I am not much of a cook, but I am learning. This may be a stupid question, but....
Soak the split peas overnight.
Add all ingredients including 6 cups of water to crock pot
cook on low for 8 hours.
Is smoked paprika with the other spices? Does it really matter if it is smoked or not?
Where do you find the canned chipotle chilies?
I am anxious to try it. I am not sure if the kids will like it or not, so I may just make one recipe for me. They can try it and if they do like it, I will double the recipe next time and share!