Of Onions and Chiles

Of Onions and Chiles

When Brian told me he grew up in New Mexico, I told him I thought it is cool that people from other countries play football. He corrected me on my geography and agreed to sit down with me anyway. ~ Terry Bradshaw

In the days before our move to New Mexico, so many people expressed surprise with our decision to live “abroad”, thinking that we were moving to another country rather than another state.

Yes, the country of Mexico is just over our southern border, but New Mexican culture is unique. And I’m certainly finding this to be true of its cuisine, even though many classically New Mexican dishes have direct roots in Mexico.

Could it be the chiles and onions that fill New Mexican fields this time of year that make the difference?  Take, for example, these

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