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this is a great recipe , but I tweaked it a bit ,needed more beef flavor , I added about 6 beef bouillon cubes , and fresh cropped tomatoes . Also for great color - and flavor I added about a cup of corn , more or less to your taste . When I tell people there is cinnamon and honey in this chili they are intrigued

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avpfr May 12, 2010

This is excellent chili if you are looking for a different recipe. My family gets tired of the same old dinners so I wanted to find a different recipe to an old favorite. I made this for my teenage son and his friend and they both ate 2 big bowls and loved it. It is not as spicy as you would think so if you like a kick to your chili you may want to increase the jalepenos. The sweet taste offsets some of the spice. I was reluctant to make this because I thought the combination of cinnamon and honey would be bad but it was outstanding. My family has asked me to make this again but to turn up the heat.

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susan_ways January 20, 2009

Excellent chili recipe. Here are a few variations that I enjoy - I use a yellow pepper (sweet), add a some cooked tofu (you won't even know it's there, and it's good for you!) and I throw in about 1/2 cup of sweet basil tomato sauce. Yummy!

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UFShutterbabe October 01, 2005

I made this chili on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon in October, and it was exactly what we were looking for. I made a few modifications - only used one can of beans, and added an 8 oz can of tomato sauce for a richer base flavor. I agree with the other posters who say the heat gets lost - I added an extra jalapeno as well as extra chili powder, but next time will probably use 3 jalapenos, 3 tsp. chili powder and throw in a tsp cayenne for good measure. This worked great with some cheddar sprinkled on top and some cornbread on the side. Thanks for a great recipe - have definitely put into regular rotation!!

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carlykate October 03, 2010

I was looking for a recipe to use peppadew peppers (piquant sweet pepper) and this seemed worth an experiment. I used the peppadews instead of the jalpenos and took out the cinnamon, other that that recipe as written, this is on our favorites list now and will be quite the regular. Can't wait to have it again, thanks

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foxieschic May 03, 2008

My husband and I love chili and we like trying different chili recipes. This one is very different. It tasted sweeter than I thought it would, even though the title does say "sweet". It sort of exceeded my expectation in that regard. All-in-all, very flavorful and something I would make again, when I was in the mood for something different. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

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ratherbeswimmin' March 02, 2008

Very tasty! Thanks:)

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billye.townsend January 30, 2008

Loved it! Palate explosion! 1/2 ed Cinnamon and added a few sprinkles of ginger. Next time we will also add Hunts Tomato sauce. Will add this to our mix of regular meals. Great recipe find!!!!

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hassebl November 17, 2007

very nice recipe, i added alittle extra chilipowder, ommited the beans and jalapeno peppers (for my personal tastes) and added a little bit of tomatoe sauce, next time will only use about a 1/4 of a cup of honey because of the missing beans and we only use 1 lb of meat to feed three, it was alittle too sweet for the boys, but fine for me :) , df and my boyfriend added some jalapeno sauce to it afterwards and said it was very good, does go very well with cornbread

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Michelle_My_Belle March 19, 2007

I am not usually a chili fan, but my friend wanted to do a chili cook off so I tried this one... First it won the contest, and now I am a big fan of chili!! I substituted 1 lb of ground beef and 1 lb of italian sausage, and did one yellow and one orange bell pepper, and instead of 2 cans of chili beans I did one and one can of maple cured bacon baked beens. So good!!!! I am going to make another batch this weekend.

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deggling December 04, 2006
1 Spicy Sweet Honey Chili