Whip Up a Super Bowl Chili Party

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Chili is delicious and nutritious, easy on the budget, and a great dish for your Super Bowl party.

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Sopaipillas (Deep-fried Bread)


The Queen of Southwestern cooking, Jane Butel, shares her secrets for sopaipilla success.

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Pratt Morales, Golden Crown Bakery


“I have a degree in accounting,” Pratt Morales says, smiling broadly. “But I didn’t want to become a CPA; I wanted to be a baker.”

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The Salsa Twins: John and Jim Thomas


John and Jim Thomas, aka “the salsa twins,” are the Smothers Brothers of New Mexican cuisine.

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Queen of Southwestern Cooking: Jane Butel


Jane Butel could make sopaipillas in her sleep. The delicate pillows of fried dough are the doughnut of the Southwest and Jane’s made a million of them.

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Golden Crown Panaderia, Albuquerque NM


This neighborhood hangout is an insider’s place reserved for those in the know and it’s a little gem.

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El Pinto Restaurant, Albuquerque, New Mexico


El Pinto’s food has been served for Cinco de Mayo at the White House, and the restaurant’s walls are festooned with celebrities like Clint Black and Mick Jagger who love the food.

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The Candy Lady, Albuquerque, New Mexico

The amazing array at The Candy Lady

Deborah Ball, aka The Candy Lady, was destined for the sweet life. She remembers being 10 years old and helping her mother make and sell rock candy for $1.25/lb. to earn money. And, as they say, rest is history.

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