Laboring for Fruit: Update on Arkansas “Specialty Crops”

Arkansas has roughly 650 farms and 15,000 acres of cropland devoted to vegetable production and 1,100 farms producing more than $180 million worth of fruits, such as peaches, strawberries, blackberries and more. These fruits and vegetables fall into the category of “specialty crops.” The category of “specialty crops” is a catch-all term for a variety […]

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Throwback Thursday {Arkansas Grown Blueberries}

Looking for some recipes to capture all the goodness of fresh Arkansas blueberries? Here are some amazing ones to get you going in that delicious direction. Blueberry Waffles    Blueberry Cream Cheese Panini  Honey Blueberry Pecan Rice Pudding Blueberry-Lemon Soufflé Pudding Cake {slow cooker}   Best Ever Blueberry Scones 

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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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Easy Baked Apple Chips

There’s something special about the aroma of baked apples in the autumn, even though they are a delight any season of the year. We are in full-blown apple season here in Arkansas, and Northwest Arkansas is the birthplace of the famous Arkansas Black Apple. Yes, born in Benton County, the Arkansas Black has a gorgeous […]

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Grilled Peach, Plum and Watermelon Skewers

by Arkansas Women Bloggers member Lyndi Fultz of nwaFoodie Summertime is grilling time. A popular side dish to grilled foods is grilled fruit. Yet many people who’ve tried grilling pineapple are stumped when asked what other fruits would taste delicious if grilled. The inspiration for this side dish came when I visited Vanzants, our local […]

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