Food at the speed of life: Let there be peas on Earth

My family’s New Year’s Day dinner is required to include black-eyed peas, for luck. (I think the tradition followed us from Texas.) I put a lot more faith in Providence than luck, but I like fun traditions and my dad’s black-eyed peas. My family used to grow black-eyed peas in our garden and shell them […]

My turn: Black-eyed peas make chili sing

I wouldn’t have thought to put black-eyed peas in chili, but my co-worker, Victoria Garrett, does. Her recipe for Black-eyed Pea Chili is modified from a version in the American Profile magazine, and she suggested it for this column. The recipe is tasty and nicely spicy, and Victoria says it’s easy to make, which is […]

Community menu

Monday: Taco, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, Spanish rice, salsa, corn and gelatin. Tuesday: Baked ham, broccoli and cheese, roll, margarine and pineapple upside down cake. Wednesday: Chicken and noodles, peas, beets, biscuit and brownie. Thursday: Closed. Friday: Closed.

10-4 CSC menu

Monday: Frito Pie, Pinto beans, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and angel food cake. Tuesday: Chicken and noodles, peas, carrots, cornbread, margarine and fruit salad. Wednesday: Pork roast, black-eyed peas, tomatoes with green chili, cornbread, margarine, cottage cheese and apricots. Thursday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, wheat roll, margarine and white cake. Friday: Chicken enchiladas, […]

Jan. 18, 2008 CSC Menu

Monday: Closed. Tuesday: Hamburger Mac, green beans, corn, peaches. Wednesday: Chicken and rice, salad, peas, roll, peanut butter cookie. Thursday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll, fruit cocktail. Friday: Baked Chicken, carrots, peas, roll, oatmeal cookie.

July 27, 2008 Menus

Community Service Center Monday: Spaghetti with meat sauce, green salad, corn, garlic bread and pears. Tuesday: Chicken and noodles, peas, carrots, corn bread, fruit salad. Wednesday: Frito pie, pinto beans and white cake. Thursday: King Ranch Chicken, Spanish rice, green salad and peaches. Milk, coffee and tea served daily.

2-10-08 Menus

Community Services Center 1100 Community Way, Portales Lunch served 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m, Monday through Friday Monday: Ham, yams, broccoli, wheat dinner roll, apple. Tuesday: Hamburger steak, brown gravy with mushrooms, mashed potatoes, green beans with onion, wheat roll and margarine, pineapple chunks. Wednesday: Chicken enchiladas, pinto beans, peas/carrots, fry bread, orange. Thursday: Navajo […]

Nov. 18 Menus

Community Services Center 1100 Community Way, Portales Lunch served 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m, Monday through Friday Monday: Pork posole, salad with dressing, mustard greens, garlic bread, pumpkin spice cookie. Tuesday: Navajo taco, fry bread, pinto beans, peas and carrots, orange. Wednesday: Chicken and dumplings, asparagus, carrots, sugar cookie, pears. Thursday: Closed for Thanksgiving. Friday: […]

Why we celebrate with black-eyed peas

Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers Hopefully as you read this you’ve got the Tournament of Roses Parade on your television, the lineup of football bowl games spread on the coffee table and a pot of black-eyed peas on the stove. I’ve never been too big on setting resolutions for the new year. Sure it’s a good […]

Menus

Free Lunch Menu Call 356-5463 for information. Monday: Memorial Day, no meal served. Tuesday: Chicken nuggets, roll, fries, fresh fruit and milk. Wednesday: Hamburger or cheese burger, chips, lett/tom, onion, fresh fruit and milk. Thursday: Frito pie, corn, fresh fruit, little Debbie and milk. Friday: Pizza, salad w/dressing, fresh fruit, frozen fruit bar and milk. […]