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Read This and Never Have a Boring Weeknight Again!

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Finding things to do on the weekend is usually pretty easy. You've probably got a mile-long list of road trips to take and places to visit, not to mention local attractions plus planned events like concerts and shows. But why wait until the weekend to let the good times roll? No ma[...]

Floral Fantasies

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By Maura Montez :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   dible flowers are a wonderful way to add flavor and beauty to almost any dish. Make certain flowers are grown organically and pesticide-free. Not all flowers are edible, so be sure to accurately identify the flower and its edible parts before adding to dishes. Use sparingly when cooking, as th[...]

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 [...]

Create: Easy Comfort Cooking

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After a brutal summer of high humidity and temperatures, October provides assurances that fall is truly in progress with cool days and chilly nights that beg for comfort food. It’s the signal Trio’s owner and chef Capi Peck can’t wait to feel. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   a brutal summer of high humidity and temperatures, October provides assu[...]

Create: Time to Tailgate

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Great tailgating recipes! Photography by Janet Warlick   is about to take center stage — the Hogs kick off their 2016-17 season Sept. 3, and the NFL’s first game is the 8th, which means tailgating and watch parties are top-of-mind. To help grill masters and hosts alike, we searched for great recipes and hit pay dirt with the Southern Living’s The [...]

Create: Cool Meals for Hot Summer Days

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It’s August … in Arkansas, which means 100-degree days are the norm. And while we love to fire up the grill, some days we just want a quick, cool meal that’s filling yet satisfying and tasty. Photography by Janet Warlick   following recipes fit the bill; they’re some of AY’s staffers’ favorite go-to recipes. They feature fresh, light ingredients a[...]

Create: Meals on the Grill

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Incredibly, 75 percent of Americans* own a grill or smoker. That’s a whole lot of grilling goin’ on, especially during the Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day holidays when at least 60 percent of grill owners fire ‘em up. Photography by Janet Warlick   light of this favorite pastime, we decided to share a few recipes to add a bit more s[...]

Create: Mouthwatering Freshwater Fish

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For this month’s Create, we called on the talents of Chef Bonner Cameron, co-owner of Bistro Catering & Gourmet Take Away in Bryant, Arkansas. Photography by Janet Warlick   and partner Crystal Dear are experts at delivering food that is delicious and good-looking. And it’s important to note they take into account that food prepared with fresh[...]

Create: Good Food for the Body & Soul

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Photography by Janet Warlick / Food Styled by Muriel H. Wilkins   like to take a holistic view of nutrition and have always taken the view that food can be beautiful, delicious and nutritious. I also think that there are no bad foods, just bad choices. The swirl of fad diets, conflicting studies, conflicting nutrition guidelines and changing recomm[...]

Create: Easy-to-Make and Tasty Energy Bars

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Most of us could use more energy. Energy bars are one solution. Photography by Cindy Momchilov / Food Styled by Muriel H. Wilkins   is a busy month. Whether you’re running in the Little Rock Marathon, running after toddlers or running around getting ready for spring break, it’s a busy time. Most of us could use more energy. Energy bars are one sol[...]