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Chile From New Mexico Is A Unique Gourmet Gift

As anyone who has explored culinary delights of the desert southwest will tell you, New Mexico has its own special style of authentic cooking.  The texture and flavor are so unique, it's difficult to explain how it tastes to someone who has never experienced it.

When I moved to New Mexico in the early nineteen-eighties, I was immediately drawn to the robust flavor chile added to simple things like eggs or a cheeseburger!  After years of living there and eating food prepared by friends and neighbors, I took for granted all the taste bud as well as aromatic stimulation chile provides.  I miss it!

dsc_0944But all is not lost.  Several stores here in the Carson City - Reno, Nevada area do carry "certified" Hatch chile processed by Bueno Foods of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The spicy flavor of the "Hot" green chile is great!  Try is on eggs or as a topper for your next cheeseburger.  If you need more help, there are dozens of chile cookbooks on-line, each with their own twist on flavor and presentation.

Here is my wife's version of "huevos rancheros" with sides of potatoes and refried beans.  Bon Appetit!

 

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