Make Coffee Your Secret Ingredient

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Bakers often use coffee in brownies and cakes to bring out the chocolate flavor. But coffee works just as well in savory recipes — especially slow-cooked dishes like Food Network Magazine's Slow-Cooker Chili. Try adding a shot to tomato sauce, gravy or stew, and if you don't have brewed coffee, just dilute a little instant espresso.

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