New Mexico, Colorado get fired up over hot peppers

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New Mexico, Colorado get fired up over hot peppers

Fresh green chile awaits being roasted at Los Chile Bros, a stand outside Big Lots in 2017 in Santa Fe. The long-simmering battle between New Mexico and Colorado over which state grows the best chile is heating up. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham went on the offensive Wednesday after Colorado Gov. Jared Polis proclaimed on Twitter that hot peppers from Pueblo were the best and would be stocked in grocery stores in a four-state region.

New Mexico, Colorado get fired up over hot peppers

Fresh green chile awaits being roasted at Los Chile Bros, a stand outside Big Lots in 2017 in Santa Fe. The long-simmering battle between New Mexico and Colorado over which state grows the best chile is heating up. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham went on the offensive Wednesday after Colorado Gov. Jared Polis proclaimed on Twitter that hot peppers from Pueblo were the best and would be stocked in grocery stores in a four-state region.
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