Remembering cooking with lard

By Lynn Moncus Not long ago, a group of us began talking about one of our favorite subjects, food, and began to comment about how much we missed both the taste and the foods from the earlier days. Even though we can buy many of the items we grew up eating, they just don’t have […]

9/24 Senior citizen menu

Senior Citizen Menu Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Pork posole, salad, dressing, mustard greens, garlic bread, pumpkin spice cookies, milk. Tuesday: Glazed ham, green bean casserole, corn, wheat roll, apple cobbler, milk. Wednesday: Frito pie, tossed salad, Mexican corn, cornbread, gelatin, fruit, milk. Thursday: Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed vegetables, biscuit, margarine, cherry cobbler, milk. Friday: […]

Bread lady returns

William Thompson Mary Jane Edaakie, a member of the Isleta Pueblo tribe and affectionately known to Tucumcari residents as the “Bread Lady”, returned to the Tucumcari Historical Museum Saturday to bake Native American bread in an outdoor oven or “horno.” Edaakie comes from the Isleta Pueblo reservation to Tucumcari twice a year to serve up […]