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How To Cure A Molcajete

How to Cure a Molcajete, How To Care For It , and An Unbeatable Salsa Recipe

Do you know what the secret to flavourful and authentic Mexican salsas and guacamole is? A molcajete. This kitchen tool has been an important one in the history of Mexico and its culinary culture. Made from basalt (or volcanic stone) the molcajete (or mortar) and tejolote (or pestle) will give your Mexican dishes that authentic and rustic flavour that can typically only be found in the most traditional kitchens. A molcajete truly is a must in your kitchen. Even if you don't normally make Mexican salsas or dishes, this heavy stone mortar and pestle can be used in preparing so many international foods. But before you get busy in the kitchen you have a little work to do in preparing the molcajete. It's not difficult work but you will have to put some muscle work into it. I wrote a step-by-step guide on how to cure (or season) a brand new molcajete, and you can use the tips for ... read more

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Food Photography: Food Porn Websites and Tips

Food Photography: Food Porn Websites and Tips

The day a food blogger gets his or her first acceptance notice from a food porn website is a very happy one. We do a happy dance, smile, pat ourselves on the back, tell our family, friends, and readers about it. The day a food blogger gets his or her first denial notice from a food porn website is not a happy one. Perhaps they ... read more