Scenes from the State Fair

The Arkansas State Fair & Livestock Show officially kicked off on Thursday, Oct. 12, with a ribbon cutting at the Fairgrounds in Little Rock. The event marked the beginning of a wild week and a half for youth and families from around the state, as they wrangled, pulled, carried and cajoled their cattle, hogs, goats, […]

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Winning Rice Recipe: Parmesan Shrimp & Rice Casserole

Shelby Bosnick of Moro, Miss Lee County Rice, was named 2017-18 Miss Arkansas Rice on Saturday, August 26. Bosnick, 17, is a senior at Lee Academy and is the daughter of Jason and Ashley Bosnick. You can learn more about Bosnick and the Miss Arkansas Rice contest here. Contestants were judged on their promotion activities […]

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Dairy Delicious: Dairy Contest Winning Recipes

Luke Baker of Siloam Springs (Benton Co.) and Zarah Dean of Ozark (Franklin Co.)  were winners at the 60th annual Arkansas Dairy Foods Contest held May 31 at the state fairgrounds in Little Rock. Baker,15, son of James and Sondra Baker, took first place in the Main Dish competition with his “Cheesy Chicken Guacchi Explosion.” […]

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Watermelon Granita

Cave City? Hope? Your own backyard? No matter what kind of watermelon or where they are grown in Arkansas, one thing is for certain: landing that perfectly sweet specimen is a rite of passage for summer. Sweet, juicy, sticky and always best served cold, watermelon brings people together. It take a group to eat one! […]

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Throwback Thursday {Steaks for Father’s Day}

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 Marinade   Grilled […]

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Throwback Thursday {St. Patrick’s Day}

You don’t need luck to enjoy these tasty potato recipes! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and prepare your family a side that makes the day festive. Potato Gratin with Bacon and Broccoli   Sour Cream and Cheddar Mashed Potatoes   Garlic Chive Creamed Potatoes   Leftover Potato and Gravy Pancakes

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30th Annual National Chuckwagon Races ~ Labor Day Weekend Food

A Labor Day party for a few friends at Dan and Peggy Eoff’s ranch in Clinton 30 years ago has turned into one on Arkansas’ must see events,  the world’s largest chuckwagon races. Thousands of visitors hitch up their wagons, or hop in the cars, and mosey on over to the  Eoff’s ranch in Clinton […]

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National Pi Day

It’s National Pi Day, the day π enthusiasts have eagerly anticipated! Well, and PIE lovers too. To celebrate this most fortuitous of March days, why not bake a pie? The pi-sibilities are endless! You could make one of the 231 varieties of apple pie, the favorite of 36 million Americans. Or possibly pumpkin pie, which was first […]

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National Ice Cream Day, Let’s Celebrate!

Happy National Ice Cream Day! Hot temperatures in Arkansas mean it is time for some delicious, cold ice cream! Join Taste Arkansas as we celebrate all week long with delicious homemade ice cream recipes. We will also be giving away an ice cream maker at the end of the week. So, get ready to gather […]

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