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Food on the Hill: Dipping Olive Oil

on March 26, 2013 - 7:19am
This week's recipe:
Dipping Olive Oil
Photo by Sue York/
1 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon rosemary crushed
1/2 teaspoon ground rosemary
1-2 teaspoon kosher salt
ground pepper
red pepper flakes
4-5 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
1 teaspoon parsley
Photo by Sue York/
Simmer on stove top for 4-5 minutes to combine,cool.  keeps for a very long time in fridge. serve at room temp.
Good for breads and over hummus also.
Photo by Sue

Hypno Talk: What is Hypnotherapy?

on March 22, 2013 - 12:26pm
Hypno Talk

What is Hypnotherapy?

Let me introduce to you the most powerful self-help system known to man – Hypnotherapy!

What exactly is hypnotherapy and how can it help me, you may be wondering? Hypnotherapy uses the ancient art of hypnosis to put a client into a deep state of relaxation.

Once the client is relaxed completely the therapist accesses the most powerful part of the mind, the subconscious mind. This is where we hold all of our beliefs and memories.

Before we get too far down the rabbit hole let me explain a little about the mind, starting with the

NMDOT Prepares for Annual Pilgrimage to El Santuario De Chimayó

on March 22, 2013 - 10:01am

Pilgrams walk along the highway to Chimayó in 2012. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


SANTA FE – The highways and roads that lead to the village of Chimayó, New Mexico will be crowded next week as thousands of people begin their pilgrimage to el Santuario de Chimayó.

The largest crowds will be seen on Good Friday, March 29, but road congestion and minor delays can be expected any time in this area during Holy Week, the week before Easter Sunday.

“Generations of New Mexicans have participated in the Holy Week pilgrimage to Chimayó and over the years this tradition has

Easter Music Celebration at LDS Chapel

on March 21, 2013 - 12:00pm
The White Rock Strings is one of the groups scheduled to perform at the upcoming Easter Music Celebration. Courtesy photo

L.D.S. News:

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is sponsoring an Easter Music Celebration. 

It will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, March 22 at the L.D.S. Chapel at 1967 18th St. in Los Alamos. 

A second performance will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23 in Santa Fe at the L.D.S. Chapel at 410 Rodeo Road. 

The program will feature many local musicians from various religious denominations performing selections from Handel's Messiah and other traditional Easter

Easter Chicken to Visit TOTH Sunday

on March 21, 2013 - 7:22am

TOTH News:

The Easter Chicken is set to visit Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, corner of Trinity and Diamond, at 6:07 p.m., this Palm Sunday, March 24.

TOTH's talented puppet group led by Angie Chipera is responsible for the Eastern Chicken's visit.

Also included in Palm Sunday events is a lively and dynamic service of Holy Communion, teaching and singing, led by the Generations band.

The evening begins at 5:15 p.m. with fellowship during an excellent dinner provided to the public at no charge.

Palm Sunday's homily will speak to the fact that all people are cracked pots: “Ring the

Wine, Cheese & Chocolate April 6 at Los Alamos Co-op!

on March 20, 2013 - 10:07am

CO-OP News:

The Los Alamos Cooperative Market is hosting its first wine and food pairing class Saturday, April 6 in the Co-op’s Café.

There will be two 75-minute classes: 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Vivác Winery’s Marketing and Publicity Director Michele A. Padberg, a certified executive sommelier, will teach the basics of wine and food pairing in a relaxed setting so attendees can feel free to explore different taste sensations.

Experience five different Vivác wines, all using New Mexico grapes, paired to local, regional and international cheese, beef and dark chocolate.

Learn what to look

Column: 'Why People Do Not Go to Church?'

on March 20, 2013 - 8:06am
“Why People Do Not Go to Church?”
By Sr. Pastor Paul Cunningham
First Baptist Church of Los Alamos

A strange subject for a pastor to explore, but one that even this pastor, lived for 10 years. It’s a cultural phenomenon not limited to Los Alamos but spans across the Atlantic, into the very seat of modern Christianity.

According to one report by the North American Mission Board, Los Alamos has the highest percentage of church-attendance of any county in New Mexico – 9.5 percent! 

But still, ‘why do people not go to church?’

This is what I have seen, heard and felt:

  • #1 Objection: Time;