Category archives: October 2016

October's Top 10 Things To Do

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Here are ten awesome things for you and your family to do all across Arkansas this month! 1. Kenny Rogers North Little Rock Oct. 6: The Gambler’s Last Deal tour is a call for lovers of this music legend to get tickets today! Roger’s award-winning career crosses several music genres, earning him generations of loyal fans. The concert should be a tota[...]

Home: Tale of Two Kitchens

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With a focus on food this month, what better time to give extra attention to the kitchen by visiting two families happy with their dream kitchens. Photography by Janet Warlick   can't talk about food without talking about kitchens, the heart of any home. Oscar and Doris Washington know about kitchens. Located in Chenal Valley, it is their sixth[...]

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[...]

Excursion: Arkansas Goodies

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You may be surprised to learn that many food products you enjoy for breakfast, snacking and at gatherings are made in Arkansas. Research by Grace Heflin :: Illustrations by Chad Maupin   Take a look through this sampling of some of the state’s delicious goods. Take a drive to shop in person or go online and indulge your culinary wishes. Cheese[...]

Travel Arkansas: All A-Maze

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Get lost in the wonder of fall in Arkansas with corn mazes, corn cannons, farm fun and more!   the average person may not understand the intricacies of agriculture, it’s common knowledge that without farmers, humans would be a hungry species. A less well-known fact is that these same farmers have the capacity to provide lots of fun and adventure fo[...]

Historical Gems: A Lifetime Of Recipes

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Everlasting Memories of Good Times and Delicious Tastes Via Mount Holly Cemetery Photography by Cindy Momchilov   the South, an inextricable link exists between funerals and food. As soon as a Southern cook learns of a death, he or she heads for the kitchen to whip up a casserole, dessert or other comfort food for the grieving family. After the fu[...]

Dining Spotlight: Wanderlust to Wilson

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Ever heard of Wilson, Arkansas? It’s a town, population 900 plus, just off I-55 north in Mississippi County. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   in the Delta region it is surrounded by farmland, much covered at the time of our visit with acres of bloomed cotton plants. It looks like a lot of rural Arkansas towns until you’re officially in the tow[...]