Pure chile powders from Pecos Valley Spice Company

Salsa made from chile from Pecos Valley Spice CompanyNew Mexican cooking expert Jane Butel suggests making red chile from powders, not pods. And she recommends using pure chile powder rather than commercial types which often have salt, preservatives, and other chemicals.

Pecos Valley Spice Company jars of fresh chile powders

Pecos Valley Spice Company pure chile powders.

You can purchase pure chile powders online from Jane Butel’s Pecos Valley Spice Company

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