Category archives: Food

Getting To Know Jonesboro

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By Shelby Styron :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   ow I know, I didn't know Jonesboro. Most of the little that I did know about the home of the A-State Red Wolves I learned when many of my high school friends headed northeast for Arkansas State University. My friend Casey and I attended a Relient K concert there when we were 15. (Her dad drove [...]

The Root Cafe

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By Brigette Williams :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   t's a bit after nine on a cold Saturday morning. The air is filled with good home cooking aromas-biscuits in the oven, the sweetness of pastries, sausage and hot coffee. Tables are filled with friends holding lively conversations. A line of a dozen or so folks eager to have breakfast scan the d[...]

Sweet Pairings for Dessert

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By Margie Raimondo :: Photography by Jamison Mosley Throw out any beliefs about wine and desserts. It’s all about enhancing the taste of both. Wine glasses courtesy of Everyday Chef. y grandfather always said, “Food is the celebration of life and wine is the extension of a good life.“ Going by that mantra eliminates a lot of barriers in paring food [...]

Our Top Recipe Picks for the Holidays

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Here are some of our favorite recipes-from decadent to gluten free, breakfast to after-dinner dessert. ENJOY.   Unappreciated Vegetables By Faith Anaya                                                                     During my research for this month’s column, I came across dozens of recipes for Brussels sprouts, all of which starte[...]

Let The Good Times Roll

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By Brigette Williams :: Photography by Jamison Mosley     What happens when two dining powerhouses join forces? When it’s the legendary Louis Petit of Jacques and Suzanne, and the formidable Jim Keet of Taziki’s and 100 other restaurants, it’s the realization of a shared dream—Petit & Keet Bar and Grill.     ouis[...]

Champagne!

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By Alexia Elichiry :: Photography by Jamison Mosley     man walks into a wet, stone labyrinth of dusty bottles worn by time and place. His family has been here, in Champagne, France, for over 250 years, meticulously tending to the fruits of their labor. Today, just like every day, his job is to gently turn each living glass bottle so [...]

A Romantic Chateaubriand for Two

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By Kat Robinson :: Photography by Grav Weldon   andlelight. Music. What delicious meal makes the perfect at-home dinner date for Christmas or New Year’s Eve? Chef Billy Ginocchio at Pulaski Tech's Culinary Institute shows us how to prepare Chateaubriand, an extraordinary dinner for two.     WHAT IS CHATEAUBRIAND? It’s the center[...]