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Thinking about a new career? What about education? Northern New Mexico College’s Department of Teacher Education has received funding for three education scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year, and is offering free live Zoom info sessions on Wednesday, July 14, 21, 28, and August 4, to reach aspiring teachers. Register here. More than $180K was awarded in education scholarships last year to over 70 students, and retention rates approach 100 percent for scholarship recipients. This year there are also job … Read More
In 1796, Amelia Simmons published the first known American cookbook, American Cookery, or the art of dressing viands, fish, poultry, and vegetables, and the best modes of making pastes, puffs, pies, tarts, puddings, custards, and preserves, and all kinds of cakes, from the imperial plum to plain cake: Adapted to this country, and all grades of life. Among its pages — which contain the first-known recipe for cornmeal Johnny Cake or turkey with cranberries — American Cookery includes a few “receipts” to flavor … Read More
Biographer James McGrath Morris’s sixth nonfiction book will be published in October 2021 and for New Mexico mystery fans, the subject matter of this biography will be of great interest: Tony Hillerman. Tony wrote 18 novels set on the Navajo Nation. His main characters, Joe Leaphorn, Jim Chee, and Bernadette Manuelito, are still solving crimes 13 years after his death, thanks to Tony’s daughter Anne, who has penned six best-selling novels in the series. Learn more about three writers in … Read More