A Tiny Plastic Packet of Fire

Made from green chile peppers grown in New Mexico’s famous Hatch Valley, these little packages of roasted, diced chiles pack quite a wallop. They’ll stay good unopened at room temperature for at least two years, so bring ’em along on camping trips or to spice up meals at your Aunt Helga’s (the poor dear just can’t cook). A tiny spoonful gives any dish a pungent sweet-sour flavor.

505 Southwestern Roasted Green Chile, $39.95 for 50 two-ounce packets

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