In the meantime, make the chili. Heat some oil in a large pan and sauté the onion for about 2 minutes. Then add the garlic and cook it for one more minute. Add the the tomato paste, the chili and paprika powder, and cook for 2 minutes. Now add the liquid smoke (if using), the cumin, the diced tomatoes, the oregano, the kidney beans, the black beans, and the corn. Simmer for 10 minutes.