Senior menus —

The following are the lunch menus for the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Fish sandwich, parsley potatoes, spinach, pears, cottage cheese. Friday Beef enchilada, lettuce, tomato, pinto beans, jalapeno, onion and salsa, crackers, chocolate pudding. Monday Sweet and spicy chicken, broccoli, peppers and onions, buttered carrots, spice cake. Tuesday Taco, lettuce, tomato [...]

Chile craving takes over in fall season

By Karl Terry: Guest Columnist As the nights get cooler and the leaves begin to turn, the craving hits me. With a longing like an expectant mother for pickles and ice cream, my search instead is for fresh green chile. We laid in our winter store of the spicy vegetable last week with a purchase [...]

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 [...]