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Saija Lehtonen Paints with a Lens

by Marilyn Noble Saija Lehtonen says the shutterbug bit her at the age of twelve when she first saw a book of Ansel Adams’s work. She then took her first photos with an inexpensive little Kodak camera. But even before … Continue reading

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Christmas Tamales, a Southwest Tradition

By Marilyn Noble Making tamales at Christmas is a tradition in the borderlands, and every family passes down their favorite techniques from generation to generation. Many a spirited discussion ensues when families intermingle and debate the merits of their particular … Continue reading

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Barbecued Southwestern Turkey

Looking for a new twist on the traditional Thanksgiving turkey? If you’re lucky enough to live in a warm climate, a barbecued turkey is a delicious change from the traditional method. If you have to do this in the oven, … Continue reading

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Orange Flan

While I was eating a flan from a local Mexican restaurant the other day, I couldn’t help but think of the best flan I had ever tasted . . . this Orange Flan from Southwest Comfort Food, by Marilyn Noble. … Continue reading

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One of THOSE people rides the California Zephyr

By Marilyn Noble A few months ago, Amtrak announced a traveling writer’s residency program. They pay your way and you get to ride on one of their long-haul routes and write, tweet, post, and Instagram your experience. It sounds like … Continue reading

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Sarah Dolliver, the Accidental Photographer

by Marilyn Noble Unlike many accomplished photographers, Sarah Dolliver wasn’t born with a Brownie box camera in her hands. She didn’t spend her childhood hiding out in a darkroom while her peers played soccer, nor did she spend every spare … Continue reading

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Rio Nuevo books on Amazon Great American Eats list

Congratulations to Janet Taylor (The Healthy Southwest Table), Carolyn Niethammer (The New Southwest Cookbook), and Marilyn Noble (Southwest Comfort Food)! Their books were included in Amazon’s list of 500 hot regional cookbooks!

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Recipe of the Week: Easter Lamb

  If ham sounds too boring for your Easter meal, consider lamb. This Southwestern version from Marilyn Noble’s Southwest Comfort Food has a subtle spice without being too hot. Spicy Southwestern Leg of Lamb Serves 6 6 cloves garlic 6 … Continue reading

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Rio Nuevo Well-Represented in the Slow Food Movement

Congratulations are in order for Rio Nuevo author Chef Ryan Clark. He was recently named board chair for Slow Food Southern Arizona, a chapter affiliated with Slow Food USA. Clark is the author of Modern Southwest Cooking and the proprietor … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week: Roasted Root Salad

This delicious and healthful recipe will give you a new way to eat your vegetables, from Southwest Comfort Food by Marilyn Noble. Roasting root vegetables like beets and parsnips brings out their natural sweetness. If you prefer, use toasted walnuts, … Continue reading

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