How to Make a Quick Salsa

Chef Deborah Schneider, author of ¡Baja! Cooking on the Edge, makes her ancho chile salsa recipe, sharing important information along the way—like how Mexican oregano is different from oregano you’d normally find at the grocery store. See more of Schneider’s basic Mexican cooking tips: how to core a pepper, how to core a tomato, how to pit an avocado, how to toast dried chiles, and a guide to Mexican dried chiles.

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