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Recipe of the Week: Red Chile Pork Posole

Here is some real Southwestern comfort food, from The Essential Southwest Cookbook. Make it when you’ll be home all day and are expecting a crowd for dinner. You can substitute canned hominy for dried posole (it’s the same thing and … Continue reading

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Friday Photo 1/24

    Hovenweep National Monument, located between Cortez, CO, and Blanding, UT. Photo by Larry Lindahl for his upcoming book with Greg McNamee, Ancient Southwest.

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Recipe of the Week: Prickly Pear Grapefruit Mimosa

Sunday brunch will be a little more interesting when you mix up this simple but unique beverage! This one is from The Prickly Pear Cookbook, by Carolyn Niethammer. Chris Pedersen, executive sous chef at Westward Look Resort in Tucson, Arizona, … Continue reading

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Roger Naylor at The Well Red Coyote Jan 24

Roger Naylor, author of Death Valley: Hottest Place on Earth, will give a talk at The Well Red Coyote bookstore in Sedona on Friday, January 24, at 7:00pm. http://www.wellredcoyote.com/events.html

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Hiking 1000 miles and other New Year resolutions

Death Valley author Roger Naylor hiked 1000 miles in 2013. Here is his story that ran in the Arizona Republic: http://www.azcentral.com/travel/articles/20140107hiking-miles-set-goal-final.html?nclick_check=1

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Friday Photo 1/17

The ghostly reflection of the snow-clad Panamint Mountains in Death Valley National Park can be seen in the shallow waters that collect on the valley floor following winter storms. From Death Valley: Hottest Place on Earth, by Roger Naylor. Photo … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week: Eat Em and Weep Chili

Try this flavorful chili from Santa Cruz Chili & Spice Co. Cookbook, by Jean England Neubauer. Serve it Sonoran-style with frijoles, rice, and flour tortillas. Eat ‘Em and Weep Chili Serves 6 3 pounds cross-rib beef roast, trimmed and cubed … Continue reading

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Uprising by Jake Page is here!

Uprising: The Pueblo Indians and the First American War for Religious Freedom, by Jake Page, is now available at your favorite bookseller! This book is one of the most comprehensive on a critical event in Native American history, and the … Continue reading

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Visit a national park for free on Jan 20th

Mark your calendar: Admission to all national parks is free on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20th, the first fee-free day of 2014. What a great opportunity to visit a park near you or wherever your travels take you. … Continue reading

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Friday Photo 1/10

Snow melts off the trees on a gorgeous winter day in Summerhaven, atop Mount Lemmon near Tucson, Arizona. Photo by Austen Cook.  

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