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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Emily’s Rice Chips

September is National Rice Month. The winner of the Party Idea recipe for the 2019 Arkansas Rice Is Nice Contest was 16-year-old Emily Gibson of Jonesboro.

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Simple, Easy Pickles

Summer is almost gone. Fresh produce from the garden dwindles day by day. Don’t despair. You can still enjoy one of summer’s signature flavors year-round by making these simple, easy pickles. As the name indicates, there’s nothing to it.

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Arkansas Crunchy Catfish

August is National Catfish Month. U.S. catfish farmers took it on the chin about 10 years ago when cheap, low-quality, Asian “catfish” flooded the U.S. market. That’s changed for the better as consumers became educated and quickly realized how much better quality U.S. farm-raised catfish is. When grocery shopping for catfish, always ask for and […]

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Recipe: A Pecan Month Mouthful

The South’s native nut is a favorite any time of the year By Gregg Patterson I dare you. Place out a bowl of salted maple-glazed pecans (see recipe below) when hosting guests, and see how long it takes before it’s empty. The pecan is by far the most popular of America’s commercially grown, edible native […]

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