Throwback Thursday {Kids In The Kitchen}

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

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Throwback Thursday {National Pecan Day}

Around Arkansas, we are just ‘nuts’ about pecans. So, in honor of National Pecan Day we are including some amazing recipes that showcase pecans. Honey Blueberry Pecan Rice Pudding   Candy With a Crust ~Pecan Pie   Pecans: A Southern Favorite {Kitchen Tip and Spicy Pecan Recipe}   Pecan, Cranberry and Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn […]

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Throwback Thursday {National Tortilla Chip Day}

The month of February has an amazing holiday to celebrate after Valentine’s Day: National Tortilla Chip Day. To celebrate this day in style, we’ve compiled some sassy salsa recipes to set the mood. Enjoy!   Toasted Black Bean and Avocado Quesadillas   Fresh Salsa   Five Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Tortilla Chips  

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Roasted Root Vegetable Salad

All it takes is a Google or Pinterest search, and you’ll quickly glean that most roasted root vegetable salads are heavy on the hearty. Loaded with the earthiest from the root family, these salads seem more like a side dish than a salad. That’s where this salad comes in. Recently, my husband was sick, and […]

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Sweet Potato and Blue Cheese “Coins”

Once I discovered sweet potatoes were so much more than a side dish loaded with butter, sugar, pecans and marshmallow cream, they became one of my go-to pantry staples. They show up on the dinner table roasted, grilled, mashed and tucked in whenever and wherever possible. Sweet potatoes are fantastic as a year-round staple yet […]

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Fried Green Tomatoes

By Mary Wood of Run of the Mill Mary blog. One of the pleasures of an Arkansas summer is the incomparable taste of a vine ripened tomato. If it comes from your own vine or the vine of one of the locally grown tomatoes here in our fine state? All the better. But sometimes a […]

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Lemony Sweet Pea Bruschetta

When spring fever hits and warm weather arrives, we Arkansans love to dine outside. Anywhere away from mosquitoes will do — poolside, lakeside, on the screened back porch. Our food lightens up, too, as we enjoy homegrown goodness from the garden. Green peas remind me of spring. A bowl of fresh peas makes an easy, […]

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