Preserving Winter: Cranberry- Habanero Jelly

By now you know of my love affair with habanero peppers. Habanero chilis are very hot, rated 100,000–350,000 on the Scoville scale., but the heat combined with the tartness of the cranberry juice

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Roasted Maple Glazed Pumpkin and Brussel Sprouts with Sage

I do love fall in my home state.  I’ve not been to New England during autumn, but I really feel that Arkansas’ autumnal season will rival anything that might be

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Thanksgiving Sides with a Twist: {Persian Riced Cauliflower}

I’m a cauliflower lover, y’all. I was a fan long before it because so popular due, in large part, to the low carb diet phenomenon. One of the first ways

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Thanksgiving Sides with a Twist {Asparagus Bundles}

Who doesn’t look forward to the bounty of a Thanksgiving dinner? We love gathering with family and friends, celebrating good news, honoring traditions and breaking bread together. The problem? “The

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Preserving Autumn: Persimmon Jam

Persimmons are ripening fast and furiously around here. The thing with persimmons is once they are ripe, they fall and if you don’t get them quickly, they’re mush. You’ve really

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Okra Fries with Comeback Sauce {Riceland}

Our new garden is still steadily producing okra. It may be small, but the garden’s okra harvest is just enough to give us a good supply of fresh okra each

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Preserving Summer: Savory Tomato-Basil Jam

My new garden beds have produced amazingly well in their first year, but the summer produce is winding down. Arkansas summers can be brutal. Fortunately, we’ve not experience the terrible triple

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Pea and Rice Salad with Vinaigrette

Disclosure: As a Brand Ambassador for Riceland Foods, I am compensated for the posts I create for their blog. I was not directly compensated for this post. One of our

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Spicy Black Beans

I love black beans, Hubby, not so much. This is the man who dearly loves his pinto beans, so go figure on the black ones!  For my THV11 segment this

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Save the Stems! Southern Collard Greens

If you’ve read my bio you know that I learned to cook from two of the best — my grandmothers. These ladies were known throughout our home county as two

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