Comfort Cornbread

Chaotic times call for comfort food. You know. Those foods and family favorite recipes. We all have them. Make one of your comfort favorites today. Cornbread has always been one of mine.

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When Cheating is OK

The tangy taste of sourdough bread? Less work involved? The use of a Dutch oven? Visions of Jack London stories, the history of the Gold Rush, San Francisco, the Klondike and my addiction to cooking with cast iron, especially a Dutch oven. I had to try this recipe.

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Venison-Pork Belly Breakfast Sausage Patties

A fusion of an old school wild game recipe with new school Momofuku Korean-American influenced cuisine from New York City chef David Chang brightens venison breakfast sausage patties in an unprecedented way.

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Kitchen Tip Tuesday – Simple Venison Dry Aging

Deer hunting is in full swing now. Have you ever wanted to try dry aging venison meat? You can do it. I took a back-strap cut I was given last year and laid it on butcher paper uncovered in the refrigerator, allowing it to dry age in the controlled, chilled environment. I turned it every […]

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Not-from-Scratch Apple Dumplings

I guess you would consider it ‘made from scratch’ because it requires some mixing of ingredients. But everything you will need for this one comes straight off the grocery store shelf.

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Sour Cream Banana Nut Bread

Mmm… Banana nut bread. There are a lot of choices out there for this iconic cake-bread hybrid. Most box mixes are OK, I guess, but this scratch-made recipe is sublime.

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Sweet Treats Dutch Apple Pie

If you haven’t eaten there yet, you need to. Sweet Treats Sandwich and Pie Shop in Lamar. Greg Heiser dishes up good home cooking, but it’s Marie Heiser’s desserts, particularly her pies that will keep you coming back for more.

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Venison Chili

The weather got cool and crisp earlier this week, so I immediately made chili. And why not? Fall is finally here. There are probably as many chili recipes in this world as chili cooks. It is the great melting pot recipe.

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Chicken Spaghetti Casserole

Chicken spaghetti is southern comfort food at its best. Arkansas is one of the biggest poultry producing states in the country. So in honor of our chicken farmers and September being National Chicken Month, let’s celebrate this comfort food of the South.

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