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Molly Boyle

Molly Boyle lives in Santa Fe and studied poetry at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Datebook: January/February 2022

ON FEBRUARY 6, bang a gong and get your Lunar New Year on at Santa Fe’s Museum of International Folk Art. Between the pounding of Taiko drums, a dancing Buddha, and multiple lions on parade, the free…

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Heat Up with Salsa Trios

ONE SUNDAY NIGHT in the early 1950s, three brothers in the Baca family sat around the supper table, hashing out their next business venture. The men had returned from World War II to their Barelas…

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Officially Divine: Bizcochitos

Above: This classic recipe appears in The Best from New Mexico Kitchens . Photograph by Douglas Merriam. ADVICE FROM THE ABUELAS We asked two Santa Fe–based grandmas—and expert bizcochito bakers—for…

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Light Up the Night

Above: Create your own festival of lights at home. Illustration by Chris Philpot. THEY'RE CALLED FAROLITOS UP NORTH and luminarias in the central and southern parts of the state, but a lineup of…

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Advice from the Abuelas

Above: New Mexico's official state cookie has simple, yet rich flavors of cinnamon, sugar, and anise. Photograph by Douglas Merriam. GROWING UP IN TESUQUE, Loretta Sisneros Olguin had an elderly…

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Datebook: December 2021

HOLIDAY BAZAARS OFFER A CHANCE to find that quintessential handmade–in–New Mexico treasure, the one that will be cherished by far-flung friends for years to come. Get your wallet out and chart a…

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Datebook: November 2021

Above: Fredheads unite this fall at the12th annual Fred Harvey History Weekend. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. FANS OF HOSPITALITY entrepreneur Fred Harvey (1835–1901) gather November 12–15…

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