Wow, time flies. Sitting in my yard and I realized how cool it is already. I am not crazy about hot weather, but as I grow older I have become acutely, almost morbidly aware of the passage of time.
Every winter the thought creeps into my head that I hope to see another spring, and it seems like as soon as the trees are bursting with new leaves it is time to stock up on firewood .
I made green chili last night , which is one of my favorite rights of autumn. I roasted fresh Anaheim peppers on my grill, and the smell was so pungent, so life affirming
Here is how I roast Chili Peppers:
If you use fresh chili peppers you can buy them roasted, but I like to roast my own. I usually just use the broiler in my gas oven, but the BBQ grill works well also. I just put them under the broiler, and turn them often, every minute or so. I like to get them as blistered and brown as I can, it gives the chili a nice caramelized flavor, and makes them easier to peel. After they are roasted, plunge them in a bowl of cold water for a few minutes, then the skin should come right off. The more seeds you leave the hotter the flavor!