It smells like home.

There are state birds and state flags.  What about state smells?

New Mexico is famous for chile peppers.  Chile roasted over fire has a sweet smell.  It is the first state smell!

Pray: Thank God for veggies that give food tasty flavors and smells. What scents are you most thankful for?

Read More: Chile is everywhere in New Mexico. There are even chile latte drinks. The official state question is about chile pepper options: “Red or Green?” No surprise that New Mexico voted to make the sweet scent of roasted chile the official state aroma. New Mexico and Colorado often compete. Who has the best chile? New Mexico thinks it is the winner. It hopes to attract more tourists to prove it. The Bible teaches Christians “are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved.” (2 Corinthians 2:15)