You can tell it's chile time in New Mexico because the air is perfumed with the fragrant scent of roasting chile; every New Mexicans favorite fragrance. There is nowhere else in the world that grows our unique variety of green chile as well as New Mexico. The hot climate and perfect soil contributes to the delicious flavor of our chile.
There are many varieties of green chile from mild to super hot and we carry a huge selection that's guaranteed to keep every chile-head happy. Many people who are unfamiliar with chile products often ask about our red chile and where it comes from. Well, the secrets is out...red chile is the mature form of green chile and is often dried in decorative cascades called "chile ristras". The ristras are not only beautiful they are a practical way to store all that peppery goodness in a convenient, easy to reach bundle. Just break off the dried pods, soak in water or stock, season to taste and blend into a delicious sauce perfect for any New Mexican entree. Check out our recipes to find a dish that suits your taste and try it with chile!