Tag: ancho chiles

Mole de Olla

This is Mexican comfort food. I remember my Mom making a similar soup and I can tell you that this is a great way to get kids to eat their vegetables. I loved the large, flavorful pieces of zucchini, carrot and corn, even when I was 5 years […]

BASICS: Dried Chiles

I love dried ancho chiles.  They smell like spicy raisins to me.  Sweet, with a little bit of heat.  I call that ¡una combinación deliciosa! Dried chiles are a basic ingredient for most Mexican sauces.  They can be used as a main ingredient for a salsa to drizzle […]

Mole – Estilo Madison

I love my Mom’s cooking. Who doesn’t love mom’s cooking?  My Mom cooked up a storm, even when there wasn’t much in the kitchen. Though I didn’t pay too much attention at the time, I learned a lot about what tasted great. Back in 2003, David (my partner) […]