Hatch Green Chile Pork Chops and Rice

Growing up we would have dinner at my grandparents’ house every week. The menu didn’t rotate much. Pot roast, mashed potatoes and gravy, iceberg salad with homemade buttermilk ranch dressing. Chicken casserole, the kind with sour cream and stuffing on top– the one where you keep getting seconds. Braum’s hamburgers and crinkle fries. There was always dessert.Everything else is […]

A Pleasant Little His and Hers Recipe | Hatch Green Chile Baked Beans

10 1/2 years ago I had brain surgery. During the recovery stage I constantly found myself in the kitchen. Cooking. Creating. Healing. The interesting part about healing is that it’s a process. And for me, that journey involved several elements, food being one of them. Through it all I was never alone. My husband, Randy, was right by my […]

Hatch Green Chile Tomatillo Salsa

One evening I went to a potluck dinner with a new group of girlfriends. I was late to sign-up and ended up bringing what I least enjoy eating– dessert. Upon arrival, I walked into the kitchen and said my hellos. All the food was dispersed on a large kitchen island. Starving, I threw down the dessert and beelined […]

A Pleasant Little Announcement | Hatch Green Chile Season

I arrived to Lubbock in August, newly married and new to Texas. My husband, a native of New Mexico and master’s student at Texas Tech University, was in his final semester of schooling. I secured a job at the local mall and he worked at the university. Income was small, but our love was big. Frozen pizza and […]