Friday, December 4, 2020

FLAVORS OF NEW MEXICO

Delivered to your door

It is difficult (or impossible) to get well-loved specialty food items from New Mexico once you leave the state. Blue corn meal, green and red chile snacks, masa, sopapilla mix, and chicos aren't common fare in other parts of the country. However, there are local businesses who make outstanding products and happily ship nationwide.

Georgia O'Keeffe

"It is not a country of light on things. It is a country of things in light."

Recent Articles

Dawson cemetery miner memorial

Dawson, New Mexico

Ghost towns litter the back roads in New Mexico. Miners settled most of these abandoned communities, extracting a variety of precious minerals and ores...
Lybrook Badlands mushroom hoodoo

Lybrook Fossil Area

Roaming the Lybrook Badlands I had an opportunity to explore the Lybrook Fossil Area recently with Navajo Tours. They were on a scouting expedition to...
Highway 53 article headerHighway 53 banner

Highway 53 | Grants to Zuni Pueblo

There are many people who are proponents of taking the direct route between point A and B. I’m not one of them. Friends and...
navajo tours logo

Dining

New Mexico has a fantastic local food scene. In most communities, you are doing yourself a disservice if you eat at chain restaurants.

Whereas it would be overwhelming to catalogue all of them, here are some local favorites. Feedback, suggestions and tips from other locals is welcomed and appreciated!

Bison Flank Steak

Lodging

Looking for where to stay on your next New Mexico vacation or weekend getaway?

Check our the Nomad Lodging Guide where the focus is on interesting, unique, or luxurious lodging by locals.

Zuni Tours
Albukirky Seasonings logo
Entering Zuni land

Tours of Zuni Pueblo

Zuni Pueblo is the largest of the nineteen New Mexican Pueblos. It covers more than 700 square miles and has a population of over...
Inn of the Mountain Gods golf course

Adventures at Inn of the Mountain Gods

Indoor and Outdoor Recreation Inn of the Mountain Gods is nestled in the beauty of the Sacramento Mountains outside of Ruidoso. It is New Mexico’s...

Plains of San Agustin

Part of the allure of the American West is the wide-open spaces. There is a thrilling sensation when staring down a long stretch of...
Lybrook Badlands mushroom hoodoo

Lybrook Fossil Area

Roaming the Lybrook Badlands I had an opportunity to explore the Lybrook Fossil Area recently with Navajo Tours. They were on a scouting expedition to...

History

Capulin Volcano National Monument entrance

Capulin Volcano

New Mexico facilitates the wandering mind. Often when I am wandering in areas far from power lines and my species, I contemplate how many...
Taos Earthships

Taos Earthships

Taos dares to be different. Actually, they embrace it. From one generation to the next, the community attracts people from all over the world...

Ghost Towns

Dawson cemetery miner memorial

Dawson, New Mexico

Ghost towns litter the back roads in New Mexico. Miners settled most of these abandoned communities, extracting a variety of precious minerals and ores...
Elizabethtown header

Elizabethtown

New Mexico has an enormous amount of intriguing fodder for “based on a true story” westerns should that genre ever come back into style....
Santa Fe chile fix

20 of the Best Restaurants in Santa Fe for Chile

Santa Fe has a dynamic, constantly evolving, food scene. The perennial favorites have been around for decades, but there are always new restaurants opening,...

20 of the Best Restaurants in Albuquerque for Chile

This list is intended to be fluid, subject to changes based on input from others. Currently it is a combination of perennial local favorites,...
Picuris Mission

Spanish Missions in New Mexico

New Mexico has an abundance of Spanish missions. Far more people are aware of California’s missions, many of which have been well preserved; however,...
San José de los Jémez Mission

San José de los Jémez Mission

When the Spanish arrived, they built a mission to convert the community, the San José de los Jémez Mission. The Pueblo of Jémez is...
steak marinade

Red Chile Steak Marinade

Spice Up Your Steak Marinade This steak marinade is actually delicious on a variety of meats; however, it is my 'go-to' when grilling steaks, with...
Green chile quiche

Spice Up Your Next Quiche With Green Chile

I considered writing up a specific quiche recipe using green chile, like ham, swiss, mushroom, green chile, or bacon, cheddar, green chile, but the...

Stay Tuned!

Sign Up for the Nomad Newsletter.

119,553FansLike
62,542FollowersFollow
4,220FollowersFollow
94,733FollowersFollow
350SubscribersSubscribe
Hotel Luna Mystica

Hotel Luna Mystica | Taos

Hotel Luna Mystica is a vintage trailer hotel and starlight campground in the vast Mesa of Taos, one of the most mystical locations on...

Camping

northeast New Mexico K-R

Camping in Northeast New Mexico

Camping in Northeast New Mexico | A - J If you are looking for places to go camping in northeast New Mexico, here's a list...

Popular

Mogollon, New Mexico

Founded in 1876, Mogollon was named after Don Juan Ignacio Flores Mogollon, a governor of the Spanish province of New Mexico in the 1700's....
The Pantry breakfast

The Pantry | Santa Fe

George Myers founded The Pantry in 1948 and set the standard of quality and excellence that has been associated with the restaurant for over...
New Mexico Nomad wandering Laguna Pueblo

Nice to meet you!

New Mexico Nomad

New Mexico Nomad is dedicated to increasing awareness of, and appreciation for, New Mexico by highlighting the best of what the state has to offer.

X