Tag Archives: New Mexico

Santa Fe Chiles Rellenos

This is a repost, but I couldn’t resist. I saw the photo again and my stomach started yipping like a New Mexico coyote… Weird, mouth-watering New Mexico Back to New Mexico again, the unrivaled epicenter of wackiness in the U.S if not the entire planet, Ground Zero for the brilliant and bizarre, spectacular and spooky, […]

Unearthly San Luis Valley, where “the veil is thin”

The San Luis Valley – stretching from Taos, New Mexico to Salida, Colorado – is home to the Great Sand Dunes, the Blanca Massif, the birthplace of Jack Dempsey, and more “high strangeness” than you’re likely to find anywhere else in the world. This week, we dip deep into the weird.

Mighty Truck’s great adventure and Margaret’s best-ever baked scallops

Margaret sends in a fine recipe for baked scallops, and I recall truckers and my wife’s heroic 2100 mile, 5-day journey from Vermont to New Mexico in a moderately workable 1952 Ford F1 pickup truck, in winter, towing a trailer, alone, with no cell phone, through snow and ice and rain and (*sigh*) all of Tennessee.