Epazote adds authenticity to Mexican dishes

Chefs around the country are increasingly turning to this herb from southern Mexico

Consumers seeking adventure in what they eat often say that authenticity is a key to their decision-making process. A single ingredient can make the difference when it comes to giving a dish credibility, and when it comes to Mexican food, chefs in the U.S. are increasingly turning to epazote.

Pronounced ay-pa-ZO-tay, this herb, with aromas ranging from mint to gasoline, is a mainstay in the cuisines of central and

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