[Sca-cooks] Pepper in chocolate

Laura C. Minnick lcm at jeffnet.org
Tue Aug 28 06:43:48 PDT 2007

At 06:35 AM 8/28/2007, you wrote:
>In fact, the recipe I have for Cincinnati Chili calls for the addition of
>unsweetened cocoa...and what it does (along with the cinnamon and allspice)
>is to make the flavor of the chili much richer...and, with the other
>seasonings, gives the chili a sweet/hot flavor, the hot hitting you after
>you swallow, at the back of your throat.  Really nice!!

The little envelopes of prepared spices for chili and tacos have 
cocoa in them. I used to think that was weird, but it makes sense 
right now, as they are sort of a mole sauce.

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