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Apr 21, 2007 11:03 AM

Where can I find Ancho Chile Powder?

I need a larger quantity, maybe a couple of pounds. Any ideas?

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  1. penzeys in torrance
    surfas in culver city

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    1. re: chez cherie

      I second Penzey's - it's high quality and fairly inexpensive. Plus you can buy different sizes.

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      1. Whole foods has packets of Ancho Chile Powder, I just saw it today. It looks freshly ground.

        1. Another option would be to go a hispanic grocery store. Probably a lot more turnover than American stores and cheaper too.

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          1. re: Vegasbuff

            I go to Vallarta market nearly every day and have never seen it there. They have a big selection, just not ancho for some reason. Maybe you could suggest another hispanic grocery to try.

            1. re: Sugar Jones

              I have bought it at Cardena's before. I'm pretty sure that Superior Warehouse would also have it.

          2. surfas on washington blvd. in culver city. i definitely saw it when i was shopping there last week...i think they even have 1-lb. containers if you need a large quantity.

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            1. re: 1_healthnut

              I bought the one-pound container a few months ago and found it to be perfect.