Since Jan discovered she is ¼ Cora—23&Me, long story—she has become interested in discovering what that means. She has taken an interest in learning Spanish and is taking Mexican food far more seriously. For her birthday, she asked for chicken mole.
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Several years ago, I tried to make an authentic mole. This is a Mexican sauce—like many others—with no set list of ingredients. Basic ingredients include chilies, fruit, some kind of seeds or nuts, one or more herbs and/or spices, and frequently chocolate. Just about every family, in Mexico and beyond, has their own variation—some with as many as 30 ingredients.