Nothing says "You're in the Southwest!" like a chile ristra. Hatch, NM is the location most often credited with having the "best" chiles. If you are thinking about stringing your own or you would like a red chile sauce recipe, click here for instructions. Enjoy and bon appetit!
I'm a transplanted New Yorker who loves the Tucson climate. On New Year's Day I have a bit of fun calling my (snowbound) east coast friends to announce that I'm drinking coffee while sitting on my patio. (: