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Super Bowl menu could include team-inspired chili creations

"The beautiful thing about it is chili and football go hand in hand," Temple says, noting Hormel was a partner with the NFL as far back as the 1950s. "At tailgates or with friends at a viewing party or wherever, it is easy to accommodate a larger crowd."

A one-pan chili with maximum flavor starts with toasted rice

We started by toasting and simmering the rice, flavoring it with lime zest and juice to brighten it up. We then transferred it to individual serving bowls, which we kept warm in a low oven.

A one-pan chili with maximum flavor starts with toasted rice

While the rice cooked, we prepared our ingredients for a quick but flavorful chili. We found that treating ground beef with salt and baking soda ensured that it would remain moist and tender, even with a short cooking time. Blooming ground cumin, minced garlic, and chipotle chile powder boosted their potency, which contributed complex flavor to the finished chili.

A one-pan chili with maximum flavor starts with toasted rice

We started by toasting and simmering the rice, flavoring it with lime zest and juice to brighten it up. We then transferred it to individual serving bowls, which we kept warm in a low oven.

To cook a center-cut tenderloin, we use a reverse-sear

Tying the roast at intervals with kitchen twine made it more compact and helped give it an even shape, which promoted even cooking. To up the tenderloin's mild flavor and help it hold on to its juices, we salted the roast before cooking. A smear of softened butter added before cooking also helped counteract the leanness and mildness of this cut with a minimum of fuss.

Sustainable Living

Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet

"The evidence is not as strong as it seems to be," Ioannidis said.

Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get color boosts

"People used to get all the coloring all over their fingers. We now kind of laugh at that," said Richard Matoian, executive director of the American Pistachio Growers, a trade association.

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