So, did your favorite pony place in yesterday's Derby? I've never lived in or near Kentucky, but can't help getting misty-eyed when they sing "Old Kentucky Home."
Anyway, I hope no-one took "I'll Have Another" (mint julep) to heart ...
or -- darn our ethnicity! -- celebrated Cinco de Mayo to excess.
I was feeling well enough yesterday morning to accompany DH on our usual Saturday errands, when we decided on the spur-of-the-moment to visit a nearby eatery -- noted for their hatch chiles.
Now, no-one could ever accuse me of being a "spur-of-the-moment" gal. And given the state of my innards, hatch chile might not sound like a sensible choice. But somedays you have to tell your brain to take a hike!
Mine has been a looooong and winding road from New Mexico -- but I've their particular green chile hard-wired! Keep your Tabasco and other atomic condiments, thank you. The hatch doesn't immediately assault. Rather, like experts oooh-n-ahhh over a wine's "finish", this little gem is remarkable on one's tonsils.
Wasn't long before I was sucked back to Pinterest. (Ya, I'm a bit like poor Carol-Anne in Poltergeist.)
... and was astonished how many others are heralding the hatch.... and their great recipe ideas.
There's a few obvious choices ... then, one or two which had me saying "Huh?"
...Still trying to wrap my mind around this idea.
Someday, I hope we'll
I'm sure interested to know if you, too, "like it hot"! If so, do you have a favorite?
Wishing you a new week that's "just right!