2016 East Central District Farm Family of the Year – Chris & Nesha Smith

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In this day and time, you don’t see many first generation farmers as it’s a hard business to get into, but Chris and Nesha Smith have defeated the odds. They purchased their farm in 2004 and have worked diligently to build their cattle herd and instill in their 10-year-old daughter their same passion for agriculture. Chris and...

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By    Posted in Arkansas Recipes, Dessert, Dinner, Featured Farmer, Front Porch Magazine, Holiday, Side Items

It may not feel like fall just yet, but it’s time for our fall issue of Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Front Porch magazine (which you can see here). This fall’s issue focuses the bountiful harvest of Arkansas farmers that helps fill our holiday tables or football tailgate plates at this time of year. Whether it’s...

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Throwback Thursday {Kids In The Kitchen}

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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...

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Throwback Thursday {National Dairy Month – Ice Cream!}

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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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Chocolate Meringue Pie for National Egg Month in May

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Growing up on our family farm in Perry County, one of my favorite desserts was a chocolate meringue pie. It was always a special treat my Momma prepared with love for our family. Built on a firm foundation provided by Betty Crocker, Mom added her own little special touches to her pies. Now, I add my own special touches. I think...

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Throwback Thursday {National Pecan Day}

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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...

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