Senior happenings —

CRSMA Senior Diners Club 901 West 13th St., Clovis Monday: Closed. Tuesday: Green salad, green chili chicken enchiladas, pinto beans and plums/toppings. Wednesday: Gravy, pork chops, mashed potatoes, green peas, biscuit and cherry cobbler. Thursday: Sliced tomatoes, baked chicken, broccoli, cheese and rice casserole, strawberry/bananas, apple and wheat roll/margarine. Friday: Pasta salad, barbecue beef sandwich, […]

Senior happenings —

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities; 10:30 a.m., Indoor exercise; 1 p.m., Bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities; 9:30 a.m., Free blood sugar and blood pressure check; 10:30 a.m., Indoor exercise; 1 p.m., Bingo and refreshments. Thursday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities; 10:30 a.m., […]

Senior happenings — Dec. 11

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1-5 p.m., Dance at Los Abuelitios. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities. Tuesday: 9 a.m., B.O.D. meeting; 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities; 10:30 a.m., Indoor exercise; 1 p.m., Bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities; 9:30 a.m., Free blood sugar and blood pressure check; […]

Food at the speed of life: Tuna salad has Southwest influence

W ho says tuna salad needs mayonnaise? Inspired by recipes my parents make, I made a lighter tuna salad with a Southwestern twist … if you can use the contrasting words “tuna” and “Southwestern” in the same sentence. Anyway, the dish can become chicken salad or even salmon salad.

Food at the speed of life: Pasta salad tangy, healthy

When I was growing up, my mom started making a pasta salad that’s still one of my favorites. (In fact, she made it last time she came to visit.) It’s cold, so it’s good for summer, and it has a nice variety of colors and flavors and a general light tanginess. It’s healthy, too. Mom […]

Senior happenings —

CRSMA Senior Diners Club 901 West 13th St., Clovis Monday: Buttered peas, chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, peach Danish, WW roll/margarine. Tuesday: Baked chicken, broccoli/cheese/rice casserole, strawberry/bananas, apple, wheat roll/margarine. Wednesday: Jalepenos and onion slices, beef stew, apricot gelatin dessert, cornbread/oleo, apple. Thursday: Broccoli salad, Italian chicken, carrots, peach pound cake, cheesy Italian bread. Friday: […]

Denim purses, potato salad featured on show

Sheryl Borden Information on making denim purses, preparing potato salad three ways and baking with sunflower products will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Author and sewing expert Barb Chauncey will demonstrate making a variety of denim purses based on designs from her latest book. Her company […]

Food at the speed of life: Salad has special kick

Prowling through recipes on a website the other day, I discovered a great idea: mangos and balsamic vinaigrette in a salad. I put the two with some other ingredients and had a tasty light meal or side salad. It’s healthy, simple and a change of pace. The sweet mango and the tangy basalmic vinegar play […]

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. 24, 2008 Senior Calendar

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., daily activities including pool, crafts, ceramics, sewing, quilting, dominos, puzzles, card games, computer access, blood pressure checks and therapeutic massage chairs. Tuesday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m., daily activities; 1:15 p.m. – money bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., daily activities; 1-3 p.m. – […]

Feb. 20, 2008 Recipe of the Day

A very popular dish today is a Caesar Salad served with chicken pieces. Here is Mom’s recipe for Caesar Salad with her homemade dressing. CAESAR SALAD 2 oz. Olive oil 1/4 Teaspoon chopped garlic 1/4 Teaspoon Grey Poupon mustard 1 1/2 Teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce 1 Egg yolk Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/2 Teaspoon garlic pepper […]

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. 15, 2008 Recipe of the Day

Potluck suppers and picnic lunches are always fun. It gives all of us a chance to sample new dishes. Mom says that whenever she brings the Italian Rice Salad someone is bound to ask for the recipe. ITALIAN RICE SALAD 1 9-ounce box Near East Rice Pilaf cooked according to package directions. Then add: 1/2 […]

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, 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 […]

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: […]

Dec. 30, 2007 Senior Happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., daily activities including pool, crafts, ceramics, sewing, quilting, dominos, puzzles, card games, computer access, blood pressure checks and therapeutic massage chairs. Tuesday: Closed for the New Year holiday. Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., daily activities; 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 – […]

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 […]