Guest article by Joleen Jernigan
Mention green chiles to a group of Austin residents, and they may grow wide-eyed and even make
“nom nom nom” sounds, wanting to know where and when they will be feasting on the delicious morsels. Kick things up a level by whispering “Hatch green chiles” to witness a Homer Simpsonesque lolling back of heads, replete with drool.
In short, Austin LOVES its green chiles and reveres the summer Hatch green chile season as much as the rest of the country goes wild for pumpkin-spiced everything in the fall. Rejoice, for these three locally-based companies embrace the potent peppers from New Mexico, too. If you have a fever and the only cure is more green chiles, then you are in luck! [Read more…]