Category Archives: New Mexico

Holy Habanero! It’s HOT in Here!

Music – “Who Stole The Hot Sauce?” from Who Stole The Hot Sauce? by Chubby Carrier. Released: 1996 CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC I’m not the only one with a predilection for hot sauces. There are millions of us out … Continue reading

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The Pivotal Parable of the Peaceable and Plucky Porcine

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “This Little Pig” from Baby’s Best Playtime Songs by The Countdown Kids. Released: 2002 January 17th, 2017 has come and gone and my spouse has a brand, spanking-new mitral heart valve.  The days … Continue reading

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The “BREXIT” Effect and Cookbooks

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “The Brexit Song (Brexit Blues)” from The Brexit Song (Brexit Blues) by Isaac Adni. Released: 2016 On June 23rd, 2016,  British citizens voted on the question, “Should the United Kingdom remain a member … Continue reading

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The Saga of Salt Suppression: Part II

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY AUDIO Music: “Salt” from I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate by The Vagabonds. Released: 1999. “Salt of the earth“,  “he’s not worth his salt“, “old salt“, “take it with a grain of salt“.  … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: “The Saga of Salt Supression”

The current silence from The Vintage Cookbookery stems from a cascade of events concerning my primary taster, chief bottlewasher and spouse (all rolled into one!) In a nutshell, due to a series of recent, rather melodramatic medical events, he is now on … Continue reading

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The Pure Pleasures of Pummeling Pomegranate Pulp!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Pomegranate Rag” from By Request by Matthew Davis. Released: 2016. Ah…October in New Mexico.  Hundreds of hot air balloons, the rich and heady scent of roasting green chile and…pomegranates!  Their Latin name is … Continue reading

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It’s Time to do “The Albuquerque Turkey”!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “The Albuquerque Turkey” from Thanksgiving Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone by Ruth Roberts. Released: 2015 NOTE: This is a repost of October 8, 2015 Well, readers, as you probably know, while you … Continue reading

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Shall we Scrap the Silly Smear?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “The Frim Fram Sauce [Clean]” from The Wartime Years – Wartime Memories [Clean] by Nat King Cole. Released: 2011 Most of us would agree that we eat with the eyes and every good … Continue reading

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The Sad Saga of the Stolen Saturn (aka “The Cookbookmobile”)

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Who Stole My Car?” from And In This Corner… by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Released: 1989 In Albuquerque, where on average 128 or more vehicles are stolen per week, I never … Continue reading

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Conflict and Cookbooks: 1916 – 2016

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Concentration Camp” from Crime and Punishment (Documentary News Beds) by Stefano Torossi, Federico Arezzini. Released: 2015. Many of the cookbooks published around 1916 and familiar to many housewives, reflected the times: WWI.  Cookbooks … Continue reading

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