Santa Fe Kitchens: Delicious Recipes from the Southwest by The Museum Of New Mexico Foundation
For centuries, Santa Fe has charmed visitors and captured the imagination and spirit of its residents. A central ingredient in the making of Santa Fe’s charm has been the kitchens of the city and the surrounding area. Whether in the home or in restaurants, Santa Fe kitchens reflect the diversity of its residents and visitors, and blend the diverse cultures of New Mexico. Now, the Museum of New Mexico Foundation has collected more than 300 recipes from its membership, local chefs, artists and dignitaries to help create this exciting new cookbook.
The Museum of New Mexico Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to the four musuems and six historical state monuments that comprise the Museum of New Mexico. The Foundation promotes excellence at hte Museum of New Mexico. through effective fundraising, innovative entrepreneurial ventures, community collaboration, and essential support services. The Museum Foundation of New Mexico includes The Palace of the GOvernors, The Museum of Fine Arts Santa Fe, Museum of International Folk Art, and The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.
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1/4 pound unsalted butter, room temperature
1/2 pound Gorgonzola or other blue cheese
1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
3/4 cup pine nuts, lightly toasted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine butter and cheese in food processor. Add flour, nuts, salt and blend briefly. Do not puree nuts. Form into two 1 1/2 inch cylinders. Wrap in foil or waxed paper and chill overnight. Slice dough 1/8 inch thick and place on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake until golden brown, about 12 minutes. Cool on wire racks.