“Exploring Southern New Mexico’s Hatch Green Chile”

Kristin and Peter explore one of Southern New Mexico’s most iconic foods: Hatch Green Chile. For the farmers who grow Hatch Green Chile, it’s a way of life.

We meet Chris Franzoy, owner of Young Guns Produce, whose family has been growing chile in the Hatch Valley for more than a century. Journey with us to The Game Sports Bar and Grill in Las Cruces to explore some of the creative ways to consume it: a Bloody Mary, green chile macaroni and cheese, atop a classic cheese burger, and battered with locally-grown pecans and fried to golden deliciousness. (Shot and edited by Kristin Dickerson and Peter Fleisher in 2018)

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