my chili is cooked at 1:00 pm, i want to eat at 5:00 pm, do i put it in the fridge for 4 hours?
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Yes. I would refrigerate until 4:00, take it out and then around 4:30 slowly bring back to heat. With the rest it will actually improve in flavor.