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Cazuela – A shallow clay dish used to make mole sauces and other Mexican sauces.
Chilaquiles – A breakfast casserole-style entrée made with tortilla strips and chile sauce.
Comal – A flat cast-iron pan or griddle used to sear meats, grill vegetables and cook tortillas.
Huevos – Eggs
Leche – Milk
Olla – A round earthenware pot with a narrow mouth used to cook beans.
Molcajete y Tejolete – A mortar and pestle. A small round bowl and thick heavy stick commonly made of volcanic rock used to grind maize (corn), spices or mix guacamole.
Pozole – A stew traditionally made with pork and hominy.
Piloncillo – A cone-shaped brick of golden, unrefined sugar.
Pollo – Chicken
Prensa para tortillas – A tool used to flatten masa dough for corn tortillas. Iron is preferred to aluminum due to its weight.
Un Verdadero Sabor Mexicano – True, traditional Mexican flavor.