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Roasting green chile for those of us in Northern New Mexico is as much of a fall ritual as prepping for the holidays.  The other night, I felt like roasting some, and even though it wasn’t Hatch chile, I felt like I was part of something far bigger than myself…. 65 more words

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Quick and lazy posole

Fun fact: I’m writing this post, including the recipe, entirely from memory. Usually I’d regard this as an entirely unacceptable process: in my general cooking I’m terribly lackadaisical, grabbing pinches of this and that, pouring salt directly out of the container, etc., but when I’m doing blog cooking it’s like Dr. 782 more words

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Food Love: Green Chile Cheese Quiche

For many, there are certain foods that bring back lovely memories from childhood. I am lucky to be in that group. There are specific dishes that not only serve as culinary time capsules, but also provide sustenance and comfort in their preparation and consumption. 1,581 more words


Vegetarian Friday: Mashed potatoes and green-chile gravy

On vacation in 2014, I ordered something called a green-chile parfait at a little diner in Gallup, New Mexico, the name of which escapes me at the moment. 290 more words


Caviar and blinis with a chile lime crème fraiche

They’re gone. Close the door, draw the curtains and unplug the phone. Find a comfortable chair/couch/bed and collapse. You did it: you survived the holidays. Let’s admit it – it wasn’t always easy. 418 more words



Alex’s mom makes the BEST tamales. They are made with multiple dried chiles, which are soaked overnight, ground, and then stewed with pork, wrapped in masa, and sprinkled with two secret ingredients. 429 more words

Green Chile Sauce with Meat

This recipe is from my mother’s friend Charlene Herman. The original recipe does not have amounts for many of the ingredients, so I am updating it to include them. 191 more words