Chiles Rellenos: Variations on a Classic Dish

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By Dave DeWitt Now that it’s peak season for fresh chiles, you can find both green and red pods ready for rellenos. Simply put, chiles rellenos are chile pods (typically New Mexican or poblano) that have been roasted and peeled, split open, and stuffed with sweet or savory fillings, then cooked. Jalapeños and other chiles are used as well. Many …

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The Quest for the Best Chile Relleno

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By James Beck, reposted from It started in the late 90’s as a casual attempt to find a really good chile relleno. It has since evolved into a quest that would be considered one crazy act away from obsession. I’m only trying to answer one simple question. Where is the best chile relleno in America? Chile Relleno literally means …