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Looking for Recado in Denver

t
TNC Feb 2, 2007 11:50 AM

I don't really want to make my own. Anyone know a store that has recado balls? Be amazing if I could find it in NW part of metro.
End product will be Pollo Pibil(close to that, anyway).
Thanks,
TNC

  1. twodogs Feb 3, 2007 11:28 AM

    http://www.mexgrocer.com/13000.html Try this link for online grocer that has aciote paste,(recado rojo) I have used this one for cochinita pibil and it is a good one.

    1. m
      mike_in_denver Feb 4, 2007 04:16 PM

      Avanza

      S. Federal (at around Mississippi)

      M

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      1. re: mike_in_denver
        t
        TNC Feb 17, 2007 04:54 PM

        Mike,
        No recado paste or balls at Avanza. They did have gnd achiote, so I got some to make the paste.
        I'll have to go to mexgrocer and get some, see how my homemade stacks up.

        TNC

      2. t
        TNC Feb 5, 2007 08:33 AM

        Thank you both. There's an Avanza at 73rd and Pecos, I'll try there first. The MexGrocer link has a bunch of stuff I haven't been able to find readily around here.

        Thanks again
        TNC

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