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by Jerusalem Greer hos·pi·tal·i·ty häspiˈtalitē/ noun 1. the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers. I once worried about being the perfect hostess. I would host dinner parties and set out my best china upon layers of tablecloths, placemats, chargers, napkins and table...

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10 Ways to Rock a Radish
Apr 17, 14
 

By    Posted in Farmers Markets, Side Items

Radishes are one of the first springtime vegetables in the garden and at farmers markets. I love its crispy clean taste after a winter overflowing with mellow, rich winter greens, roots and squashes. Radishes just lighten things up. The radish is a must in any garden, because it rewards those of us who obsessively watch for the...

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Arugula Salad with Feta-Pecan Vinaigrette

By    Posted in Dinner, Salad, Side Items

I would say that for the first 20-something years of my life I was a salad hater through and through. I didn’t like most of the vegetables, but would pick out all the carrots and eat them up. I really disliked most of the bottled salad dressings which always seemed to do a poor job of masking the vegetable flavor. And they...

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by Jerusalem Jackson Greer Bring back the wide front porches that sprawl along the front yard, with long wooden steps Where toddlers and teenagers can sit and eat popsicles in the summer evenings, juice dripping off chins and fingers sticky sweet. Bring back the deep back-screened porches hidden under old oak trees, where one can...

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From Farm to Table {Shopping Farmer’s Markets}

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Compiled by The Park Wife Six tips to a winning farmers market experience. It’s farmers market season with many already open and more to soon as farmers’ fields are productive. I’ve grown food for farmers markets, run them and even served a few years on the Arkansas Farmers’ Market Board. So I‘ve gained a little wisdom...

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By    Posted in Hospitality

When my husband and I were married 17 years ago – you know, during those old-fashioned days of the 1990s – we received the usual allotment of proper Southern Lady style housekeeping items including a whole host of elaborate vases – glass, ceramic, porcelain, silver and the like. Being a good Southern bride, I...

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