Monday, March 25, 2019

New Mexico Nomad

A New Mexican that enjoys exploring back roads and learning more about the history of the Land of Enchantment.

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Muertos y Marigolds

Dia de los Muertos—the Day of the Dead—is a holiday celebrated throughout Latin America on November 1. The tradition originated in Mexico. Honoring Ancestors Dia de...

Chicos

Chicos (Spanish for “small) have been a staple of the local culinary tradition since the time of the Ancestral Puebloans. Chicos are made by...

Sopapillas

The Sopapilla is a popular New Mexican bread that can be prepared with a variety of twists. They are often served in restaurants as...

Flan

A Recipe Inspired by the Romans Flan originated during the Roman Empire. The Ancient Romans domesticated chickens, creating an egg surplus. They developed numerous dishes...

The Marvelous Margarita

As summer temperatures soar in New Mexico, there is nothing like a margarita to welcome the weekend, from the classic sweet & sour/Cointreau version...

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,...

Posole

The founders of El Parasol and El Paragua, Luis and Frances Atencio, were always busy around the holidays, though the focus wasn’t on food...

Biscochitos

A Cookie with a History The biscochito is a crisp, lard or butter-based cookie, flavored with cinnamon and anise. It is a variation of the...

Red Chile Sauce

A note to readers: In New Mexico we refer to our peppers as “chile” or “chiles.” According to The Associated Press Stylebook, it should...
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