THEY )VE ONLY BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR A FEW MONTHS — BUT ONE COUPLE )S GREEN CHILE RECIPE IS GOING GLOBAL.
NEWS 13 )S JEANNIE NGUYEN GIVES US A LOOK INTO THEIR SMALL KITCHEN AND RECIPE.
MADELINE — THAT KITCHEN IS INSIDE THEIR RIO RANCHO HOME.
THE COUPLE SAYS THEIR JOBS FORCED THEM TO TRAVEL SO MUCH — THEY REALLY MISSED GREEN CHILE.
THAT INSPIRED THEM TO START THEIR BUSINESS.
6:39 "We start off with the frozen green chile and we do a blend.
We do a hot or mild, and then we do harvest for a little bit of color.
" 6:48 PAULITA )S NEW MEXICO IS THE BRAIN CHILD OF PAULA AND ALAN PORTER.
8:50 "We make a dehydrated green chile sauce and we )re working on a dehydrated red sauce.
" 8:54 6:56 "We dehydrate the product, and it takes us anywhere from four to five days for the dehydration process.
" 7:03 THE RIO RANCHO COUPLE RUNS THE COMPANY FROM THEIR HOME.
AND HAVE BEEN IN BUSINESS SINCE JUST MARCH.
BUT FOR THE LAST (TEN YEARS — 4:25 "add this.
" 4:31 THEY )VE BEEN TRYING TO PERFECT THIS SECRET GREEN CHILE RECIPE.
11:46 "At first I used to make mine with flour and then I said how can we do something a little better? That )s when we started working with the thickening and we came up with using the corn starch.
" 11:57 THE COUPLE SAYS THIS ALL STARTED 4:14 )pouring chile in bag ) 4:17 WHEN THEY REALIZED HOW MUCH THEY MISSED GREEN CHILE WHILE OUT OF STATE FOR WORK.
9:45 "The ah-ha moment was traveling and not being able to get green chile, and going through withdrawals.
It was horrible!" 9:50 SINCE BOTH STILL HAVE FULL-TIME JOBS — IT WAS A NO-BRAINER TO START THIS SIDE BUSINESS IN THE COMFORT OF THEIR HOME.
14:42 "That was one of the bigger aspects for us, is to be able to have a home business and be able to work at any time of the day that we needed to.
" 14:48 LESS THAN SIX MONTHS IN — THEY ALREADY HAVE CUSTOMERS IN NEW ZEALAND AND GERMANY.
AND IT )S JUST THE BEGINNING FOR PAULITA )S NEW MEXICO.
16:15 "We thought the sauce would be the best seller, turns out the seasoning is the biggest seller bar none.
" 16:19 RIGHT NOW, THE COUPLE IS OFFERING GREEN CHILE MARINADE, SALAD DRESSING AND SEASONING.
BUT THEY )RE WORKING ON RELEASING WHAT THEY CALL A )HATCH GREEN CHILE SALSACUE.
) IT )S A MIXTURE OF SALSA AND BARBEQUE SAUCE.
MADELINE — BACK TO YOU.
AS FOR HOW YOU CAN GET YOUR HANDS ON SOME.
WE )VE GOT A LINK TO THEIR ONLINE STORE OVER ON K-R-Q-E DOT COM.
THE FOURTH MIGHT BE LONG OVER — BUT REPORTS OF.