New Mexico

Chile Reception: 6 Places To Eat Really Well In Santa Fe, New Mexico

Peppers are a way of life in the City Different
May 18, 2015 11:00 am

There’s a lot more to Santa Fe’s colorful dining scene than its famous chile dishes. You’ll find some seriously good bites, from an impossibly pretty, delicate lobster risotto to a lip-smacking miso-glazed eggplant. Travel writer Katie Chang digs right in.

Why You Should Be Cooking With Green Chilies

A famous Southwesten pepper, roasted to perfection
Apr 21, 2015 9:00 am

Don’t get this capsicum confused with other green-colored chilies — there’s a reason the New Mexican variant has such a cult following. They’re spicy, meaty, bright and oh-so-flavorful, especially if you’re lucky enough to score them freshly roasted. Here’s everything you need to know about cooking with green chilies.

GM Chiles Ignite Outrage in New Mexico

Farmers rally to preserve historic chile plants
Mar 19, 2012 10:46 am
Hatch Chiles

Normally, when you hear about genetically modified crops, people are talking about corn or soy, but in New Mexico the GM debates focus on the beloved chile pepper plant. If you’ve ever been to New Mexico you know that the chile is not something anyone tampers with — ever.

The Green Chile Burger

Bobcat Bite dishes up a green chile masterpiece
Aug 3, 2011 2:01 pm
Green chile burger
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Chile peppers from New Mexico are talked about with something akin to religious reverence. Where they’re grown, which restaurants have the hottest, and which restaurants prepare them best are all points of local spirited debate. The best chile peppers you can eat are from New Mexico and served in New Mexico as any resident will tell you.  The term "chile" can...

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