In the kitchen
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Ya llega la estación de las frutas con semilla al norte de Nuevo México --y las lluvias de primavera … more
I was standing in the wine shop this afternoon, completely at a loss as to what to write this month's article about. Of course, I'll never run out of ideas--there are as many topics as there are … more
With Father’s Day coming, I thought it would be fun to propose a festive dinner menu that the whole family can engage in creating for Dad’s special day more
Almost everything you pick up in a grocery store these days, from dried herbs to eggs, canned goods to fresh meat, has at least one date on the label. But it's … more
The Vietnamese Buddhist monk and mindfulness teacher Thich Nhat Hanh tells a story about sitting down with a friend under a tree to eat a tangerine. But his friend is eating so quickly and talking … more
Most wine regions in the United States - and the world - tend to be associated with select grape varieties. Think Napa and cabernet sauvignon comes to mind. Malbec from Argentina. Riesling from … more
While Northern New Mexico is not yet safe from random freezes and rogue snows, the warmer temperatures and shifting light make us long for some early greens to … more
By Lucy Herrman Mother's Day is just around the corner, and for me that means memories of my Greek mother's cooking. To say that she was a great cook is an understatement. Although we lived in a … more
You may have noticed that riesling crops up quite frequently in this column. There are a number of reasons for this. One, riesling is incredibly food-friendly, with enough body and acidity to stand … more
Recipes for Asian Bowl, Ranchero Bowl and Mediterranean Bowl. more
'Where do you keep your red blends?" This is a question anyone in the wine business hears multiple times a day. Red blends are a booming trend these days, as any … more
Some Irish American gardeners plant potatoes in their gardens on March 17, the traditional death date for St. Patrick, the Roman British missionary believed to … more
Negroamaro. A compound word meaning, depending on who you ask, black and bitter, or just black. A dark-skinned grape from the heel of Italy's boot that makes a deeply colored, often rustic red wine. … more
The national dish of Brazil is undoubtedly feijoada (fay-zho-AH-da), a thick stew of black beans and a variety of pork meats. Feijoada represents the blend of cultures that is Brazil. more
This year, my menu features grilled bone-in pork chops, which my husband just loves. more
Some of the more popular aphrodisiacs (like chocolate, chile peppers and maca, a Peruvian root) have a scientific basis for their claims more
It’s cold out; why drink cold wine? But whether the dish you’re serving doesn’t lend itself to red, or it’s all you have in the house, there is still a place for white wine, even in the depths of winter. more
During the winter, I am especially excited about an excuse to dig into one of the world’s most delicious winter classics. more
That’s right — soup! And there’s no better time to take a new look at your morning ritual than at the start of a new year. more
I look for an impressive entree that I can prepare ahead: something I can combine with a couple of elegant but easy side dishes and create a memorable meal that tells my companions how important they are to me. more
Five Taos students share their creative recipes for side dishes, breads, and cakes. more
The Canary Islands, a Spanish territory, is an off-the-beaten path wine region today, but it has a rich history of viticulture, even meriting a mention in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"... more
It's not too late to make a few simple, last-minute gifts from the kitchen. Packaged prettily in fancy glass jars or decorative bowls, tied with ribbons and topped with a tiny … more
The real centerpiece of most Thanksgiving dinners is the turkey. While some might wish for a different entree, for the majority, Thanksgiving would simply not be Thanksgiving without … more
Believe it or not, four Thanksgivings have passed since I started writing about wine for the Taos News, yet I have never written a wines for Thanksgiving column. For a holiday that is all about … more
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