This particular cooking class includes a lesson in roasting chiles, which seems especially appropriate this time of year…..
Since I write fiction set prior to New Mexico statehood in 1912, most of the story of Blackdom is outside my time frame. I wish someone would write a novel (or a series of them) based on this town. It would be high on my reading list!
A curandera plays an important role in the story from Old One Eye Pete that I shared on July 21. This video provides some insight into the types of remedies that she might have used in her work.
In No Secret Too Small , Suzanna learns how to weave. In her case, the wool has already been taken from the sheep and transformed into yarn. This video and the one I’ll post a couple days from now, provides a lot more information about the entire process than I could have possibly included in the novel. Enjoy!
Since fire was a central element in my post of June 23rd, this seemed like a fitting video to accompany it.
Did you know that there are volcanos in New Mexico?