My unexpected tomato harvests

This year my neighbors moved out and left their tomato garden. At first, I thought they would come back for their plants, but they never did. So, instead of letting them go to waste I picked some tomatoes from their garden. No one lives next to me anyone. It’s okay people, it’s been weeks.

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Holiday traditions

Living away from my hometown has made me appreciate and miss our traditions. Specifically, I miss the food! I believe it is safe to say that New Mexicans eat posole during the holidays. What is posole you ask? Let me explain. Posole can be described as a soup, with the ingredients varying depending on the […]

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My first batch of holiday cookies

This time of year calls for a cookie making party! My friend and I used to make sugar cookies every December. We would cut out shapes of trees, snowmen, stars, and the classic circle. Then we would decorate the cookies with her son and he would make cookies for Santa. Our cookie making plan would […]

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Fighting cold and flu season with green chile chicken soup

Snow is falling in the mountains, which not only means that winter is coming, but that cold and flu season is also on its way. I realized this when the end caps at my grocery store were lined with NyQuil, DayQuil, Robitussin and other drugs. But the moment I really realized this was when I […]

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