Store New Mexico peppers in an air-tight container in a cool, dark cupboard.
Shelf Life: New Mexico chilies will retain their potency for at least a year, but likely much longer.
Dried New Mexico peppers can be ground into chili powder or reconstituted in boiling water. Use to add mild heat to soups, salsas, rice-dishes and sauces. They can also be used in fish or chicken marinades.
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