Liddie’s Traditional New Mexican Dishes: Mincemeat Empanaditas

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Liddie’s Traditional New Mexican Dishes: Mincemeat Empanaditas

By Liddie Martinez

Espanola Valley

Holidays for my family were more about looking back and embracing tradition; a time to bring the family together.

Since my Grandmother was the matriarch and lived with us when I was a kid, generations of relatives started arriving the week of Thanksgiving and came and left with such irregularity, you never knew who might come to dinner.