Authentic Red Chile Beef
My mother-in-law tells stories about visiting El Grande Market in Tucson, Arizona as a young mother in the 1970's. She would take her son (my husband) along to pick out hot chiles and learn how to cook and prepare authentic Mexican food. My mother-in law is very fair skinned with strawberry-blonde hair and my husband is a towhead, so they stood out from the normal customer at the market! The market employees were very welcoming and were happy to teach a young white mother. They thought it was so great that she wanted to learn proper Mexican cooking. My mother-in-law learned how to make many amazing dishes from the women at El Grande Market which included this Red Chile Beef. She ultimately taught my husband how to make it and in turn I also learned. It's amazing!!