New Mexico’s Chile Kings: Fabián García and Roy Nakayama

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By Rick Hendricks [Editor’s Note: This essay is excerpted with permission from Sunshine and Shadows in New Mexico’s Past: The Statehood Period 1912-Present, published by Rio Grande Books (www.RioGrandeBooks.com) in collaboration with the Historical Society of New Mexico.] New Mexico is the only state in the United States that boasts a state question: “red or green?” While such a question …

Cooking with Fresh Chile Peppers

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By Dave DeWitt, Nancy Gerlach and Jeff Gerlach; Photos by Harald Zoschke   Most chile lovers are familiar with New Mexican green chiles, which are the large (5″ to 10″), fleshy, mild chiles that are also called Anaheim chiles. (Anaheim is actually a variety of New Mexico chile, as are Sandia, Big Jim, etc.) These same green chiles are the …

Le Creuset Tagine

Moroccan Tagines

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by Nancy Gerlach Photos by Norman Johnson; Styling by Denice Skrepcinski Tagines or tajines are wonderfully aromatic North African stews that combine meats, poultry, chicken, or fish with fruits, vegetables and a large variety of spices. The centerpiece of Moroccan meals, there are literally hundreds of traditional tagines as well as many regional variations. Tagine refers to both the stew …