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

Ask Ari

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

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Courtesy of Big Jim Farms

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I-Pick, U-Pick, We All-Pick Chiles

U-Pick Green Chiles and Farmers' Market

Enjoy an afternoon on the farm and pick green chiles, ranging from mild to extra hot with on-site roasting. Other fruits and vegetable are also for sale.
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An Apple a Day

The Magnificent Cider Fest

Showcasing N.M.’s emerging artisanal cider industry in a unique environment. This festival amplifies the senses, from tasting local cider to pie eating, chuckwagon cooking, film screening, photography and likely some two-stepping or line dancing.
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Chowtown Restaurant Guide

Whether you’re more familiar with the French Riviera or the French Quarter, there are plenty of places in Albuquerque to get a taste of authentic French cuisine. Read Hosho McCreesh’s review of Le Quiche Parisienne in this issue, and check out these other restaurants in the city that will cater to your wanderlust and make you feel, if only for the evening, that you’re dining in the City of Lights. Bon appetit, mes amis.