You Say Farolitos, I Say Luminarias: Christmas Eve in New Mexico

Christmas Eve Dishes from New Mexico (Original)

Dave DeWitt Cooking with Chiles at the Holidays Leave a Comment

Recipes: Green Chile Tortilla Pinwheels Chile de Arbol Salad Posole (Pork and Posole Corn) New Mexico Red Chile Sauce Biscochitos (Anise-Flavored Cookies) By Nancy Gerlach, Fiery Foods & Barbecue Central Food Editor Emeritus Christmas Eve in New Mexico is a very special night steeped in tradition and probably no other image symbolizes the season more than the flickering lights from …


New Mexico Chile Pepper History Through 1973

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By Tom Clevenger and David G. Kraenzel   Chile has been produced in the Rio Grande Valley for almost 400 years. The following excerpt from the Rio Abajo Press, February 2, 1863, indicates the importance of the crop more than 100 years ago: “Congress takes fifty thousand dollars out of the pockets of the people of the United States to …

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Southwestern Vegetarian Fiesta

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By Nanette Blanchard       Recipes Zucchini and Hominy Soup Carrot Salsa Whole Wheat Flour Tortillas Green Chile Enchiladas Green Beans with Piñon Nuts Corn Olé Apricot-Almond Empanaditas Orange Sherbet Mexican Coffee Editor’s Note: these recipes appear in Nanette’s book ‘Tis the Season: A Vegetarian Christmas Cookbook. Christmas in the southwest is a wonderful time. Farolitos (paper bags filled …