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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: The Root of the Matter

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When was the last time you bought a rutabaga or a parsnip? Photography by Cindy Momchilov :: Food styled by Muriel H. Wilkins   vegetables are not particularly attractive, and they can be a bit puzzling, even mysterious, but these denizens of winter shine when roasted. Once peeled, they’re easy to prepare in a multitude of ways: You can cut them i[...]

Create: Decadent Side Dishes

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Nutrition is trending, and my orientation is to nutritious, economical, well-tested, chef-driven but doable-at-home-by-mere-mortals recipes. Photography by Janet Warlick :: Food Styled by Muriel H. Wilkins   as our editor Angela reminded me: A well-timed, once-in-awhile splurge is good for everyone. This is a splurge month. Let’s see – cheese, egg[...]

Midweek Nosh: Delish Dishes Courtesy of Blue Apron

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I'd heard a lot about meal delivery services ... you've seen the commercials. The ingredients look good, the preparation looks fun and the resulting meal is pretty and, we assume, tasty. I decided to try it out myself. I tried Blue Apron. They promised fresh ingredients, great recipes ... delivered right to my door. The verdict: They did, indeed, deliver.[...]

P. Allen Smith: Pumpkins... Three Ways, A Charm

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Autumn’s turning leaves foretell the arrival of the garden’s most bodacious fruit: the pumpkin. Photography by Mark Fonville   favorite in my fall kitchen, pumpkins aren’t limited to just holiday pies and spooky jack-o’-lanterns. Pumpkin is much too versatile, delicious and just plain good for you; it’s a great source of fiber and vitamins A, C an[...]

Create: Halloween Beyond the Teens

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Halloween parties aren’t just for kids, and not all Halloween-themed recipes have to be sweet. Photography by Janet Warlick :: Food styled by Muriel H. Wilkins :: Staged by Ashlee Nobel and Sara Edwards Neal   the amount of candy likely to come into your house that night, you’d probably like some fun and easy, not to mention affordable and savory,[...]

Health: The New Pharmacy - Your Kitchen

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When colds strike, it’s tempting to stock up on cold meds at the neighborhood pharmacy or run straight to the doctor. However, before making an appointment, take inventory of your pantry and spice rack.   foods and spices have natural healing properties — you may have the ingredients for a home remedy that will alleviate symptoms without leaving yo[...]