Vegetarianism not a crusade

Sharna Johnson No turkey for me. No green beans with chunks of ham. No brown gravy. No bacon-garnished this or that. But I’m fine with your fridge full of leftover bird. Really. And I don’t begrudge you the leftover ham sandwiches you’ll be eating next week either. Now before you glance at the bacon on […]

Interest has turned to sports

By Baxter Black: PNT columnist In the fall of 2008, before the election, as the recession crashed down around us, I gave up on politics. It appeared that no one on either side, on Wall Street, in Detroit or in the media had a clue. It was like listening to a basket of turkeys expounding […]

March 15, 2009 CSC menu

Monday: Baked chicken, wild rice, carrot raisin salad, biscuit, margarine and mandarin oranges. Tuesday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, wheat roll, margarine and mandarin oranges. Wednesday: Ham and noodles, California vegetables, vegetable salad, dressing, cottage cheese and peaches. Thursday: Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, gravy, turnip greens, margarine, whole wheat roll, margarine and gelatin with fruit. […]

Gravy mixes mealtime solution

By Sheryl Borden: Creative Living Information on candle centerpieces, using prepared gravy mixes and cooking with apples will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Rita Fuentes, senior regional vice president for PartyLite Gifts Inc. in Plymouth, Mass., will share ideas for bringing fun and festivity to a […]

Feb. 22, 2009 Elida news

Upcoming events Spring break is March 23-27. Breakfast Menu: Monday: Biscuits and gravy, juice, milk, cereal Tuesday: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich, juice, milk, cereal Wednesday: Cinnamon roll, juice, milk, cereal Thursday: Hot Pocket, juice, milk, cereal Lunch Menu Monday: Soft tacos, beans, salad, cookie, milk Tuesday: Sloppy Joes, potatoes, salad, pudding, milk HS: Salad […]

Jan. 11, 2009 CSC Menu

Monday: Hamburger steak, brown gravy, peas, baked potato, roll, pineapple. Tuesday: Baked chicken, spinach, carrots, roll, apricot cobbler. Wednesday: Beef fajitas, Pinto beans, salsa corn, flour tortilla, gelatin with topping. Thursday: Pork roast, broccoli & cauliflower, salad, roll, spiced apples. Friday: Salmon patty, baked potato, carrots, wheat bread, pears.

Houseguests worth a few challenges

By Karl Terry, PNT Managing Editor I briefly turned my back on the pan of gravy to start another pot of coffee and it erupted like a white volcano from the stove. Seconds later the smoke alarm was going off and both dogs were nervous and one was barking his head off. A manageable problem […]

June 28, 1976

• Campbell’s Gro-Green Portales men’s softball association placed third at the La Mesa Invitational Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament. • James T Dyke was selected by Phi Kappa Psi fraternity brothers at Eastern New Mexico University as the Summerfield Scholar of the Year. • From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays customers could purchase two pieces […]

Feeding the classes

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By William Thompson Tony Allen, general manager of Sodexho food service operations at the Eastern New Mexico University cafeteria, brings decades of gourmet experience to the job. Allen said his two most influential teachers along the way were his father and a European chef, Egon Petersen. “Egon was the chef at the Regency Hotel in […]

Is the future better? Fat chance.

By Bob Huber Notes on Independence Day from a historian of the future: Here at the Corporation for Better Health through Chemistry, we in the history department are researching the ill-fated Fat Revolt of 2004. Our investigation uncovered several first-person accounts, all written in brown gravy. To clearly define the opposing forces of that historic […]

School Menus

School Menu September 29 and 30th Portales Municipal Schools Breakfast Monday – Cereal, Biscuit, Juice & Milk Tuesday – Uncrustable (PB & Jelly), Juice & Milk Lunch Monday – Steak Fingers w/Gravy, Roll, Fries, Fresh Fruit & Milk Tuesday – Cheese & Meat Nachos, Pinto Beans, chilled Fruit & Milk Floyd Municipal Schools Breakfast Monday […]