My maternal Grandfather
My Mother and her Mother behind her. My Mom is the young girl in the middle.
Here below are some Hatch green chile's that my parents brought back to me on their recent visit to my sister last week. If you go to New Mexico in September, you will be greeted by the amazing smell of roasting chile WHEREVER YOU GO!!! There is no other perfume like a roasting green chile. All of my Coloradoan cousins know this is a smell of family and hearth and home! My paternal grandparents were settlers of Colorado too. They were there to meet the Mormon settlers who came later to the southern Colorado region. Voila' then came the Suazo's. Suazo is a Basque surname. We have not been as diligent on that side of the family with our genealogy as we should. But it should be easy to follow that name into the past.
Above is the way I roast a multitude of chile. Then I freeze them. When I want to use them I defrost and peel the roasted skin away.