Posts Tagged: bernalillo

These guys have been in the trees behind the house for the last couple of weeks.  We’ve seen many more than we saw last year, maybe because of all the rain we’ve had.  It rained more than an inch here last week.    

I don’t recall ever finding Chile Puya in Texas or California markets. It’s common in Southern Mexico, where I remember buying it in the market at Tecomán, Colima. Spicier than New Mexico or Pasillas but not as hot as Chile de Arbol – and almost a cherry-like fruitiness. Delicious find in Albuquerque at Los Altos Ranch Market on Atrisco.     Taco sauce: 2 cups loose chile puya without seeds or stems 1 Tbs cominos 1 Tbs minced garlic 1 Tbs olive oil 1 Tsp kosher salt Cover the chiles with water in small saucepan and… Read Article →

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Ingredients: 10 oz bag New Mexico red chile pods 12 oz bag frozen chopped spinach 3/4 cup chopped sweet onion 3/4 cup cooked pinto beans (drained) 1 tablespoon minced garlic 3 tablespoons olive oil How to do it: 1. Carefully remove the corazones, or “hearts”, from all of the red chile pods. Throw out the seeds and outside stems for the birds, and save the flesh of the chiles in an airtight container for making enchilada sauce. This is a tedious process, but the flavor of the corazones is wonderful, subtle and unique. I like… Read Article →

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