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By Debbie Arnold of Summertime often brings many potluck meal opportunities when gathering community, friends and family. This Slow Cooker Chipotle Chicken Black Bean Dip is one of my go-to choices when I need an easy and delicious dish to feed a crowd. You can gather ingredients for the dip and partially...

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Melvin Daniel {Faces of Agriculture}

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by Mollie Dykes Agricultural education instructor. Extension agent. Cattle farmer. Farm Bureau board member. Melvin Daniel may be retired, but these are just a few of the hats he’s worn throughout a career dedicated to agriculture. And he hasn’t completely hung up those hats. Daniel continues to stay involved with Lake Hamilton...

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Fried Eggplant and Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Reduction

By    Posted in Dinner, Farmers Markets, Side Items

by Arkansas Women Blogger member/co-editor Julie Kohl of   Summer is a great time to enjoy the bounty of the harvest. Even if you are not a gardener, chances are you have a neighbor with an abundance of produce. If not, farmer’s markets and roadside farm stands abound this time of year. High summer brings two...

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Two-Bean Tacos with Dry Salsa

By    Posted in Dinner

Let’s shake up the way we’re making tacos, shall we? I’m sharing a recipe favorite in our family by showing you how to fill crispy tortilla shells, and hungry tummies, with bean tacos. By breaking away from the normal (and Americanized) ground beef mix, Mexican meals stay spiced up and versatile. Black beans, in my opinion,...

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Zucchini Noodle Bowls {Plus a Giveaway}

By    Posted in Farmers Markets, Salad, Side Items

by Arkansas Women Bloggers  member Heather Disarro of Heather’s Dish Summertime an’ the livin’ is easy. I love summer; its warmth, the sunshine, the breezy nights, blaring country music, windows rolled down and the lazing by the pool. I’m also a huge fan of summer produce. However, let’s be honest. Sometimes it’s...

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The Bee Man Abuzz
Jul 14, 15

By    Posted in Dinner, Faces of Agriculture, Featured Farmer

“Want to see a bee sting me?” This is and isn’t a serious question. Beekeeper and farmer James Rhein of Mountain Home is rarely serious and he loves nothing more than telling jokes and amusing stories. However, he is not kidding about having a bee sting him in order to illustrate a point. “I’ve been stung so often I’m...

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