A molcajete, shaped of porous volcanic basalt, is essential for grinding onion, garlic, chilies, and cilantro into fresh salsa. 

Abuelita Annie’s molcajete and tejolote (mortar and pestle) donated by Dr. Bernal C. Baca

Notes from the restoration of Millennium Plaza, 2023: 

The original molcajete was stolen from the plaza and replaced with a duplicate.