Hatch New Mexico grows some of the finest peppers in the world. Most locals buy them by the tow sack full and have them roasted. Here is a look:
The heady aroma of the roasting green peppers saturates the air for many feet around the roasters. I can stand down wind and breathe deeply, enjoying the wonderful scent until I nearly become light headed.
This Wal Mart super center in Alamosa Colorado has three large propane powered roasters that run all day long when the Hatch Peppers are in season.