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Differences in taste on dried chili peppers?

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I am wondering if I can sub dried ancho chili peppers for dried New Mexico peppers? Looking in the pantry thats all I have, along with a pack of dried chili Negro. I was planning on using them in the braisng sauce for a slow cooked pork shoulder to be shredded for tacos.

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  1. Yes, they are a tad bit sweeter with a little smoke. They will work beautifully. YUM.

    1. absolutely. You're golden. I actually prefer ancho to NM chile.

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      1. re: gordeaux

        Thanks for the info.....It's made and in the oven.