Petit Jean Meats Favorites for THV11

This week’s THV11 This Morning segment focuses on one of my favorite Arkansas producers, Petit Jean Meats. In business since 1922, this family-owned business, produces the finest traditional Arkansas flavor

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Easy Homemade Ravioli and Tortellini for National Pasta Month

You know in our never ending quest to celebrate all things food, we set aside days, weeks and even months to showcase everything from aardvark (I serious hope not!) to

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Celebrating National Rice Month on THV11

I love Arkansas and I love promoting and supporting our Arkansas farmers and producers. Many of you already know that I am a Brand Ambassador for Riceland Foods and while

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Lime Vinaigrette with The Easiest Salad in the Whole Wide World

There’s only one problem with this lime vinaigrette. Well, maybe two problems. You really must use fresh lime juice which means you need to have limes on hand. Just a

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Basil-Oregano Pesto {Kitchen Basics}

Pesto is such an easy condiment to make IF. If you have access to beautiful and bountiful basil (if it’s a basil-based pesto, that is) which, fortunately I do this

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Parmesan-Herb Dipping Oil {Kitchen Basics}

Do you dip? No, silly, not THAT kind of dip. Yuck! (If you live around “good ol’ boys, you know what I mean. If you don’t, well…sorry you’re missing out

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How Hot is That Pepper Anyway? {Kitchen Basics}

I’ve had several people ask me why I always make my jams and jellies with habanero (not habaƱero) peppers since they are so doggone hot. In fact, they’re blazing! Well,

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Preserving Spring: Strawberry-Basil-Pepper Jelly

#letsbreakbread I really don’t spend every hour of every day making jelly and jam even though it must seem that way. It’s just the season, y’all. The berries are coming

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Jerk Chicken with Watermelon-Peach-Tomato Salsa

It’s definitely watermelon season in Arkansas. All over the state you’ll spot pickups parked on the roadside with full loads of melons. Or maybe someone will pitch a tent and

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Preserving Summer: Cherry Habanero Jelly

I’m on a roll with berries and fruits lately including cherries which have reappeared at our markets. If I can keep enough of them on hand before Hubby eats them

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