Santa Fe Christmas

We hope everyone had a safe and festive New Year!   I am still chronicling our recent New Mexico holiday.

 

We started our trek into New Mexico on some deserted snowy roads on the scenic route.

NM 104 between Tucumcari and Las Vegas.

We visited two brewpubs:  Duel and Santa Fe Brewing.

inside . . . → Read More: Santa Fe Christmas

Green Chili Hummus

After visiting New Mexico, I am so tempted to put green chilis in anything and everything.

Case in point—this hummus.

 

Green Chili Hummus adapted from Dorie Greenspan

1 can (15.5 oz.) chickpeas 2 large garlic cloves, chopped 1/3 c. tahini 2 T. fresh lemon juice (or to taste) 1 can (4.5 oz.) chopped green . . . → Read More: Green Chili Hummus

Always take the scenic route….

Did you catch all the clues I posted recently?

Did you wonder why I was decorating with farolitos and baking bischochitos?

I know you friends and how astute you are so I am sure some of you guessed.

Yes, we went to Santa Fe for Christmas again.  It had been three years since we spent . . . → Read More: Always take the scenic route….

Santa Fe: Wanderings and Musings

Happy Fourth, everyone! Just wrapping up my Santa Fe trek today with a visit to The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum and The New Mexico Art Museum (with a few other stops thrown in for good measure)… . . . → Read More: Santa Fe: Wanderings and Musings

Santa Fe: A solo trek

On a recent trip, I was determined to dine in a few of Santa Fe’s most famous restaurants. See how I did. . . . → Read More: Santa Fe: A solo trek

Georgia O’Keeffe Applesauce

I can’t quite. I am still inspired by New Mexico. Here is Georgia O’Keeffe’s applesauce recipe with a secret ingredient from another great cook. . . . → Read More: Georgia O’Keeffe Applesauce

Recipes from (but mostly inspired by) Santa Fe

Some New Mexico inspired dishes including Green Chili Eggs, New Year’s Day Chili, and Espresso Brownies. . . . → Read More: Recipes from (but mostly inspired by) Santa Fe

Santa Fe Shopping

Here is a list of some funky shopping locales. . . . → Read More: Santa Fe Shopping

Santa Fe: Destinations at Christmas

Destination Santa Fe. Make sure the Farmers Market is on your list as well as some other area attractions. . . . → Read More: Santa Fe: Destinations at Christmas

Drinking in Santa Fe

OK—this post sounds a bit excessive, but remember, moderation is the key! 🙂 . . . → Read More: Drinking in Santa Fe

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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