Category archives: Food

Tasty Fall Recipes to Delight & Entertain

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 'Tis the season for entertaining & relishing in the gift of all things food. Here are some yummy recipes for you to try! We will continually be adding recipes taken from past issues, our own kitchens, or the kitchens of people and places that have previously been featured. Submit your own recipe for a chance to be featured! Happy cooking. &nb[...]

Apple Adaptability

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By P. Allen Smith :: Photography by Mark Fonville     If you’re thinking of planting apple trees in your yard, it’s time to think small. The apple tree industry has been trending towards dwarf varieties for a few years now, says Arlie Powell of Petals from the Past and professor emeritus at Auburn University. Powell has advised fruit [...]

Haute Cuisine With Home-Like Comfort

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Pine Bluff Country Club is the place to experience a posh meal in an intimate setting filled with Southern charm. With his savory and sweet kitchen creations, Chef James McAfee has been satisfying the palates of members and guests for many years at the 100-plus-year old establishment. By Jillian McGeehee :: Photography by Cindy Momchilov   [...]

Basking in the Afterglow of Coffee

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ELEVATE YOUR CUP OF JAVA WITH A SHOT OF YOUR FAVORITE SPIRIT AND THE ADDITION OF FALL SPICES. Mixing a cocktail is chemistry – combining spirits with a complementary splash of this, or a shot of that, in such a way that balance is achieved, producing the perfect blend of liquid gratification. Or, perhaps it’s an art. When done well, stirring, shaking and po[...]

Sweet Potatoes At Lindsey's Hospitality House

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  Lindsey’s Hospitality House has been a North Little Rock mainstay for more than 60 years. It is now in the hands of the second generation with Donnie Lindsey, Jr. and his wife, Eleanor. We were surprised to learn that Lindsey’s busiest time of year isn’t Memorial Day, Fourth of July or Labor Day, but Thanksgiving. "Our tradition is barbeque, [...]

European Fornetti Bakery Goes Local

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  Fornetti bakery has earned its well-deserved reputation through 8,000 European stores, and a convenient and thorough delivery of a product that prides itself on being consistently fresh, high-quality, and readily accessible for true enjoyment. An introduction and sneak peek of the bakery opening in Little Rock took place at Diamond Bear Brewing Com[...]

P. Allen Smith: Growing Pears

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Apples have always been more popular than pears. I’ve often wondered if Eve had eaten a pear instead of an apple would that still be the case? Photography courtesy of USA Pears   the poor pear may not be associated with Christendom, like apples, they can be baked in tarts, preserved in jars, or paired with cheese and eaten raw. And this time of ye[...]

Excursion: Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

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Make your vote the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Top Photo: Homemade apple pies were served to celebrate announcement of the Arkansas Hall of Fame in the Governor Mansion' kitchen. (left to right) Arkansas First Lady Susan Hutchinson, Stacy Hurst, Executive Director of the Arkansas Department of Heritage; Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and Montine McNulty, E[...]