Please note there are
several items that are either seasonal or have time considerations attached,
therefore delivery times may vary from our typical practices and
may not be processed for up to 5 (business) days depending on volume at the
time. FRESH chile
orders are usually shipped from late August until mid October. We are not
responsible for shipping company errors, accidents, or delays. If it's our
responsibility such as shipping the wrong item, we will be responsible for
replacement, but if it's lost by USPS, Fed Ex, or UPS, we do not accept the
liability. Yes, we will work with you to exact what ever claim you make,
but we are not accepting responsibility for their mistake/s.
All orders are subject to
New Items Gift Certificates
|Ever wonder why New
Mexico, the "Land of Enchantment" and Hatch, NM in particular, are
so widely known for our chile crop?
New Mexico is a mosaic where various cultural ingredients
intermingle and complement each other, while each retains its basic
identity. The mosaic has been collecting pieces since Coronado's
Perhaps the most essential ingredient for any New Mexico recipe is
the famous chile, or chili pepper that grows in 2,000 different
varieties. And each and every one of them is spectacular in taste!
|Depending on the
variety, growth and harvest conditions, "hotness" can vary. Your
cook/waiter will know which is hotter. If you're the adventurous
sort, ask for "Christmas"--a sample of red and green chile/chili
New Mexico is the leading state in pungent chile/chili production
with more than 21,000 acres under cultivation in 1998. The Capsicum
species, encompassing a wide range of colors, sizes, shapes and
spiciness, are roasted, stewed, fried, cooked or simply added fresh
off the plant. Chile, or chili generally comes in either a red or
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