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.
The 2019 Arkansas Farm Bureau Dairy Foods Contest was held in early June at the State Fairgrounds in Little Rock. Sixteen-year-old Faith Fritch of Hiwasse won top prize in the “Party Ideas” competition for her Salted Caramel Mini Cheesecakes recipe. A team from Arkansas Farm Bureau was on hand for the competition and spent time […]
It seems no matter how Christmas is celebrated, cookies are always part of the fun! The sweet aromas of cookies baking in the oven and the warm tastes of that first bite always takes me to a place of love, family and Christmas cheer.
The 2018 Arkansas Dairy Foods Contest in Little Rock was a showcase for delicious dishes created by youth from around the state. June is Dairy Month, so we are highlighting some of the best recipes from the event for the next few weeks. Next up is a tasty recipe for Four-Cheese Tartlets from 17-year-old Emma […]
Chef Brian Milne, of the Griffin Restaurant in El Dorado, shows us his unique method for making Jambalaya.
June 11 is National Corn on the Cob Day. Who can resist this sweet summer treat. Boiled corn and grilled corn doused in melted butter with salt and pepper are certainly favorites. However, this recipe involves iron skillet-charred ears of sweet corn topped with a fresh basil butter mixture. Visit your local farmers market or […]
Project Cotton Runway Sponsored by Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation, Project Cotton Runway is a new fashion challenge competition designed to provide a unique learning opportunity for Arkansas College students studying fashion. Teams of three students enrolled in fashion design create a mini collection constructed of 100% cotton fabric and compete for scholarships and a trip […]
by Keith Sutton, Arkansas Farm Bureau Should you have the opportunity to meet James Rhein of Mountain Home, two things are certain: you’ll laugh, and you’ll learn lots of interesting things about honeybees. This jovial 75-year-old Baxter County beekeeper is constantly joking with the people around him. But when James is not keeping you in […]
Our first president set the standard, teaching us the value of telling the truth when he admitted he’d chopped down the cherry tree when confronted about it by his father. An example we should all still live by today. Ingredients Two 15-oz. cans of Oregon Specialty Fruit dark sweet cherries […]
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, […]