"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 10-01-2009, 11:20 PM   #1
Cook
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: DC metro area
Posts: 84
Buying chilies?

Just curious, but where do people buy their dried/regular chilis for mexican dishes (talking about dishes that call for specific ones, not like poblanos, ect)? It seems that i can't find them at the local grocery store, I've considered buying them online...Anyone have experience with this?

__________________

__________________
ENG34TRK
fire34fighter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2009, 08:47 AM   #2
Head Chef
 
GrillingFool's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: usa
Posts: 2,223
You should have no problems finding a Latino grocery in your area.
Alternatively, check a super Walmart. The ones here are now carrying a nice
assortment of dried chilis in the Latino section.
Look for an Asian grocery too, the ones around here have great chili selections!
:)
__________________

__________________

GrillingFool is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2009, 09:45 AM   #3
Master Chef
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Culpeper, VA
Posts: 5,806
I 2nd the "Super" Walmarts (Walmarts that contain full grocery stores). Ours has an entire aisle of nothing but Hispanic food items - there's pretty much nothing they don't carry for any type of Mexican dish you want to make. The dried chili & herb/spice section is fantastic, & the prices are extremely reasonable.
__________________
BreezyCooking is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2009, 09:47 AM   #4
Certified Pretend Chef
 
Andy M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 41,365
You can order dried chilies online at PENZYS.com.
__________________
"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." -Carl Sagan
Andy M. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2009, 10:02 AM   #5
Master Chef
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Culpeper, VA
Posts: 5,806
Yes, Penzey's carries a good selection as well, & the quality is excellent.
__________________
BreezyCooking is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2009, 10:15 AM   #6
Senior Cook
 
mexican mama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 422
i buy

I buy it online like :: Hot Oz Chillies ::, they deliver it the next day. Or a a great Mexican specialty shop /grocery
__________________
Mexican Food
mexican mama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2009, 11:29 AM   #7
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Michigan
Posts: 280
Penzey's or a hispanic market (supermercado). Occasionally I have to hit the supermercado for pepitas, too.
__________________
apple*tart is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2009, 05:31 PM   #8
Chef Extraordinaire
 
babetoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: escondido, calif. near san diego
Posts: 14,349
my super market, vons, has a nice assortment. they carry the ones i use. don't know about the super hot.
__________________
"life isn't about how to survive the storm but how to dance in the rain"
babetoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2009, 05:54 PM   #9
Head Chef
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Richmond, Va
Posts: 1,228
I buy mine at a local spanish market, not at the supermarket. Many supermarket chilies in this area are locally grown, and chilies need a drier climate. If you order them, or if you have a choice, Hatch chiles are always a good bet. I believe they are available online.
__________________
Bigjim68 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2009, 06:04 PM   #10
Assistant Cook
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Yorkshire, England
Posts: 33
SCOTCH BONNETS BLOW YOUR HEAD OFF!! i love em
__________________

__________________
http://www.appensa.co.uk/food
Joeboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:14 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.