Who I am — May 18

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Shirley Gomez My daughter says I make the best cookies in the world … I’ve lived in Tucumcari for 32 years … I can usually be found at the softball field.

Ancient ways not always so far fetched

by Leonard Lauriault I have a pig-shaped cookie jar in which I keep animal cookies to snack on while I fix supper (I usually keep several choices of snacky things around my counter for that purpose). One day while making soup, I got a handful of cookies and started whistling – you guessed it – […]

Baked goods are holiday sweeteners from here to Iraq

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Tucumcari�s own Dora Maes makes a lot of holiday gatherings sweet. She bakes all kinds of goodies including sugar cookies, cakes, pies and a local favorite ��biscocitos. Biscocitos are sometimes known as the Rio Grande Biscuits or wedding cookies. Maes has grown her business, Maes Special Occasions, from homebaked […]

Of phones and sandwiches

By Kevin Wilson Most weeks, I’ve got a great idea that I can bore my readers about for at least 500 words. That being said, this isn’t one of those weeks. Instead, this is a week of four really good ideas that are just below the mark of deserving their own column. Enjoy: • I […]

Students deck the cookies at High Desert

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari Middle School student Louie Leyva said he never baked anything before in his life, much less Christmas cookies. And neither Leyva nor anyone in his home economics class, now known as family consumer science, had ever taken a couple batches out to decorate with anyone. But Friday found five of […]

2005 Quay County Fair Results

Baking, open and junior classes Quick bread, banana: 1. Maxine Wallace; 2. Serena Gore Quick bread, junior:1. Olivia Mitchell Quick bread, other: 1. Lola Bauler Angel food cake: 3. Sonja Kostedt Pecan pie: 1. Maxine Wallace Chocolate cookies, junior: 3. Natalie Hayes Chocolate chip cookies, junior: 1. Rebecca Rush; 2. Jena Slater Oatmeal cookies, junior: […]