Dining

Liddie’s Traditional New Mexican Dishes: Fideos

Fideos. Photo by Liddie Martinez

By LIDDIE MARTINEZ
Española Valley

All world travelers have seen pasta dishes representing the cultures of the world with recipes varying from Italian Spaghetti to German Spätzle to Chinese Chow Mein.

It is an inexpensive comfort food that is accessible to all pocketbooks. Pasta dishes have become somewhat universal although the origins of pasta can be traced back to 500 B.C. pre-Ancient Rome and the Etruscan civilization.

Shared widely by the Etruscan’s, everybody wants to lay claim to its invention including Marco Polo enthusiasts who claim he brought


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New Mexico Grown Fruits And Vegetables For Senior Meals Pilot Program Deemed Major Success

NM AGING News: 

In a time when New Mexican’s are challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, and seniors and students are no longer able to participate in meals at senior centers and schools, New Mexico seniors are benefiting from a new state initiative called the New Mexico Grown Fruits and Vegetables for Senior Meals Program Pilot.

At noon Wednesday, June 24, local farmers will deliver freshly picked vegetables to the Sandoval County Meadowlark Senior Center at 4330 Meadowlark Lane in Rio Rancho, to be prepped Thursday and delivered to seniors Friday to enjoy.

Through a new pilot program from the


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Get Off-The-Beaten-Path In Durango’s Animas River Valley

The Animas River Valley in Durango, Colo. Courtesy photo

DURANGO News:

DURANGO, Colo. — Visit Durango announces news from the Animas River Valley, as several local businesses share new offerings.

From reimagined farm-to-table dining and long-awaited spirits, to an extensive renovation of the historic Trimble Hot Springs and tiny-home vacation getaways, the Animas River Valley now offers more reasons to explore Durango off-the-beaten path.

Follow the picturesque San Juan Skyway Scenic Byway (Hwy 550) north toward Purgatory Ski Resort, 27-miles from downtown Durango. Along the way,


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On The Job In Los Alamos: Varela At Secret City Kitchen

On the job in Los Alamos is Secret City Kitchen owner Jeremy Varela conducting curbside delivery at lunchtime Thursday for a customer waiting in the parking lot outside the restaurant on the UNM-LA campus. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Owner Jeremy Varela explains Thursday that while the UNM-LA campus is closed to the public, Secret City Kitchen inside Building 2 is still in operation offering curbside pick-up and delivery. Order online or over the phone at 505.819.3676. For updated information and to view the menu, visit secretcitykitchen.com. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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Scenes From Los Alamos Farmers Market June 11, 2020

Scene from Los Alamos Farmers Market Thursday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from Los Alamos Farmers Market Thursday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from Los Alamos Farmers Market Thursday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Farmers Market News:

Thursday markets take place 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through October at Ashley Pond Park.

Saturday markets are 8 a.m. to noon at the Justice Center parking lot and run through September.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, extra precautions


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Award Winning Author Liddie Martinez Discusses Best Selling Cook Book ‘The Chile Line’ Historic Northern New Mexico Recipes On KTRC Saturday

Hutton Broadcasting is airing a series on the ‘best of interviews’ and will re-run an interview with local author Liddie Martinez on her runaway best selling cookbook, ‘The Chile Line’ Historic Northern New Mexico Recipes 3-4 p.m. on KTRC 1260/103.7 and streamed at santafe.com. Pajarito Press LLC in Los Alamos published The Chile Line, learn more and purchase the book at www.pajaritopress.com. Courtesy/Pajarito Press

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Infinite BBQ Opens For Business In Smith’s Marketplace

Owners David and Melissa Pearce opened their new store Infinite BBQ inside Smith’s Marketplace  at 10 a.m. today. Infinite BBQ is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Infinite BBQ opened for business at 10 a.m. today inside Smith’s Marketplace. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The menu for Infinite BBQ, which opened for business at 10 a.m. today inside Smith’s Marketplace. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com


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