Fall Farm to Table Recipes

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 turkey, […]

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread (With Chocolate Chunks!)

When a friend gave me some zucchini from her garden a few summers ago, it stayed on my kitchen counter for most of the week. I occasionally glanced over at it, wondering what to do with this vegetable for a family (myself included) who doesn’t like squash. For my family who likes dark chocolate (myself […]

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Throwback Thursday {Cool Summer Salads}

With summer vacation in full swing, weekends at the lake and late nights at the ball field, these recipes for a ‘cool’ summer salads will help to keep the heat away. Arkansas Rice, Corn and Black Bean Salad   Secret Fruit Salad   Easy Pasta Salad Gluten-Free Summer Veggie Pasta Salad   Fresh Cucumber and […]

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Watermelon Granita

Cave City? Hope? Your own backyard? No matter what kind of watermelon or where they are grown in Arkansas, one thing is for certain: landing that perfectly sweet specimen is a rite of passage for summer. Sweet, juicy, sticky and always best served cold, watermelon brings people together. It take a group to eat one! […]

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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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Kickin’ Pork Spareribs

With summer cookouts and parties are in full swing, Arkansans start looking for recipes for the grill or smoker. And with Arkansas producing more than 1.8 million hogs annually, pork is the perfect centerpiece for a meal. If you want a recipe to tempt your taste buds and feed your need for pork, this is […]

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Throwback Thursday {Cool, Healthy Summer Recipes}

Just because the days are hot doesn’t mean that healthy eating has to be as well. Check out these cool, yet healthy, summer recipes. Light Chicken Salad Avocado Hummus Gluten-Free Summer Veggie Pasta Salad Avocado Tuna Salad

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Steel Cut Oats with Blueberries and Almonds

It seems as though interest has increased lately toward steel-cut oats and away from instant or microwave oatmeal. Our family prefers steel-cut oats (also referred to as Irish oats) for breakfast. I suppose many people are hesitant to prepare them, however, due to their lengthy cooking time, but that’s easily overcome by using a slow […]

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Throwback Thursday {Fourth of July Recipes!}

Stumped for what to prepare for your Fourth of July celebration? Here are some great ideas to get you going. Snow Cone Vanilla Cupcakes   Flag Cake   Low Country Lemonade   BBQ Bacon-Wrapped Chicken   Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler

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Fresh Cucumber Tzatziki Sauce

A great sauce can take just about anything to another level. Grilled meats, sautéed and fresh vegetables, and salads are all elevated by the flavor a delicious sauce provides. With the summer looming, many of us are counting down the days until our gardens and local markets start to explode with perfectly ripe, fresh produce. […]

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