I am in bliss. On every black tarred pavement in every shopping center across the southwest, vendors have set up their chile roasters and spend the day roasting long green chiles for stray motorists who buy them by the bushel to take home and freeze for the long cold winter ahead. There is nothing I love to smell more than chiles roasting on a summer day. I am a chile fanatic, and this summer I’ve been experimenting with the most dazzling little chile pepper. I must tell you about him, darling creature. But first–
Everyone has their regional foods, and here in the southwest, we have Mexican food. Everyone has their opinions on Mexican food, right? These days, everybody eats burritos and tacos. They have corn tortillas in the supermarkets in the midwest and Maine.
But in the west, we are aware that “Mexican food” is not just one thing. KEEP READING >>>>>