Gold Bars

Gold Bars…they’re the unicorn of foods. This is a cafeteria staple that at one time was found in lunchrooms across Albuquerque (before the days of peanut allergies), maybe even the entire state of New Mexico. My sister recalls buying these in middle school in Las Cruces. Kirk says she’s a liar. If she’s right, how … More Gold Bars

AlbuKirky Seasonings Green Chile Stew

Fall marks a monumental seasonal turning point in New Mexico. Yes, the leaves start to change color and their  fiery beauty gives the  landscape a breathtaking palette. Yes, the desert temperatures dip letting us continue to bask in the warmth of sun-filled days, but reach for our favorite sweater and cozy up to a fire in the evenings. … More AlbuKirky Seasonings Green Chile Stew

Another Disc-It Round Up and Our Winning Dish!

September 24th marked the 8th Annual Disc-It Round Up to benefit UNM Children’s Hospital and we were there with our aprons on, Disc-Its hot, ready to cook! This annual event is the passion project of organizer Nevin Montano. He and his devoted team of family and friends work very hard to make this event successful, their … More Another Disc-It Round Up and Our Winning Dish!

Anchonero Hot Wings

A couple of months ago, Team AlbuKirky attended the inaugural Annual Albuquerque Wing and Beer Fest. We’ve been anxious to do more cooking events so the idea of frying up a few thousand wings peaked our interest. Also, this was a charity event to benefit a couple of terrific local organizations, NM Fisher House and Joy Junction, so … More Anchonero Hot Wings

Salad Secrets

Cheryl here. We eat a lot of meat and fish in ALL its glorious forms at our abode. Beef, chicken, pork, duck, lamb, fish, shrimp, salmon…you name it. It makes it’s way to our plates via all the usual methods and some not so usual…grilling, smoking, frying, sautéing, baking and sous vide-ing (not sure if I should “ing” … More Salad Secrets

Classic Cheese Fondue

In our house, we have a fondness for cheese. There’s no question about it. It’s various forms delight us and it’s many qualities enchant us. Cheese is as rich and varied as fine wine and frequently described in the same vein…earthy, nutty, pungent, sweet, salty, buttery, the list goes on. Personally, I don’t have a … More Classic Cheese Fondue