Friday morning briefing: Clovis’ top chef, a celebration and maybe some rain

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Steaking it out Check out Doug McGregor of Clovis, now a prize winning steak chef. Seems Doug, 66, who has never competed in a cooking contest before, decided to try his hand at the Cowboy Culture Celebration steak contest last weekend in Dublin, Texas.He […]

Food at the speed of life: Celebrity chef offers thoughts on cooking

New York resident and India native Suvir Saran is a chef, chef instructor, farmer, blogger, cookbook author and restaurant owner. He said he’s cooked for as long as he can remember. I asked for his thoughts on cooking. Suvir’s philosophy: • “To me, cooking is not about entertainment, it’s not about fanfare, not about fuss, […]

My Turn: Chef offers cooking advice

Argen Duncan New York resident and India native Suvir Saran is a chef, chef instructor, farmer, blogger, cookbook author and restaurant owner. I met him during his trip to this area last week. Suvir is personable and articulate, and not above dishing out a little good-natured ribbing. He told me he’s cooked as long as […]

Aug. 20 — Aug. 26 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried cod, beef burgundy and fried shrimp Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Carved roast pork loin and salisbury steak Wednesday: Carved roast beef and roast turkey Thursday: Barbecue ribs and fried chicken

Aug. 13 -Aug. 15 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried catfish, fried shrimp and stuffed bell peppers Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Carved beef brisket and barbecue chicken Wednesday: Carved roast beef and apricot glazed chicken Thursday: Chinese cuisine

Aug. 6 -Aug. 12 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Chef’s choice Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Mexican cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and fried chicken Thursday: Chinese cuisine

July 30 -Aug. 5 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried fish and fried shrimp Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Italian cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and rosemary chicken Thursday: Beef brisket and chicken pot pie

July 23 -July 29 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried flounder, shrimp scampi and baked chicken. Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Mexican cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and barbecue beef cubes. Thursday: Beef stroganoff and baked chicken

July 16 -July 22 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried catfish, fried shrimp and chicken alfredo Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Chinese cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and roast turkey Thursday: Barbecue ribs and fried chicken

July 9 -July 15 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Seafood Newburg, fried shrimp and beef tips Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Mexican cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and fried chicken Thursday: Carved pork loin and salisbury steak

June 25 -July 1 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried fish, fried shrimp and baked chicken Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Meatloaf and spaghetti Wednesday: Carved roast beef and barbecue chicken Thursday: Beef stew and grilled chicken breast

June 18 -June 24 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried fish and shrimp and roast turkey Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Chinese cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and spaghetti Thursday: Fried chicken and meatloaf

June 11 -June 17 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Seafood newburg, fried pork chops and fried shrimp Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Chicken enchiladas, beef tacos and tamales Wednesday: Carved roast beef and chicken cordon bleu Thursday: Carved roast beef and chicken cordon bleu

June 4 -June 9 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried fish, fried shrimp and meatloaf Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Italian cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and roast turkey Thursday: Beef stroganoff and country fried steak

Food for thought: Chef Juandel one smooth(ie) operator

By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer Chef Juandel makes wild smoothies that make a nice, light, nutritious breakfast or snack. The chef, the culinary side of ENMU director of media relations Wendel Sloan, provided a smoothie recipe but said you can use whatever you have. Following Wendel’s recipe, almost, I blended a banana, orange, pear […]

May 21 -May 27 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried fish, fried shrimp and roast turkey Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Chinese cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and spaghetti Thursday: Fried chicken and meatloaf

May 14 -May 20 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Seafood Newburg, fried pork chops and fried shrimp Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: German cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and chicken cordon bleu Thursday: Salisbury steak and chicken cordon bleu

May 7 – May 13 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried fish, fried shrimp and meatloaf Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Italian cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and carved roast turkey Thursday: Beef stroganoff and country fried steak

April 23 -April 29 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried fish and shrimp, baked chicken Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Meatloaf and spaghetti Wednesday: Roast beef and turkey Thursday: Barbecue ribs and baked chicken

April 16 -April 22 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried fish, shrimp and roast turkey Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Chinese cuisine Wednesday: Roast beef and spaghetti Thursday: Fried chicken and meatloaf