[CH] Preparing pods for molcajete?

Fred (sasquatch@teleport.com)
Sun, 29 Mar 1998 22:18:56 -0800

Hello people,

What is the best way to prepare a dried chile for grinding in a

Apparently, some preparation is needed, because my first attempt at
grinding a pod right out of the package resulted in nothing but a messy
paste. (Any suggestions on how to clean this out of the bowl as well?)