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Thanksgiving in New Mexico

Thanksgiving in New Mexico is by far the best holiday between Día de los Muertos and Christmas. In our modern lives, it has become a tradition of warmth and togetherness. Friends and family put aside their differences and come together to share a meal with the ones we love. Even …

Every year, so many of us end up with TONS of jack-o-lantern leftovers from Halloween. And of course, I try to utilize every single ounce of leftover in my home! I enjoy toasting the seeds for snacks, as well as make some pumpkin bread or pumpkin soup! I have compiled …

I love the versatility of Bell Peppers. They can be eaten raw by themselves, or in a hearty salad. They can also be an addition to your favorite pasta or stir-fry . These peppers taste great is so many different regional cuisine dishes, from Italian to Mexican. Bell peppers are rich …

The secret is in the sauce! I am a firm believer that all of the best dishes are created using one of the French Traditional Mother Sauces as a base. This Mac ‘n Cheese sauce starts off with creamy Bechamel, 3 types of cheese then slowly simmered to perfection. The …

I am a lover of all things ‘shrooms. And I am aware, that this food isn’t for everyone. I like the flavor of various mushrooms, but I also enjoy the versatility of this vegetable. They can be added to so many dishes, as well as be the main course. I …

When you’re grilling for friends, you make sure there’s options for everyone, you procure adequate numbers of utensils and napkins, and you definitely never run out of the lighter fluid, propane, or charcoal. But what do you do when it comes to drinks? Go ahead and give these four recipes …

The winds are here and so is fruit season!  So, you may be wondering what is so great about apricots that warrants a full article!  Read on to find out the history and uses of this delicious desert fruit.  Apricots were introduced to New Mexico by the Moorish settlers from …

Enjoying a special dinner with your favorite someone, is always the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. And, as usual, some of the spots in the Las Cruces area never cease to amaze! I have compiled a short list of local eateries, that are offering special menus or events for the lovers’ night. …

Super Bowl parties can be such a fun time for friends and family to come together for finger foods, alcohol, and football! However, some of you may not know just how to cater the big event, whether you are hosting or simply attending some one else’s party. I have compiled …

In a previous article I shared how to make red chile sauce from dried pods or red chile powder. That delicious sauce can be used for so many delightful New Mexican dishes, including everyone’s favorite Red Chile Enchiladas. I have always wanted to learn more of the history of the …