Category Archives: New Mexican

On Sale

I love a bargain. I have no problem buying “ugly” produce or other grocery items at reduced prices.  It may not look pretty but it tastes the same.  My grocery store has an endcap that holds nothing but a limited … Continue reading

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Pico de Gallo

It’s almost May and I am looking forward to fresh local produce.  As a rule, I make a real effort to cook with foods that are in season in the area.  January, February, March and April are the worst months for … Continue reading

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Green Chile Cheeseburgers – Sort Of

It’s a cold and gray day here in Mew Mexico; a good day to do some more work on the valence I am making for my soon to be born granddaughter’s room.  What has that got to do with green … Continue reading

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A Chile By Any Other Name

Last week I received the March issue of Sunset Magazine and, as it was an issue dedicated to food, I dove right in.  Loved the article about Mexican Markets, especially as they talked about Pro’s Ranch, the one I visit most often.  And the cover – A picture of a burger … Continue reading

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Tortillas – Part Two

There is an article in the business section of today’s Albuquerque Journal about a company that is going to start making “home style” tortillas.  In light of my recent post I was interested enough to read the story, especially since … Continue reading

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The Best Tortillas

You would think living in New Mexico I would have access to some pretty awesome flour tortillas.  They are, after all,  a staple of the cuisine.   Almost all the flour tortillas available in grocery stores in the Albuquerque area … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

Every year between September and October, chile pepper roasting goes into high gear in New Mexico.  Everyone has their favorite chile pepper (the fruit – yes chile is a fruit – not the dish) vendor – and they don’t tell you who … Continue reading

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