My family moved from Dayton Ohio to Albuquerque New Mexico in 1979 where I spent my formative years. There are many unique things about New Mexico, the most being the Hatch NM Green Chile (HGC). Green Chile is everywhere. You can get a Green Chile Cheeseburger at McDonald's, or HGC added to your pizza anywhere. This is something I took for granted until I moved back East after Graduating from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces NM, just South of Hatch.
I found myself craving HGC and it was not easy to obtain. I started by...
Chile, Cheese and Chips: a Review of Empty Bowl Queso.
By Teri Smith 9.22.20
For those of you who don’t know, I’m a native of New Mexico and grew up eating homemade tortillas, red chile, tamales and posolé. And I went to college at NMSU, which is just a blink away from Hatch, where the world-famous green chile is grown. I consider myself a green chile snob and like it hot, although I’m lightyears away from my sister Jeannette’s tolerable heat level. (Small aside: she was found atop my grandma’s kitchen table, dunking...
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