Archives for October 2013

Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting

Definitely a fall favorite! 2 sticks softened butter 1 1/2 cup sugar 4 eggs 1 cup canned pumpkin 1tsp vanilla 2 cups flour 2 tsp pumpkin spice 1tsp baking powder 1tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 16 oz cream cheese, softened 1 stick butter, softened confectioner’s sugar to taste 1 tsp vanilla Beat softened butter […]

Nutty Caramel Popcorn

I recently made this for a party and it was a hit! 12 cups freshly popped popcorn 2 cups coarsely chopped nuts (almonds, pecans, walnuts) 3 tbs coconut oil 3/4 cup cane sugar 1 cup maple syrup 2 tsp vanilla extract Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 250. Coat a large rimmed baking sheet with cooking […]

Fall Bazaar Nov 2nd 9-1:30, $2-$6, Cortez, CO

$2-$6, Nov 2nd 9-1:30 Presbyterian Women will hold its fall bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Presbyterian Church, 250 S. Washington. Lunch will be provided, $6 for adults, $3.50 for children 8 and younger. Pie and drinks served all day for $2. For more information, call 565-7024.

Teen Impact Blackout Night Games Oct. 31 6:30PM, $5 , Cortez, CO

$5 , Oct. 31 6:30PM Teen Impact invites students seventh to 12th grade to the first annual Blackout Night Games at Lighthouse Baptist Church, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. Capture the Flag: Zombie Mayhem! $5 admission. Please call Youth Pastor Ben Erickson at 565-9302 for further information.

Cortez Little League Annual Meeting Nov 7th at 7PM, FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, Nov 7th at 7PM The Cortez Little League will host its annual meetĀ­ing on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Cortez First National Bank. During the meeting, board members will be elected and planning for the 2014 season will occur. Individuals interested in volunteering are welcome to attend. […]

Dolores and Hesperus Ski Swap Nov 2 & 9, FREE, Dolores, CO

FREE, Nov 2 & 9 Gear up for the ski season at upcoming swaps in Hesperus and Dolores. The annual Hesperus Ski Swap, sponsored by the Hesperus Ski Patrol, will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango. Also, the Dolores Ski Swap will […]

The Hospice of Montezuma Benefit Pancake Supper Nov 8th 5PM-7PM, Adults $7.50, kids $3.50, families $20, Cortez, CO

Adults $7.50, kids $3.50, families $20, Nov 8th 5PM-7PM The Hospice of Montezuma Benefit Pancake Supper will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Montezuma County Annex, 103 N. Chestnut St. All-you-canĀ­ eat pancakes, bacon, eggs and beverages. The raffle drawing will be at 6:30 p.m. Tickets sold at the door: […]

Scarf Tying Workshop Thursday, November 7th at 5:30PM, FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, Thursday, November 7th at 5:30PM Have you ever looked at a cute scarf but wondered how you would wear it? Or do you wear scarves often but are tired of wearing them the same way? Then this workshop is perfect for you! Join us at Love on a Hanger (34 E. Main, Cortez) November […]

Computer and Electronics E-Waste Recycling Oct 25, Prices Vary, Cortez, CO

Prices Vary, Oct 25 October 25 (by appointment) 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, October 26 – (first come, served) 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sponsored by Montezuma County Landfill and Natural Evolution, Inc, an electronics recycling company, and e-Stewards Payment by cash or check is expected upon arrival unless arrangements are made before coming to […]

Sweet Potato Chili

This recipe has been a hit with everyone I’ve made it for. It can be vegetarian, but it’s also great with ground beef or turkey. 1 tbs olive oil 3 cloves fresh garlic, minced 1 red onion, chopped 1 1/2 cups portobello mushrooms, chopped 1 medium sweet potato, diced 1/8 cayenne powder 2 tbs tomato […]