News — chiles

Hatch Chile Festival

Matthew Potter

Tags chiles, events, food stuff

Drop whatever you’re doing and head to Hatch, New Mexico for this weekend’s annual Hatch Chile Festival…..here’s a link to the festival website, http://www.hatchchilefest.com/events.php .  From our shop in Old Town Spring, it’s a smooth 810 miles so you might be rolling in a little late for this year’s event.  But if you enjoy beautiful scenery and great tasting food made from the big green chiles they ground around Hatch (there isn’t really a Hatch chile, no matter what HEB says) then make a plan to attend next year….or better yet, make a plan to go after this weekend…..it’s 89...


Dried Chiles Become Pureed Peppers

Matthew Potter

Tags chiles, food stuff, hot and spicy, recipes

These chiles have been drying on my kitchen counter for a couple weeks and needed a home...too many times my excess peppers end up lost and forgotten.....I am not sure what variety these are as they were harvested off a plant given us by our friends Denise and Leroy....all I can tell you is they are hot and flavorful....anyway, we've got lots of dried, ground chiles at the shop so I decided this small handful of chiles needed to take on a different life so how about some pureed peppers?  Here's what I did and I was really happy with the results.... - split the chiles and...