Hatch chiles

Stovetop Hatch Chile and Bacon Mac & Cheese

Hatch Chile and Bacon Mac & Cheese

Raise your hand if you, too, are excited about hatch chile season! Why do I love hatch chiles? They’re sweeter and less bitter than most other peppers. They’re not overly spicy but the “hot” hatch chiles do have a nice amount of casual heat. And at $.48/lb this week, I’ll be spending my Saturday roasting [...]

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DIY: Frozen French Bread Pizzas

Homemade Frozen French Bread Pizza

Before The Little was born, I went impressively overboard on a stock-the-freezer mission. It was part hoarding, part planning-for-the-apocalypse but I just knew I’d never ever have the time or energy to prep dinner again for the next 5+ years. I wasn’t completely wrong. Most of it was your standard fare (enchiladas, pasta, soups, pizza [...]

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Grilled Hatch Chile Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

Grilled Hatch Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

Grilled cheese night usually means two things: 1) I’m too lazy, or tired, or lazy, or really lazy to cook a “real” dinner and 2) rehashing of the now 8-year-old debate over which cheese makes a “real” grilled cheese sandwich. One of us expects slices of school bus yellow-orange processed cheese food, which melts beautifully [...]

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Hatch Chile & Pepperoni Pizza

Hatch Chile and Pepperoni Pizza

That pizza right there, it’s topped with one of the most underrated pizza topping combos: roasted hatch chiles and (turkey) pepperoni. And it’s currently holding the title of Favorite Pizza Right This Second. With hatch chiles in season, we’ve been putting them in and on just about everything – sandwiches, burgers, omelets, queso… you name [...]

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Hatch Chile Croque Monsieur

Hatch Chile Croque Monsieur

Last week, we dug out a trusty old favorite for dinner, back from the early days of the blog: the croque monsieur. If you’re not familiar, it’s a hot ham & cheese sandwich topped with a cheesy cream sauce. It’s a total fork & knife sandwich. And it’s faaaabulous. While there are exactly zero things [...]

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Stuffed Hatch Chile Cheeseburgers

Stuffed Hatch Chile Cheeseburger

What’s better than a cheeseburger and a cold beer after spending a long, hot summer day prepping the backyard for our fall vegetable garden? A stuffed cheeseburger on homemade buns, doused in queso and two beers. Last summer’s stuffed bacon cheeseburger has lent itself to several different creations and now we can add a Hatch [...]

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Hatch Chile con Queso

Hatch Chile con Queso

Hatch chiles are back! For a few short weeks in August, you’ll find large roasters stationed outside our favorite grocery store chain, with the smell of the charred New Mexican peppers in the air. They’ll roast and bag up hundreds of pounds of hatch chiles… And then, just like that, they’ll be gone. I picked [...]

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