As part of our series on the culinary traditions of Lent we turn holy week in New Mexico in the 1940s.
n Great Depression era New Mexico holy week is a time for visiting, talking, and eating.
Along the Scottish border pancakes known as carlings made of peas fried in butter and salt
Historically, the fourth Sunday of lent have been called a day of mothering in which the custom in United Kingdom have been for adult children to travel home to share time with their mothers as if it were a Mother's Day celebration. Children would bring home with them what people called simnel cake . . .