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New Mexico Chile Culture

Much more than just “Hatch chile” If you visit New Mexico during the chile season, you will undoubtedly notice a large amount of chile roasters and chile ristras. Red or green is the state question, and something you will develop opinions about within the first say of eating in New Mexico. Even our beer has […]

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Jhett’s New Mexico Green Chile Recipe

With the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta now going in full swing, I’d like to share a recipe of the famous New Mexican food, green chile. Green Chile is a contentious point for many New Mexicans, because it simply different from other popular sauces in Mexican cuisine. In fact, this unique flavor has caused it to […]

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Cooking With Beer

I love beer. I love food. Therefore, combining the two seems like a match made in heaven, right? There are two ways beer can have a great impact on food. The first is to pair beer with food. This can seem daunting at first, because it requires some research, but it isn’t too hard to […]

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Koji, my favorite mold

Today, I’d like to write a post about my favorite mold, Koji or Aspergillus oryzae. Koji is a mold that has been used by the Chinese for over 2,000 years and about 1,500 in Japan. In Chinese, it takes the name Qu麴 or QuJun 麴菌. Because Japanese is so much easier to pronounce, along with […]