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)

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

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Pratt Morales, Golden Crown Bakery

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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