Yard and Garden: Tomatoes difficult, but rewarding

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Tomatoes are a winning vegetable because of taste, nutrition and color. They aren’t the easiest vegetable to grow, but with a few guidelines you can have good success with this tasty fruit. Tomato success comes from the following: site selection, soil preparation, variety, planting dates, planting techniques, watering, fertilizing […]

Tucumcari water wins taste test

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How sweet it is. The water, that is, in Tucumcari. Tucumcari’s water was named the grand prize winner for drinking water in a “taste off” this week by the New Mexico Rural Water Association.The city’s water was judged on clarity, bouquet and taste, said Charlie Sandoval, director of the city’s Water Department who brought the […]

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 […]

Taste beguiles seventh graders

TV Hagenah Seventh graders at Tucumcari Middle School spent one class period on Thursday in a way that many students and some adults wish they could, dining on food of the Southwest. Social studies teacher Alicia Trujillo had her second annual “Taste of New Mexico Day” at which the students bring foods that are identified […]