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In Albuquerque, red and green chile sauce reign supreme, topping everything from enchiladas and burritos to huevos rancheros and even burgers. A sauce's bite is not determined by the color of the chile, as often believed, but by the particular variety of the fruit, and when it was grown. When ordering food in Albuquerque, it’s wise to ask the waiter which color sauce is hotter that day to suit your tastes. Or, just order your dish "Christmas-style," so it comes with both. Said to have originated in Albuquerque, sopaipillas are often served alongside spicy meals. When these fried doughy treats are dipped in honey, they help soothe a burning tongue.
 

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Home Town: Roswell, New Mexico, USA
Living In: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
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Crusted Salmon with Honey-Mustard Sauce

Reviewed on Nov. 20, 2014 by buzz   view full review
Very tasty. Every body liked it and it was easy to put together. Thanks for the recipe!

Libby's® Famous Pumpkin Pie

Reviewed on Nov. 19, 2014 by CINCASUE   view full review
I've been making this pie since I was old enough to stand up and roll pie dough! This is the...

Smooth Broccoli Vitamix® Soup

Reviewed on Nov. 12, 2014 by sandollar1970   view full review
I don't like Broccoli so I can't give this a 5 star rating. I made this for someone else who...

 
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