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One of Carmen’s favorite meals at her great aunt’s house is Chicken Mole. The authentic Mole Sauce (Mole Poblano) is made by toasting and blending sweet and earthy ingredients and spices including dried chiles, sesame seeds, chocolate, cinnamon, peanuts or peanut butter, and anise or coriander seeds. A recipe for Mole Poblano is included in the bonus cookbook, Faith, Food, & Family.
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Oh, and she’s also persona non grata since that one little incident back in her teens. The one that her Tia Graviella still hasn’t forgiven her for. The one her parents and siblings will never let her forget.
A trip to Mexico City, complete with a bit of groveling at Tia Graviella’s feet, might just be what it takes to gain forgiveness and a fresh start with her family. Not only that, her tia is ailing, and someone needs to check up on her. Carmen can solve two problems with one would-do-anything-to-avoid-it trip.
Something is off, however, and as Carmen investigates, she begins to wonder if there’s more to her aunt’s troubles than ill health.
When Carmen sets her course on making things right, will it repair more than the wreckage from a youthful miscalculation?