water since the current consistency is one he very much likes. Any an all ideas gratefully considered!
If you don't want to dilute it with broth, tomato sauce or water, how about serving it with a lot of sour cream?
Thank you all for your speed, I clicked on the other thread and you're right, there are a ton of suggestions there!!
Since dh is the one who did all the work of making it I'll have to see which he feels most comfortable with....I have a feeling he'll go for either chocolate or peanut butter :-) But since this will be a supermarket cell phone conversation, if one or two of the ideas worked particularly well, TDQ, I would love to know which, to narrow down our choices!
DH came home before I could reach him. Of all the ingredients suggested in that other thread, the only two we have on hand are lemon and cocoa powder. Do you think we could use both, or is that not a combination that would work well together? (we do have some granulated brown sugar too, but concerned it wouldn't dissolve quickly, or that it would turn the cocoa powder into tasting too much like cocoa!)
Personally, I'd just add canned beans, and maybe a bit more tomato sauce or other liquid to dilute it.