Now that the leaves are starting to turn, you might be ready to cook up a big pot of chili. But if you’ve ever made your bestie’s chili recipe and it just didn’t taste the same? they probably left off a secret ingredient that they just didn’t want you to have. Sporked readers are filling us in on the hush-hush add-ins they use for their signature chili, and here are some that caught our attention.
- Six- to 24-hour chopped peppers and onions marinated in chili powder, cumin, taijin and olive oil.
- Italian sausage mixed with the ground beef.
- Cream cheese
- U.K.-styled Worcestershire sauce