Scenes from the State Fair

The Arkansas State Fair & Livestock Show officially kicked off on Thursday, Oct. 12, with a ribbon cutting at the Fairgrounds in Little Rock. The event marked the beginning of a wild week and a half for youth and families from around the state, as they wrangled, pulled, carried and cajoled their cattle, hogs, goats, […]

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Throwback Thursday {Southern Comfort Food}

Arkansans, like all southerners, love our comfort food. Here are some recipes to bring a down-home taste of southern comfort food to your table. Southern Fried Steak and Gravy   Cheese Grits and a Fried Egg   Going Green with Southern Collards   Fried Potatoes

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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 {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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Throwback Thursday {Great Breakfast Ideas}

Looking for new recipes to break the same old breakfast routine? Here are some to get you out of the breakfast routine rut. Blueberry Waffles   Banana Oatmeal Muffins   Homemade Biscuits   Potato Bread French Toast

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Throwback Thursday {Early Vegetables}

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

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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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Throwback Thursday {Tantalizing Sides}

Looking to kick family meal-time up a notch? Try one of these tantalizing side dishes to keep table time fresh and inviting. Sauteed Parmesan Pesto Spinach   Herb Roasted Turnips and Balsamic Vinegar     Sweet Potato and Blue Cheese “Coins”   Honey-Fennel Roasted Carrots   Roasted Brussels Sprouts wth Pancetta, Cranberries, and Pecans

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You Gotta Try Ricotta!

Growing up on an Arkansas farm, farm-to-table was not a movement; it was a way of life. We grew our vegetables in an extensive garden and raised our meat, too. Canning and freezing the bounty from our garden filled the late summer days. We even churned butter from fresh milk. But make cheese? That would […]

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