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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[...]

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 [...]

Libations: Swine Wine

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Which wine would you pair with a hot dog? Photography by Cindy Momchilov   “Which wine would you pair with a hot dog?” was our question directed toward the Raptor Ridge Winery’s assistant winemaker. It was early in the morning at the KABF radio station, and after a long night at South on Main Restaurant, my co-host and I thought we could stump 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: 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[...]