'green chile' on Serious Eats

Hangover Helper: Green Chile Breakfast Burrito at Tia Sophia's, Santa Fe

When I asked a Santa Fe-native friend what to eat in New Mexico, his response was immediate and unequivocal: "Tia Sophia's breakfast burrito with egg inside, smothered in green or green and red. This is perhaps my favorite food in the world. Don't miss this." With a recommendation like that, how could I? If there were ever a morning-after stomach-soother, this would be it. More

The Nasty Bits: Yak Neck

Yak meat smells like aged beef and tastes a great deal like it too. As you can see, the meat is marbled but not as fatty as pork or beef, and tastes closer to beef than it does to say, venison. The neck bone meat, with its combination of bone, flesh, and tendon, is perfect for stewing. More

Green Chile Fried Chicken

[Photograph: Max Falkowitz] I feel green chiles pair far better with chicken than red ones, especially in quick-cooking applications like frying. And all the more so when you bring buttermilk into the equation, whose twang is elevated by green chile's... More

Spice Hunting: Drying Chiles at Home

Even with the best of intentions, we can all be forgetful at times. But this isn't always a bad thing. Last month, after going on an 11-day vacation and forgetting about a few Thai bird chiles languishing in the fridge, I returned home to discover that my shriveled chiles had dried to a near-petrified state. A whiff confirmed their flavor was very much active—the most rich, verdant, fresh aroma I've ever encountered in a chile. More

Green and Red Chile in New Mexico Roundup

During my recent trip back to New Mexico I ate rice, beans, and cheese almost every day, and no matter what dish I ordered, there was green or red chile on top. Just about every traditional food at a New Mexican restaurant is served smothered in chile. Immediately after placing your order, your waitress will most likely ask, "red or green chile?" Indecisive diners can order theirs "Christmas-style" but I've always gone one way or the other. Check out this roundup of some of our favorites, after the jump.... More

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