Kids in the Kitchen: Oregano-infused Tomato Enchiladas

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The inspiration for these enchiladas come from one of the many old cookbooks I had access to as a child in my mom’s kitchen. The page with its recipe became worn and splattered after the main ingredient, a generous tomato filling, piqued my interest and suited my tastes. I experimented with variations and found that partnering...

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Dreaming about sampling some of Arkansas’ fresh-from-the-garden early vegetables? Here are some recipes to make your dreams come true. Broiled Asparagus with Whipped Goat Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Penne   Spicy Garlic Collard Greens   10 Ways to Rock a Radish Print...

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Keeping Your Herbs Fresh
Jun 11, 15
 

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by Debbie Arnold of Dining with Debbie I love the convenience of harvesting herbs from the garden and have experimented with a number of ways to prolong the life of those freshly cut treasures. Do you have trouble keeping your fresh-cut or store bought herbs fresh and vibrant after only a few days?  Are you guilty of just tossing...

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How Does Your Garden Grow ~ Ordering and Reading Seed Packets

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by The Park Wife Gardening is a little bit addictive. Yes, it starts innocently enough. You grab that hearty little tomato plant that catches your eye with visions of salsa dancing in your head. It grows beautifully and most importantly, it’s delicious. Heady with success, your next step is usually a modest garden of several...

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Cinnamon Basil Pesto {TriCycle Farms – Community Through Soil}

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Urban, suburban and community gardens offer an opportunity to have access to fresh and healthy produce. TriCycle Farms is a community urban farm right in the middle of Fayetteville. I recently visited the farm and was blown away by the abundance produced there. I was particularly drawn to their cinnamon basil, so I thought I’d...

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Fresh Sorrel and Mushroom Omelets

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Omelets come in all shapes and sizes. Do you like them thick and fluffy, thin and buttery, or somewhere in between?  Me? I love them thin and buttery with just a touch of herb added to bring out an explosion of flavor. Omelets and I go way back. Sometime during my kindergarten year, I took over the kitchen from my mom during...

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