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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[...]

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[...]

Cave City Watermelon Festival starts August 11

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The Cave City Watermelon Festival has revealed its 2016 entertainment headliners. This year’s lineup includes three nationally recognized headlining artists, with one performing each night of the festivities. Thursday, August 11th will be headlined by The JJ Weeks Band, whose music has been featured on the official soundtracks for high-profile films “God’[...]

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[...]