Standards: 4.A.1, 6.A.1, 6.B.1, 7.A.1, 7.B.1
How many dry chiles did you see in the previous picture?
What kind of dry chile does Patti use in her recipe?
Fresh compared to dry! Isn't this amazing?
Dry chiles can either be boiled or fried.
What dishes are dry chiles used with?
The list can go on and on! I only listed the most common foods in New Mexico.
Some chiles have dry skin and need to be soaked before being cooked?
Where can I buy dried chiles?
One of the first spots to check is the produce section of the grocery store. Along with dried fruits, dried hot peppers are often stocked near the fresh fruits and vegetables. The spice aisle is another place to find dried chiles. Since they're often added to sauces, you could also try the condiment aisle.
Where can you buy dry chiles?
What did you learn about dry chiles?