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biographical name | encyclopedia/music Pronounced: \bey-bee gey-bee\ | IPA: /ˈbeɪ bi ˈgeɪ bi/ Definition of Baby Gaby Gabriel R. Sanchez 1942- American musician. Baby Gaby. a leading music performer of New Mexico music, influential since the rock ‘n’ roll era, well through, to the modern era. lexicon/new-mexico-music | lexicon/sanchez-family Cultural significance of Baby Gaby within New Mexico Baby Gaby’s […]Continue reading

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noun | part of encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \beez-coh-chee-tohz\ \biz-coh-chee-tohz\ | IPA: /biz koʊ tʃi toʊz/ Definition of biscochitos / bizcochitos affectionate/diminutive term for bizcocho “cake” in Spanish, literally “little cakes” or “baby cakes”. New Mexican; a traditional cookie with a relatively simple recipe that consists of four ingredients (anise, cinnamon, sugar, and butter or lard). Although biscochitos are are frequently […]Continue reading

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restaurant chain | encyclopedia/cuisine | Pronounced: \bleyks loh-tuh bur-ger\ | IPA: /bleɪks ˈloʊ tə ˈbɜr gər/ Definition of Blake’s Lotaburger An iconic New Mexican cuisine fast food restaurant chain in Albuquerque. The company, established in 1952 by Blake Chanslor. Blake’s Lotaburger emphasizes Americana themes, and foods such as fast food New Mexican cuisine and the Lotaburger. Examples of Blake’s Lotaburger Menu Origin of Blake’s […]Continue reading

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noun | encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \brek-fuhst buh-ree-tohz\ | IPA: /ˈbrɛk fəst burˈri tɔs/ Definition of breakfast burritos New Mexican and Route 66 Southwestern American; a dish consisting of a tortilla folded around various breakfast food items, particularly fried potatos, eggs, bacon, steak, etc. with red or green New Mexico chile. As with most comfort foods with regional variations, […]Continue reading

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demonym | part of encyclopedia/culture Pronounced: \bur-kay-neo\ or \bood-kay-nyo\ IPA: /bʊ.ɾˈkɛˈnyɔ/ Plural: Burqueños or Burqueñas Definition of Burqueño/Burqueña Burqueño and the feminine Burqueña, (sometimes spelled with an n instead of an ñ, as Burqueno) a native of Albuquerque, and the Albuquerque Metropolitan Area (extended throughout Central New Mexico), traditionally one born hearing the urban type New Mexico English; the dialect or accent […]Continue reading

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