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In Austin, Hatch Chiles have their own season. Each August our main grocery store, HEB, is filled with the smell of roasting chiles. I always buy several pound, use a bunch right away and freeze the rest to get me through the year. One of my favorite dishes is Hatch Chile Walnut Pesto.

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I start with walnuts and garlic.

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In go the chiles, olive oil, salt, pepper, and parmesan.

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Blend it all together in the food processor.

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We roast several ducks at a time and then freeze them in small packages for easy use. I just took a package of frozen smoked duck and heated it in the water as it came to a boil.

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Boil the pasta, making sure to reserve a small amount of the boiling water to add to the pesto when mixing in with the pasta.

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Yum!

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Bloom Day 9/16

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Oxblood Lily

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Ruby Crystal Grass

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Ruby Crystal Grass

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Tropical Sage

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Liriope

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Carl … just because

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