And always check your spice jars.
Today at lunch I took out a tupperware of white bean chili and couldn’t stomach more than two bites. It requires a small amount of cloves, so I thought a sprinkle would be okay. However, the jar did not have a sprinkle cap, and way more cloves tumbled into the pot. I thought adding more ingredients to counteract it would save the chili, but no such luck.
However, the masa cornbread that I made to go with it (pictured above, I think I subconsciously knew the chili would turn out badly) turned out great. Go figure.