Food at the speed of life: Recipe puts summer zucchini to use

I f you’re looking for a way to use summer zucchini, here’s an idea for you: Cook it with pork chops. This recipe comes from, and we have permission to use it.

Garden full of home-grown goodness

By Grant McGee: Local columnist “How’s your garden?” This is a question I get from time to time from folks I know around town. We have a pretty good li’l’ ol’ garden, a verdant oasis on the High Plains. I’d like people to think that I planned it all, worked the soil with my bare […]

Zucchini plants: Gift that keeps on giving

By Grant McGee: Local Columnist One of the neatest things about coming home to Clovis after our summer vacation was how the garden exploded into a lush green paradise. When we left town, all the little guys (corn, beans, yellow squash, zucchini, pumpkins, watermelons) were just sprouting. We came home to 3-foot tall corn stalks, […]