|Inside an Ancho Chile|
Next I soaked the chiles in very hot water from the tap for as long as it took to watch a couple episodes of 30 Rock. Half an hour probably would have been enough. I scooped them out of the water and into the blender, then added about a cup of the soaking water (now very dark brown) so that the puree would not be too thick and the blender would blend nicely.
|Will It Blend?!|
|Smooth, but not too smooth Ancho chile paste|