Archives for December 2013

Fundraiser for Vickie Wallace Jan 4th, FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, Jan 4th There will be a fundraiser for Vickie Wallace, who was recently diagnosed with Metastatic Colon Cancer, on Saturday, Jan. 4 at Lewis Arriola Community Center at 4 p.m. The event will feature: Cow Patty dinner, silent auction, dessert auction and chicken bingo. All proceeds will help the Wallace’s to pay for medical […]

City offers Christmas tree disposal Jan 6th, FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, Jan 6th The City of Cortez has opened two drop off sites for Christmas tree disposal. City officials said trees could be dropped off at ei­ther the Cortez BMX Park at 1339 E. Empire St. or in the parking lot at the cor­ner of First and Elm streets. Trees will be chipped and removed […]

Apple Pear Cider

Ingredients: 4 cups apple cider 4 cups pear juice or nectar 4 teaspoons dark brown sugar 2 (2 1/2-inch) cinnamon sticks 4 whole cloves 4 black peppercorns 4 allspice berries Directions: Place all the ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes. Let steep, off the heat, for at least 20 […]

Spinach and Bacon Quiche

Ingredients: 6 large eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups heavy cream Salt and pepper 2 cups chopped fresh baby spinach, packed 1 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese 1 (9-inch) refrigerated pie crust, fitted to a 9-inch glass pie plate Directions: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Combine the eggs, […]

Anise Cookies

Ingredients: 2 1/3 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 5 tbs unsalted butter, softened 1/4 cup vegetable shortening 2/3 cup granulated sugar 2 tsp anise seeds, crushed 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk Topping: 1 tbs sugar 1tsp cinnamon Directions: Whisk flour, baking […]

Rosemary Caramel Popcorn

Ingredients: *2 tablespoons organic coconut oil *1/2 cup organic popcorn kernels *1/2 stick organic unsalted butter *1/2 cup maple syrup *1 1/2 tablespoon rosemary leaves *3/4 teaspoon flaked sea salt *1/4 teaspoon baking soda Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. 2. Place corn kernels and oil in a large pot over medium-high heat […]

Second Annual MESSIAH Sing-In Dec 15th 6PM, FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, Dec 15th 6PM The second annual MESSIAH Sing-In will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 15 at the First United Methodist Church, 515 N. Park St. Choral singers should arrive at 5:30 p.m. Baby sitting will be provided and refreshments will be served after the performance. For more information, call Patricia Faulkner at 564-9458.

Cortez Elks Christmas Bazaar Dec 15, FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, Dec 15 Cortez Elks will be holding a Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 15. Santa will arrive at 3:30 p.m. Vendors are needed, $30/table. For more information, call Sally at 739-0616.

Luminaria Night 2013 Dec 14, FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, Dec 14 It’s the most magical night of the year…and the prettiest too! Join us at Four Seasons this Saturday, December 14th from 5-9 pm for Luminaria Night. Live music, homemade goodies, over 1,000 luminarias and a visit from the Big Elf himself all add up to a magical evening of fun!

CASA Volunteer Training Beginning in February, Free, Cortez, CO

Free, Beginning in February CASA of the Four Corners (Court Appointed Special Advocates-CASA) will be conducting training for those interested in becoming volunteers, beginning in February in Cortez. CASA is looking for individuals who want to help children get through a time of crisis. Our CASA volunteers advocate for safe, permanent homes for children who […]