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Food on the Hill: Cheesy Corn Chowder

on August 26, 2014 - 7:12am
This Week's Recipe: Cheesy Corn Chowder
Photo by Sue York/
8 slices of bacon, fried until crisp, then crumbled (save fat)
1 cup of chopped onions
6 ears of fresh corn
1 cup of cream
16 to 20 oz of good chicken stock
4 tablespoons of butter
4 tablespoons of flour
¼ teaspoon of turmeric
2 small cans of potatoes, cubed
6 oz. smoked white cheddar cheese, grated
Salt and pepper
Boil the corncobs in water for 3 minutes.  Cool under running water and set the corn aside.

Sunday Wellness Column: Essential Oils and Aromatherapy for Emotional Wellness

on August 24, 2014 - 8:28am
Essential Oils and Aromatherapy for Emotional Wellness
Patricia (Trish) Wald-Hopkins MSc, DABT, LMT, RMP
Holistic Wellness Practitioner

Essential oils (EOs) are volatile, aromatic plant essences derived most commonly by steam distillation of various botanical sources including petals, leaves, roots and in some cases the entire plant.

For example, the EOs of the orange are extracted from its flowers, leaves and the rinds of its fruits.

Man Behind New Subway Shares Opening Schedule

on August 23, 2014 - 6:52am

Subway owner Larry Singh invited the Los Alamos Daily Post to his new restaurant Friday. The eatery on Central Avenue just east of 15th Street has been a longtime in the making. He explained that he is installing high-end everything in the restaurant from tile to countertops. 'The truck with the finishing products is scheduled to arrive Aug. 29 ... we'll finish everything by Sept. 2 and after that all we'll be waiting for to open our doors to the public is the final inspections,' Singh said. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Photo by Carol A.

Skin Care Column: Probiotics and Skin Care

on August 23, 2014 - 4:51am
Skin Care Column
Probiotics and Skin Care


Today many people are aware that probiotics can be found in sources like Greek yogurt and supplements. However the benefits of probiotics can be found beyond the dairy case and vitamin shelves.

Topical probiotics have been shown to enhance the skin’s natural defense barriers, as well as increase immune responses. Immunity is important not just for fighting infection but for overall skin function, including the production of collagen.

Certain strains of lactic acid bacteria have been shown to modulate growth factor production.

Services For Trent Johnson 1 p.m. Saturday

on August 22, 2014 - 12:16pm

Trent Johnson


Services for Trent Johnson will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday Aug. 23 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Los Alamos. The address is 1967 18th St.

Johnson, 39, died Monday in a single vehicle crash off N.M. 4 near mile marker 49. He worked for 14 years at Los Alamos National Bank.

LANB President Steve Wells issued the following statement about Johnson:

"He was a wonderful person ... liked by everyone ... he was part of the fabric that makes LANB what it is - it's the people like him - and he will be sorely missed," Wells said.


Fashion Show With Tea And Silent Auction At TOTH Aug. 30

on August 22, 2014 - 7:01am
Bidders check out items at a previous TOTH Mission Trip Silent Auction. Courtesy photo by TK Thompson

TOTH News:

Numerous silent auction items will be available for bidding at the Fashion Show and Tea at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, 2900 Trinity Dr. (Kelly Hall) in Los Alamos.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children 10 and under.

FlyLosAlamos Mobile Site Takes Off

on August 21, 2014 - 8:32am


FlyLosAlamos has launched a new mobile-friendly website offering a better way to view flight information and make reservations.

Formatted to fit all types of mobile devices, the site offers streamlined navigation that connects customers to flight schedules, an airport location map, tap-to-call function for reservations, and a connection to the New Mexico Airlines website to view availability and book a flight.  

Airport Manager Peter Soderquist said the new mobile site was designed with the busy traveler in mind.

“Passenger feedback indicated that many travelers wanted to