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31 December 2010 @ 04:12 pm
Curing the Molcajete  
So I got one of these for Xmas from Casey:



It's very awesome! I've wanted one for a long time, but never got around to getting one. I did some research on it, and turns out you're supposed to cure it before you use it, so I just made a pasted of onion, garlic, and canola oil, and put it in to the oven to bake on for 1/2 hour. Then I need to grind down corn or rice to make sure any loose bits of grit are taken off.
 
 
 
tpena19tpena19 on January 1st, 2011 01:54 am (UTC)
How fun :)

We have one of those here...somewhere...
Ithithildyn on January 1st, 2011 07:15 pm (UTC)
Can't wait to use it!
Beckybeeej on January 1st, 2011 02:38 am (UTC)
That's gorgeous!
Ithithildyn on January 1st, 2011 07:16 pm (UTC)
It was gray when I started yesterday, but with the curing, it's now a lovely shiny black.