Recipe: Biscochitos

Recipe: Biscochitos

 “This is a just one of several variations that I have. My grandmother and mother used the traditional lard to make these biscochitos. In those days, there was no oil or any other type of fat.” -Helen Mariscal  Helen Mariscal is locally known for her mouthwatering...
Recipe: Pumpkin Empanadas

Recipe: Pumpkin Empanadas

Many Hispanic families and restaurants serve a traditional pastry called empanadas, made by folding dough over a stuffing. While Helen Mariscal shared this recipe for pumpkin empanadas, any number of ingredients can be used as filling instead. Empanadas can be made...
By the Way

By the Way

Out-of-the-Way Lea: Places Not to Miss in the County Dozens of out-of-the-way geographic, cultural, and historic places in Lea County await a vigilant observer or curious sightseer wanting to know the county like the back of his or her hand or just looking for an...