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Throwback Thursday {Kids In The Kitchen}

By    Posted in Appetizers, Dessert, Kids, Snacks

What better way to enjoy spending time with your kids than in the kitchen making things they want to eat. Here’s some kid friendly recipes to get you started. Frozen Banana Pops Fruity Drinks   Bacon and Cheddar Pigs in a Blanket   Homemade Chocolate Syrup   Birthday Treats for Children Print...

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Throwback Thursday {Steaks for Father’s Day}

By    Posted in Dinner, June, Salad

How about treating your dad to one of these Sizzling Summer Steaks for Father’s Day? Show him how much you care with a tender piece of beef cooked just for him. Chili-Marinated Steaks with Cilantro Cream   Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Chimichurri Vinaigrette Salad   Sirloin Steak with Garlic, Ginger, and Soy...

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Brined and Smoked Whole Chicken

By    Posted in Arkansas Recipes

Growing up on an Arkansas farm we ate a lot of chicken. We were proud to support our state’s poultry industry. Although my parents have retired from raising chickens, we still have ties with farms across this area that grow broilers. In Arkansas, over 1.1 billion broiler chickens were produced in 2015. That represents a lot of...

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Throwback Thursday {National Dairy Month – Ice Cream!}

By    Posted in Dessert, Homemade Ice Cream, Kids

As the old song from the 20’s says,”I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” If your family is ‘screaming’ for ice cream, try one of these mouth satisfying recipes. Caramel Apple Pecan Ice Cream   Roasted Banana and Toasted Walnut Ice Cream   Dessert Tacos 10 Tips for Delicious Homemade Ice...

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A Farmers’ Market Education: Character Traits Children can Learn

By    Posted in Farmers Markets

I want my children’s education to be well rounded, and I get excited when I see them apply reading and math skills in real life situations. Sometimes, however, the academic skills they learn at home and in the classroom take a back seat to the development of their character. We’ve been anticipating a new farmers market in our...

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Throwback Thursday {National Dairy Month – Cheese}

By    Posted in Breakfast, Cheese, Dinner, Eggs

To celebrate National Dairy Month, we are sharing recipes that showcase one of our favorite dairy products: CHEESE! Celebrate with us and cook up one of these tasty dishes. Let’s start off with the ultimate cheese platter for National Cheese Day on June 4. An Easy Cheese Plate Cheese Grits and a Fried Egg   Sausage...

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