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Mixing Up Breakfast: Protein Cereal for a Filling Morning Meal

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New food recommendations are on the horizon, or didn’t you hear? Eggs are no longer the enemy (too much sugar is). Protein is encouraged. And there’s lots of love for the Mediterranean Diet, a heart-healthy diet with heavy emphasis on fruits, vegetables, nuts and lean protein. The path back to whole foods is paved with good...

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Delicious Snow Day Fun!
Feb 23, 15
 

By    Posted in Dessert, Hospitality, Kids

Kids all around Arkansas are out of school enjoying the beautiful snow. Moms are washing 12 extra loads of clothes and trying to find some warm, entertaining ideas for when they are inside warming up. We do not get this beautiful, fluffy snow often in Arkansas, so why not make some snow ice cream? When it starts to snow, place a...

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Winter Citrus Salad with Warmed Honey Vinaigrette

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February and March are often referred to as the months of winter hibernation and winter fatigue. Do you feel it? These months are the time of year when we have dreams of spring in our hearts and itchy fingers wanting to work in the soil. Daffodils are pushing up to say hello and before we know it, the stalls at the local farmers...

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Loaded for Bear Stew
Feb 15, 15
 

By    Posted in Dinner, Dutch Oven Cooking, Wild Game

I love old cookbooks. Back when I worked at the public library, I checked the book donations for old cookbooks. One such rescue was a vintage Wild Game Cookbook from the Remington Sportsman’s Library circa 1968. Thanks to a successful deer season this past year, we have a freezer full of deer meat. We use it in most of our meals...

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Happy Valentine’s Day
Feb 14, 15
 

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Champagne Shallot Vinaigrette

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We’re consciously consuming more vegetables in my house. We already eat a lot of fresh fruit and vegetables, so this may come across as one of those feel good, easy-to-achieve New Year’s resolutions. However, with an ever-growing awareness of what fresh-grown food can do to improve life in general, we figured it couldn’t...

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