Indian Pueblo before the Storm

Hail and Wind and Rain.

All Coming  In Late August.

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We Timed It Just Right for an Authentic Indian Pueblo Meal Just before the Coming Storm.

At the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

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Just Down the Road from Home.

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There are Deer Dancers and a Corn Maiden in the Plaza.

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Celebrating the 19 Indian Pueblos of New Mexico.

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Mr. Doodle is from Laguna Pueblo.  For Most Visitors, the Cultural Center is a Tourist Attraction.

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For Us, It’s Like Coming Home.

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The Smells.  The Tastes.  The Sounds.  All Familiar.

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We Talk of His Mom.  Grandma.  A Lovely Lady Who Shared Many Meals with Us Here.

Never Forgotten.

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The Pueblo Harvest Café & Bakery is Worth a Visit or Two.

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Corn Dog Batter Hot Dog Bites with Sweet Potato Chips for an Appetizer.   Very Silly and Fun.

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Breakfast Tacos – Carne Adovada Hash, Cilantro, Corn, Feta Cheese.  Delicious.

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Posole – Pronounced “Poh – SOL – lee”

Grandma’s Posole was Much Better than Here.  But Here is Pretty Good.

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Green Chile Stew…that kid eats a lot of green chile stew.

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Dark Clouds are Moving In, but Still Time for Dessert.

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream with a “tiny” pitcher of Chocolate Sauce.

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Biscochito – Pronounced “Bis – Co – CHEE – Toe”

Biscochito Ice Cream Sandwich.

Grandma Would Have Loved This Fun Twist on Traditional Biscochitos.

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Biscochitos are a spicy, anise-flavored cookie sprinkled with cinnamon.  A Holiday Staple in New Mexico and New Mexico’s Official State Cookie.

My Favorite Part of the Meal?

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Sharing Stories.  Lively Conversations.  Remembering.

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And Planning a Summer Vacation.  For Next Year.

Can You Guess Where?

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Magic.  Together.

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Do You Have a Special Place That Feels Like Coming Home?

 

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