NEW MEXICO MAKERS put the sparkle in our kitchens with high-end edibles and lovely dishes for serving them.
Santa Fe fave Dolina Cafe and Bakery specializes in Hungarian cuisine, and owner Anna Maria Brezna’s cakes are especially divine. The icing on this gingerbread adds a little snap to each sweet and spicy bite. Five pieces, $12.
Jane and Steve Darland barrel-age their organic Traditional Aceto Balsamico of Monticello, near Truth or Consequences, mulling it for 21 years into a deep, dark elixir. One-ounce bottle, $41. organicbalsamic.com
Old Barrel Tea has shops in Mesilla, Ruidoso, and Old Town Albuquerque, as well as an online store with tea blends, local honey, and gourmet herbs. Reusable tin of hibiscus leaves, with 15–20 servings, $13. oldbarreltea.com
EVERYONE DESERVES a few baubles, luscious lotions, and aromatic enhancements.