Jeff Edwards farms in the Sherrill-Pastoria community near Pine Bluff and has for most of his life. Like others in the Arkansas River Valley, he lost cropland to historic flooding earlier this year. He and his family have weathered challenges like this before, though, and Jeff plans to continue farming until, “the Lord calls him home.”
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.
So what makes the perfect baked potato? Whether it’s heated in a microwave, baked in the oven or in a bed of campfire coals, it’s an internal temperature of…
One of the best ways to learn about where food comes from and the hard work it takes to grow it, is to plant your own vegetable garden. Master Gardener and Pulaski County Farm Bureau board member Kathy Ratcliffe talks about what students learn when experiencing the Farm Bureau Federation inspired demonstration garden at the C.A. Vines 4-H Center in Ferndale.
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.
We’ve all done it. You know. That steak you were planning to cook for supper tonight? You’re already on your way to work and realize you forgot to transfer it from the freezer to refrigerator last night to thaw. Don’t worry. You can still prepare a great steak from a frozen chunk of beef.
Brian Weisenfels loves his black baldy cattle. The white head and black body are typical of this crossbreed of Hereford and solid black angus cattle. These 40 transplant beef cattle from Montana are his pride and joy. Meet this Logan County rancher and learn how he’s using them as the foundation to build a new herd. Arkansas’ excellent forage production is a great strength to the state’s beef producers.
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.
Paul Post, president of Arkansas’ largest winery, discusses factors that led to this year’s fruitful grape harvest, particularly muscadine grapes.
This one comes from a handwritten index card tucked away in mom’s cookbook. This coffee cake is as good now as it was 50 years ago.