Salsa Jalapeno

Salsa jalapeno is Coco's favorite. 


Five jalapenos and three plum tomatoes are set over the flame to blacken.  Sometimes she uses serrano chiles.


Martha removes the blacken skins to begin grinding chiles, tomatoes, salt and two cloves of garlic in a small molcajete.
She also has a much larger one for making large quantities of salsa. 
The large one has a pig's face on it, so I like to make a play on words in Spanish: la cochina en la cocina -- a pig in the kitchen.

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