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Public Invited to Experience Live Nativity

on December 23, 2012 - 9:16am

UNITED CHURCH News:

There will be a Living Nativity staged from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24 in the parking lot on the west side of the United Church across Canyon Road from the Aquatic Center.

The public is invited to interact with the Living Nativity; greet the Holy family, the shephards and the Kings, and pet the live stable animals.

Cookies and hot chocolate will be provided.

Ruby K’s Offers Special Holiday Treats

on December 22, 2012 - 10:19am

RUBY K's News:

Ruby K’s has pumpkin and pecan pies, challah, fresh rolls and food platters available for holiday parties.  

To order catering items call 662-9866 or stop by the restaurant. 

Orders for Christmas Day food must be placed before closing at 3 p.m. today, Saturday, Dec. 22. Orders must be picked up before 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24.

Ruby K’s will be open until 1 p.m. Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day. For information, visit http://rubykbagel.com/.

 

'La Fin du Monde Party' Kicks Off Holiday Events at Dixie Girl

on December 20, 2012 - 9:33am

DIXIE GIRL News

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

DIXIE GIRL News:

Dixie Girl owner Denise Lane announced four upcoming special parties open to the public:

“La Fin du Monde Party” (End of the World Party, Party like there is no tomorrow) 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21

  • Dinner Special: Stout Braised Brisket with Bourbon Peach Glaze, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Vidalia Onion Rings
  • Bar Specials: $3 Martinis, $3 Mayan Mojitos and $3 La Fin du Monde or Maudite Belgian Ales
  • Appetizer specials: Retro Rumaki, Flatbreads and “Buffaleaux” Wings $3

Holiday Wine Dinner 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22
Regular

TOTH Invites Community to Christmas Service

on December 20, 2012 - 8:01am

Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

TOTH News:

Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church warmly invites the community to its Christmas Eve Family Communion service. The service will include a musical celebration of Christmas, performed by the younger members of the church, at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24 in the sanctuary of Trinity on the Hill, 3900 Trinity Dr.

Some 15 elementary and middle school aged youth will perform “Archangel Gabriel’s Awesome Adventure,” a musical fantasy by Beth Merrill and Allan Robert Petker. 

The composers created this musical from a simple question: if angels are sweet

Blue Window Bistro Offers New Year’s Eve Pre-Party Dinner

on December 20, 2012 - 7:33am

The Blue Window Bistro in Los Alamos will host a 5-course New Year’s Eve dinner from 5-9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. Reservations are required.

A special menu will be served, including three appetizer choices, 3 entrée choices and a complimentary glass of champagne for $60 per person.

First Course

  • Blue Corn Blinis with Smoked Salmon
  • Oysters Trio
  • Maple Glazed Boneless Quail
  • Vegetarian Tasting

Second Course

  • Lobster Bisque
  • Pomegranate and Roquefort Salad

Intermezzo

  • Lemon Sorbet

Fourth Course

  • East and West Seafood Platter
  • Red Chile Marinated Lamb Chops
  • Maple Leaf Farms Duck Breast
  • Duo of Black Angus Beef

Food on the Hill: Crab Benedict

on December 18, 2012 - 6:55am
"Food on the Hill" by Sue York
 
This week's recipe:
 
Crab Benedict
 
Photo by Sue York/ladailypost.com
 
ingredients
 
Crab Benedict
(serves two)
4 poached eggs
Two English muffins, toasted
9 oz crab meat, drained ( I prefer lump crab meat, but can get pricy)
1 cup mozzarella cheese
5 egg yolks
1 ½ tablespoon lemon juice
¾ cup cold butter, cut into 1 tablespoon pieces
 
directions
 
Photo by Sue York/ladailypost.com
 
Poach the 4 eggs and set aside.
 
Photo by Sue York/ladailypost.com
 
If they need reheated at the end before you put the Benedict together, you

Column: Align Personal Values with New Year's Resolutions

on December 15, 2012 - 6:51am

By Jessica Kisiel M.S.

Every April in New Mexico, I observe hundreds of people walking many miles on Good Friday before Easter to El Santuario de Chimayo Shrine.

As I scan the crowd it is clear that for the majority of the crowd this trek is the farthest they will walk all year.

Impressed and confused by this annual spectacle I wondered why these people would undertake such a physical task one day each year.

As a wellness coach, I wanted to know their secret. If I could figure out what inspired them to move, maybe I could use the same power to propel my clients off the couch.

A similar

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