Milk behind philosophical thinking

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico columnist There are no three-quart milk jugs — only philosophical dilemmas. I face mine while staring through the glass — not opening the door so as not to fog the view for the next person’s philosophical dilemma. Half-gallon or full gallon? If I go half, I run the risk […]

Dairy Fest offers educational fun

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ShiAnn Nash of Clovis Vet Supply teaches Raquel Anaya how to rope a cow made of a bale of hay and a plastic head during Saturday’s Dairyfest at the Curry County Fairgrounds. By CNJ staff writer: Gabriel Monte While other children played games, had their faces painted and drank milk […]

Ag Sense: Dairy farmers dedicated to land

While there has been much to do in the news in regards to dairying, it is important to understand that dairy farmers in New Mexico are strictly regulated and required to comply with a long list of environmental regulations before they are even allowed to produce milk. It is also important to understand that these […]

Feb. 24, 2008 School Lunch Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Grilled chicken sandwich, pork and beans, lettuce and pickle chips, vanilla cookie and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg biscuit, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken and cheese quesadilla, Spanish rice, corn on the cob, Jell-O cup, fruit and milk. […]

Feb. 18, 2008 Recipe of the Day

One of my all time favorite desserts was what Mom called Lemon Fluff Delight. I have seen similar recipes with the title of Lemon Nothing and Lemon Wind. At any rate, this is a very light, but delicious dessert. Lemon Fluff Delight 1 14oz Can evaporated milk 1 Small box lemon Jello 1 1/2 Cup […]

Feb. 17, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Closed in observance of the Presidents Day Holiday. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon French toast, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Beef soft taco, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Hawaiian chicken, steamed rice, green beans, […]

Feb. 10, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Waffles and graham crackers, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Bean and cheese burrito, Spanish rice, lettuce, tomato, ranch dressing, fruit cup and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Pig in a blanket, potato patty, steamed broccoli, Jell-O cup and milk. Wednesday: […]

Feb. 3 – Woman of the year

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Faye Johnson tearfully accepted her nomination as the United Dairy Women’s Women of the Year at the Milk Lover’s Ball Saturday night. Johnson exceeded expectations working with United Dairy Women in 2007 to promote the group to the public, dairy producers and the industry as a whole, secretary Fathom McKeown […]

Feb. 3, 2008 School Calendar

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Blueberry muffins, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Frito pie, carrots and dip, applesauce, cookie and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — English muffin with sausage pattie, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Super spud, garden salad, fruited Jell-O, ranch dressing, whole wheat roll and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Blueberry […]

Jan. 27, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Grilled chicken sandwich, ranch beans, lettuce and pickle chips, vanilla cookie and milk. Tuesday: Egg biscuit, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch —Chicken and cheese quesadilla, salsa, Spanish rice, corn on the cob, Jell-o cup, fruit and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — […]

Jan. 20, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Closed in observance of Martin Luther King. Jr. Day. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon French toast, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Beef soft taco, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Hawaiian chicken, steamed […]

Recipe of the day: Cheddar Broccoli Chicken and Mashed Potatoes

Recipe: Cheddar Broccoli Chicken and Mashed Potatoes “Tender chicken, broccoli flowerets and a cheesy sauce are served over creamy mashed potatoes for a winning one-dish supper.” INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1 (10.75 ounce) can Campbell’s® Condensed Broccoli Cheese Soup or Campbell’s® Condensed 98% Fat Free Broccoli Cheese Soup 1/3 […]

Recipe of the day: Broccoli cheese soup

Excellent Broccoli Cheese Soup INGREDIENTS * 3/4 cup butter * 3/4 cup all-purpose flour * 9 cups chicken stock * 9 cups milk * 1 teaspoon salt * 1 1/2 teaspoons white pepper * 5 cups fresh broccoli florets * 1 1/2 pounds processed cheese, shredded * 3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese DIRECTIONS 1. Melt […]

Jan. 13, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Waffles and graham cracker, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Bean and cheese burrito, Spanish rice, green beans, fruit cup and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Pig in a blanket, potato patty, steamed broccoli, Jell-O cup, fruit and milk. Wednesday: […]

Cream puff in a pan

1 cup water 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 cup flour 4 eggs 6 oz Instant french vanilla pudding mix 3 cups milk 8 oz cream cheese 16 oz whipped topping chocolate syrup Bring water and margarine to a boil. Add flour all at once. Remove from heat. Beat in eggs, one at a time. […]

Dec. 16, 2007 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage pancake on a stick, juice and milk. Lunch — Corn dog, baked French fries, mini carrots with dip, apple juice, oatmeal cookie and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Scrambled eggs, ham, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Soft beef taco, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit and […]

12-9 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Sausage pancake on a stick, juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, pineapple chunks, homemade whole wheat roll and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread, juice and milk. Lunch — Soft beef taco, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — […]

Dec. 2 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, juice and milk. Lunch — Sloppy joe, pasta, mini carrots, ranch dip, applesauce and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg biscuit, juice and milk. Lunch — Teriyaki rice bowl with chicken dippers, oriental veggies, fresh fruit, fortune cookie and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Fruited yogurt, graham cracker, juice and […]

11-25 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Waffles, graham crackers, juice and milk. Lunch — Beefy macaroni, green beans, peaches, whole wheat roll and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll, juice and milk. Lunch — Pig in a blanket, potato patty, steamed broccoli, fruited Jell-O and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage burrito, cinnamon applesauce, juice and milk. […]

Nov. 18 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick, juice and milk. Lunch — Corn dog, baked French fries, mini carrots, dip, apple juice, oatmeal cookie and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Scrambled egg, ham, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Tacos, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit and milk. Wednesday: Closed for […]