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Christmas in New Mexico

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Christmas in New Mexico” from Christmas in New Mexico by Jerry Dean. Released: 2013 This is re-post from December 18th, 2013, by popular request: Christmas Tradition in Canada, Where I Grew Up Every … Continue reading

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New Mexico – Land of Enchantment, Land of the Weird

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Being Weird Is Cool” from Community Rocks!: The Honeybabes & Please Stop Complaining by Sara O’Brien & The Community Rocks! Kids. Released: 2014. New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment for … Continue reading

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Eating with the Eyes and “Colour Conditioning”

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music: “Eat It” from Greatest Hits by “Weird Al” Yankovic. Released: 1999.The ubiquitous “they” say that “you eat with your eyes first”, although the term has been around for so long, no one individual seems … Continue reading

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A Vintage Cookbookery Mystery Solved: The Cookbook Queen and Chef Robert Irvine

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Music, Organ – Organ Soap Opera Theme, Vintage Recording, Musical Themes & Anthems, Organ Music” from Organ Music: Sound Effects by Sound Effects Well, in Albuquerque, the dust has settled, the crew has … Continue reading

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A Vintage Cookbookery Mystery: Will the “Cookbook Queen” meet Chef Robert Irvine?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY BACKGROUND ! I didn’t designate myself as “The Cookbook Queen”. Rather, an acquaintance did, after seeing an article about my cookbook collection (and 2013 holder of the Guinness World Record for cookbooks), in the Albuquerque Journal, … Continue reading

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Hot Air Balloons and Green Chile Stew Time in Albuquerque – What a Gas !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Green Chile Love Song” from Wayworn Traveler by Kim Townsend. Released: 2003 For those of you not fortunate enough to live in Albuquerque, or be able to use up your sick leave at … Continue reading

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A Vintage Cookbookery Mystery: Blue Corn and Culinary Ash

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Taos Pueblo Round Dance Song” from Music of New Mexico: Native American Traditions by Ruben Romero, Ernest Martinez, And Juan O. Lujan. Released: 1992 “Taos Pueblo Elders say that at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Life in the Desert – Prickly Pear Cactus Jelly !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Don’t Sit On a Cactus” from Don’t Sit on a Cactus by Joel Frankel. Released: 1997 It’s that time of year around New Mexico, when the Prickly Pear cactus fruits begin to ripen … Continue reading

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Making “Dehydrated Apple Pie” the Lewis & Clark Way

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “West For America” from Lewis & Clark: West For America by David Walburn. Released: 1999 “At the dawn of the 19th century, two young men led a brave crew of rugged souls across … Continue reading

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Great Caesar’s Ghost! A 500 Item Buffet!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Luck Be A Lady (Live At The Sands, Las Vegas/1966)” from Vegas by Frank Sinatra If you’re my age, you might remember the “Superman” TV series featuring the “Chief” of that great Metropolis … Continue reading

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