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Cultural Convergence Cookbook​

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History of Santa Fe – From the longest war in recorded history between the Moors and the Spaniards to the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 to the dawn of the Atomic Age. Highlights of Santa Fe during the last four centuries detailed with an historical timeline.


New Mexico Death Rituals – The history of death rituals in New Mexico through the mid-twentieth century, along with death practices of cultures throughout the world.


Pueblos of New Mexico – An historical overview of New Mexico’s nineteen Pueblos with photos from 1866 – 1925. New Mexico is the only state in the U.S. that has allowed the indigenous to remain on their ancestral land.  


Only in Santa Fe – Unique history highlighting four hundred years of architecture, spirituality and the people that continue to make Santa Fe the City Different. Historical facts that will help you understand how Santa Fe became the most historically significant city in the country.


Santa Fe as an Art Mecca – The history of the three waves of artists to arrive in Santa Fe with an overview on the people who made Santa Fe one of the leading art markets in the U.S. Today, Santa Fe is one of the largest art markets in the country after New York and Los Angeles. In 2005 Santa Fe was named a UNESCO creative city.  


Santa Fe as a Spiritual Refuge – Santa Fe’s history of major religions and spiritual groups that sought refuge as a result of a war and persecution. Many believe that Santa Fe is a beacon for the spiritually conscious because of the surrounding mountain vortex.  


  1. Paul Taylor: The Man from Mesilla – The history of Mesilla, N.M. and the story of J. Paul Taylor and his contributions in southern New Mexico that led to the inclusion of his home as a historical property for the state of New Mexico.


Fray Angelico Chavez – A Renaissance man of New Mexico, Fray Angelico Chavez, is considered the preeminent Hispanic historian and author of New Mexico. The author of 22 books, the Fray Angelico Chavez Library at the Palace of the Governors is named in his honor. 


Concha Ortiz y Pino – New Mexico’s Grande Dame worked with 19 New Mexico governors, six U.S. presidents and was officially declared a treasure in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and the state of New Mexico.


New Mexico’s Crypto Jews – Of the nineteen founding families of Santa Fe eleven are believed to be the Sephardic Jews who hid their faith for centuries in fear of persecution.


Santa Fe’s Founding Families – Discover the origin of New Mexico’s founding families of Spain.


Santa Fe, 109 E. Palace Avenue and the Manhattan Project – Find out how New Mexico became the birthplace of the Atomic bomb.

Cultural Convergence Cookbook

Recipes include:

  • Red Chile
  • Green Chile
  • Albondigas
  • Atole
  • Beef Tongue
  • Lengua
  • Bizcochitos
  • Bunuelos
  • Burrinates
  • Cabrito
  • Calabacitas
  • Carne Adovada
  • Carne Seca
  • Chaquegue
  • Chicharrones
  • Chiles Rellenos
  • Chile Verde
  • Capriotada
  • Costillas
  • Chicos
  • Empanadas
  • Flan
  • Guacamole
  • Matanza
  • Haba Soup
  • Menudo
  • Tripe
  • Blue Corn Tortillas
  • Sopaipillas
  • Sweet Breads
  • Tamales
  • Torta De Huevo
  • Uetano
  • Verdolagas
  • Posole
  • Torrejas
  • Frijoles
  • Pinto Beans
  • Panocha
  • Paella
  • Quelites
  • Queso Blanco
  • Verdolagas
  • Pipian
  • Pasteles
  • Torta De Huevo
  • Lenten Foods
  • Natillas
  • Chile Caribe
  • Chile Verde
  • Tacos
  • Red Chile Pork Tamales
  • Chokecherry Jelly
  • Chile Con Queso
  • Taquitos
  • Enchiladas
  • Arroz Con Leche
  • Sweet Rice
  • Chiles Rellenos
  • Chicken Tacos
  • Bean Dip
  • Costillas
  • Lamb Ribs
  • Four Tortillas
  • Corn Tortillas
  • Fried Bread
  • Cafe Con Leche
  • Empanaditas
  • Santa Fe Recipes
  • Northern New Mexico Recipes
  • Sesos
  • Fried Brains
  • Queso

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