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The World’s Best Tortilla Press

Deep in the labyrinthine heart of Oaxaca’s Central de Abastos, Doña Rosa has been selling quality-made tortilla presses to locals for longer than she can recall. Unlike other presses you may have encountered on display in a restaurant or for sale at an artisan market or shop, a Doña...

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Heirloom Corn FAQ

What does heirloom mean? An heirloom is something of value that has been passed down across multiple generations. In this case, heirloom corn comes from farmer-preserved seeds that have been hand selected for the best flavor and maintained for hundreds (even thousands) of years. Each generation does its own part...

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How corn kernel structure affects masa

Do these blue kernels look the same to you? What about taste? If you had to guess--just by looks--would you say they cooked and tasted the same? (Hint: nope!) This varietal juxtaposition is a humbling reminder to us of just how much nuance there is to even the simplest-seeming of ingredients....

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Masa Feature : Pozole with Chef Sarah Thompson (Elio & Cosme)

Pozole is a celebratory dish. And while its highest holiday associations may indeed be New Year's Eve, Christmas or Mexican Independence Day--all Winter and Fall holidays to be sure--it nevertheless felt fitting to channel a celebration, in honor of our next guest. Chef Sarah Thompson is a consummate badass. Since...

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