Alibi V.18 No.47 • Nov 19-25, 2009 
In the absence of feathers, a nice chicken sweater will come in handy.

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Winter Chickens

Having just passed my first year on the backyard chicken bandwagon, I'm watching the temperatures cool off and wondering what measures I should take to winterize my chickens.

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Sangkaya   is a tasty juxtaposition between sweet and starchy squash flesh and creamy coconut custard.
Ari LeVaux

Eating In

Pumpkin Thai

Rule the Thanksgiving table with a Thai-style pumpkin custard

I'm no stranger to pumpkin pie. I owned and operated a small pumpkin pie business after college, where I experimented widely, trying countless permutations on the basic theme, and tweaked my way to some fantastic pie. I thought I knew most everything there is to know about pumpkin pie. But walking around a night-market in Bangkok, Thailand, I had an experience that turned my concept of pumpkin pie inside-out.

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Food Lover's Gift Guide

Just Desserts

Sweet gifts from a trio of local food artisans

Un Petit Morceau

Last February, Nana Visitor and Kim Montalvo began e-mailing flyers for made-to-order goodies. At first, the monthly messages went out to just a few friends and neighbors in Corrales. Now the flyers reach about 150 inboxes, and their “specialized, high-end” foods are sold in gourmet stores outside of the Village.

"We do small, beautiful little things that taste great," Montalvo says. "We love doing bite-size morsels.” That's where their business, Un Petit Morceau, gets its name.

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Image by Clarke Conde

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Plants and Stranger Things

Plant Powered Pop-Up Market: Plant Powered Things

Enjoy vegan food, live music and vendors with an '80s theme.
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Chowtown Restaurant Guide

Get Out There

It’s summer in Burque and myriad patios await your presence. Snap the kids out of their bought air-and-video game trance for an outing that culminates in the joyful consumption of healthful and delicious paletas—no, really!—or invite some colleagues and comrades out to smash the swanky local rooftop bar scene with you. If you’re looking for a more pastoral vibe, get your farm-to-table on in Albuquerque’s resplendent North Valley. Here are a handful of our favorite patios in The Duke City. Don’t neglect to slather on some sunscreen and install a rideshare app (such as Uber, Lyft or zTrip) on your smartphone ... in case you over-hydrate.

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