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New Mexico Family Recipes

The holidays are coming up, time to get the family together and make Tamales!

Taste the past in Old New Mexico’s treasured recipes.

Translated from my treasured stash of original crumpled handwritten scraps of yellowed index cards, these unknown New Mexico originals give an up-close view of 1950’s home style cuisine.

From sauce-covered wild ditch bank asparagus to fresh coconut candy, you’ve never had New Mexican dishes like these.

Chile Colorado con Torta

Quelites

Pueblo Fiesta Pickled Sweet Italian Peppers

Sopa de Frijol

Chicos Quebrados

Olla ~ Homestyle New Mexican Lamb Stew

Ormiguillo ~ A Vintage New Mexican Herbal Honey Drink for Invalids

Homestyle Traditional Red Chili Sauce

San Juan Hot Red and Green Chili Hushpuppies

Rellanos de Chili Verde

Mrs. Ruth’s Green Chile Albondigas

Mom’s Green Chile Sauce With Meat

Mom’s Red Chile Sauce With Meat

Basic Flour Tortillas

Enchiladas De Pollo En Cacerola~ Mom’s Green Chicken Enchilada Casserole

QUELITES (Spinach with beans)

Calditas ~ 1950’s New Mexican Soup Recipe

Leche Quemada (Burnt Milk)

Carmelo ~ New Mexican Pinon Harvest Candy

Lois’ 12th Street Calabacitas

Calabacitas Rellanos with Almonds and Capers

Mrs. McCann’s Calabacitas

Raymond’s Sunshine Market Sweet Meat Stew

Baked Rice for a Truchas Potluck

Beefsteak Yucatan

Cajeta de Calabza

Lois’ 12th Street Calabacitas

Arroz con Pollo, Uptown Style

Albondigas From Santa Fe ~ Old Town Style

Easiest Tamales ~ Mom’s Homestyle Recipe

Kewa Pueblo Sweet Horno Oven Bread

3 Comments leave one →
  1. March 5, 2010 5:54 pm

    I do like a separate page like this for your topic, family recipes. You’ve got a treasure drove here, I guess you know? Don’t take it down until we try all of these! Thanks.

  2. Family Recipes permalink
    September 18, 2010 3:04 am

    I do like a separate page like this for your topic, family recipes. You’ve got a treasure drove here, I guess you know? Don’t take it down until we try all of these! Thanks.

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