The Morgan Family and Black Bean Cheese Dip – Taste Arkansas

I thoroughly enjoyed working on this Taste Arkansas piece about the Morgan Family and their Peach Pickin’ Paradise operation in Lamar. Are you looking for something soooo yummy for your

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Mardi Gras Gumbo Dip {Riceland Foods}

I was so excited to be able to share this Mardi Gras Gumbo Dip recipe with Riceland Foods for their recipe blog and to prepare it for my segment on

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Comeback Sauce

If you grew up in the South, you probably had one version or another of Mississippi Comeback Sauce.The story goes that this sauce originated at a Greek restaurant, The Rotisserie

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Corn and Black Bean Salsa

#letsbreakbread I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love a good Mexican meal, do you?  But it’s often difficult to make those meals rank high on the healthy scale.  This Corn

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Joey’s Cheese Ball from Designed in the Delta with Paul Michael

It’s been a couple of years, but I was really fortunate to be invited to southeast Arkansas for an event called Designed in the Delta. It was hosted by Paul and

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Make-Ahead Gifts From the Kitchen: Nutty Caramel Corn

Unlike the previous ideas for gifts that have been shared, this Make-Ahead Nutty Caramel Corn does require a little cooking. You’ll have to break out the popcorn pan, a candy thermometer

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Make- Ahead Gifts From the Kitchen: Seasoned Rice Mixes

Continuing with the series of Make-Ahead Gifts From the Kitchen, some of the easiest you can do are these Seasoned Rice Mixes. I had never really made these before trying them

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Make-Ahead Gifts from the Kitchen: Chai Tea Mix

My segment on THV11 This Morning this week focused on Make-Ahead Gifts from the Kitchen. Unfortunately, there never seems to be enough time on the show to cover everything. I

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Cheese Board Basics for THV11

On this week’s THV11 segment, Alyse and I discussed some  pointers for staging a basic Cheese Board for your upcoming holiday gatherings. There is no definite way to create a cheese

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Are You Ready For Some Pumpkin?

It’s that time again…and I’m not talking about football, y’all. The days are getting shorter and cooler. Leaves are changing to their early golds and reds. An early morning mist

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