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Molcajete With Tortilla Basket

Thousands of years ago, people in modern-day Mexico's Tehuacán Valley began crafting molcajetes and tejolotes, mortar and pestle sets carved from volcanic rock. Corn as we know it was still a new thing then—that's how many thousands of years we're talking—but little about the stone tools has since changed. Find out why they're so well-loved with the aid of Jules Vertrees and Jacquie Lewis's authentic gourmet gift set. Made from the same stuff as its ancient counterparts, the molcajete is oven-sa...
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