Throwback Thursday {Chicken Recipes}

Did you know that poultry is the leading agricultural industry in Arkansas? To show our love for our farmers, we had included some of our finest chicken recipes. Slow-Cooker Spinach Chicken   Light Chicken Salad   King Ranch Chicken   Hummus Crusted Chicken

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Slow-Cooked Irish Lamb Stew

As the one national holiday that is celebrated in more countries around the world than any other, St. Patrick’s Day is the day when everyone wants to be Irish. Don your green, and honor St. Patrick with this delicious slow-cooked lamb stew. Growing up, we had cows, chickens, pigs and goats, but we never raised […]

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Slow Cooker Pasta Fagioli Soup

Each October, Arkansas celebrates beans during the annual Bean Festival at Mountain View. But we celebrate beans in our household year-round. My husband thinks pinto beans and cornbread make a fine meal. I don’t disagree. I do, on occasion, like to vary the beans-cornbread menu by using those pintos and their kin in other ways. […]

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Hot Drink Bar

A hot drink bar is a warm, tasty cure for cold-hearted winter blues. When the weather is dreary and children need to warm their bones, it’s time to set out the makings for delicious drink selections the whole family, and perhaps a few friends, will appreciate. For a scrumptious hot drink bar, you’ll need: cold […]

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Throwback Thursday {Slow Cooker Recipes}

January is National Slow Cooker Month so we’ve gathered some of our favorite slow-cooker recipes to share with you. So get out your slow-cooker and fill your home with the fragrance of one of these tantalizing meals. Slow Cooker Beef and Gravy Over Arkansas Rice   Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Root Vegetables   Chicken, […]

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Slow Cooker Spicy Smoked Chicken Chili

When winter settles in with those long, gray days, I turn to heartier menus. Soups, stews and chilies form the basis of many of our weekly meals. They’re economical, filling and warming and can usually be made in quantities sufficient for 2-3 meals. This Slow Cooker Spicy Smoked Chicken Chili is one I rely upon […]

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Slow Cooker Spiced Arkansas Black Apple Butter

by Arkansas Women Bloggers member Debbie Arnold of Dining with Debbie Apple picking time is full of traditions and memories for me. From the time I was just old enough to be lifted onto an apple tree branch by my grandfather, I’ve loved picking and eating apples. While I am more likely now to seek out a farm […]

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Slow Cooker Fluffy Pumpkin Rice Pudding with Caramel Pecan Sauce

by Arkansas Women Bloggers member Debbie Arnold of Dining  With Debbie. When summer slips into fall, it’s pumpkin season in Arkansas. Whether it’s baking, preserving, simmering or decorating, pumpkins play a huge part in the allure of the autumn months. My husband and I look forward to visiting area pumpkin patches and corn mazes with […]

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Slow Cooker Beef and Gravy Over Arkansas Rice

by Arkansas Women Bloggers member Debbie Arnold of Dining With Debbie. Beef production contributes more than $533 million to Arkansas’ economy each year, as well as providing employment opportunities in countless rural farming communities. The Arkansas beef industry existed long before the state became an American territory. Arkansas is primarily a cow-calf state, which means […]

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