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There’s a delicious new business partnership between Coquette, known for their artisanal cakes in decorated Mason jars, and Santa Fe Spirits, the premier micro-distillery of the Southwest. The Santa Fe Spirits Downtown Tasting Room at 308 Read St. reopens Thursday, March 25, 2021, at 4 p.m. To celebrate, Coquette has created three desserts in decorated jars exclusively for Santa Fe Spirits that will be available at The Downtown Tasting Room, incorporating their handcrafted liquors with locally sourced ingredients. The dessert … Read More
From Southern New Mexico north, there are plenty of places to hit the slopes this winter. While Las Cruces may not be a skiing mecca, the slopes of the nation’s southernmost mountain nearing 12,000 feet in elevation — Sierra Blanca Peak near Ruidoso — lie just over two hours away, where the excellent Ski Apache resort awaits. Of course, the ski areas of Central and Northern New Mexico have several destinations for those seeking to quench their on-snow thirsts. However, … Read More
This week, snowsports journalist Daniel Gibson takes us skiing at his own private paradise, then provides regional resort condition updates for January 6. | At “Ski Vallecitos” frozen wild grass is considered a skiable surface, as are icy ponderosa pine needles. I was reminded of this on a New Year’s outing to the Tusas Mountains and the small straw bale cabin we have on the banks of the Rio Vallecitos north of Ojo Caliente. We have a tradition of heading … Read More