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Spring Frittata
May 27, 15
 

By    Posted in Breakfast

Farmer’s Markets, full of fresh greens and root crops, are opening around the state for the spring and summer season. The beautiful spring weather that encourages us to spend our Saturday mornings at the market also makes us want to spend more time outside playing and less time inside cooking. This spring frittata is the perfect...

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Roasted Beet and Strawberry Smoothie

By    Posted in Breakfast, Drinks

After years of being terrified of beets, I finally gave in and tried them. A friend had us over for dinner and started the meal with a delicious roasted beet salad with arugula, goat cheese and toasted walnuts. It was fantastic, and I’m so glad I gave into peer pressure to try them. Beets are great roasted whole and then diced for...

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The World Famous Bulldog Strawberry Shortcake

By    Posted in Dessert, Farmers Markets

Strawberries and Bald Knob go hand-in-hand. Strawberries were once the primary agricultural crop for Bald Knob and earned the town the title of “Strawberry Capital of the World.” It was estimated that Bald Knob was producing enough strawberries to fill 100 boxcars each season by 1916. The strawberries were shipped all across the...

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It’s a Berry Good Time Stock Up on Strawberries

By    Posted in Dessert, Farmers Markets, Kitchen Tip Tuesday

You’ve picked your strawberries or bought them at an Arkansas farmers market, now what do you do with them if in your excitement you grew A LOT of strawberries or bought 20 pounds? Here are some tips for preserving all that strawberry goodness and not wasting a single bite of their succulent, natural wholesomeness. STRAWBERRY...

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Strawberry Skillet Crisp
May 19, 15
 

By    Posted in Dessert, Farmers Markets

Strawberry season is in full swing in Arkansas. The soil in central Arkansas is especially good for growing strawberries and flats are popping up in farmers markets and roadside stands throughout the state. Strawberries are versatile. I love to make sauces for chicken and pork using Arkansas-grown strawberries as a base, slice them...

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Food Processor Giveaway {Winner}

By    Posted in Contests

And, the winner is: Shelbie Rivers! I will email you. Today, because it is Friday and it might rain AGAIN here in Arkansas, Taste Arkansas is giving away a Cuisinart MFP-108 7-cup Food Processor. I really do not know how I would survive in my kitchen without it. Slicing, chopping, grating, shredding, oh my!  It ‘s a kitchen...

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