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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Kale Salad with Maple-Bacon Vinaigrette

Are you a fan of kale?  I know it’s the Cinderella of salad greens these days, ya’  know coming late tot he party and all, but I’ve been a fan for

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Roasted Pumpkin, Fig, Pomegranate and Arugula Salad

Isn’t this pretty?  I’m a firm believer in the idea that we eat with our eyes first and I try to keep that in mind when I’m preparing our meals.

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Maple Glazed Roasted Butternut Squash

I sometimes get in a rut when it comes to vegetable side dishes, do you?  Since I try to avoid frying as much as I can, and we’re only occasional

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Maple and Bacon Glazed Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Roasted Garlic

  I am really fortunate in lots of ways but especially in that Hubby is very easy to cook for.  He eats just about everything except for liver and mushrooms. 

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Roasted Pear Autumnal Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

 I am a pear lover.  Always have been apparently.  My grandmother always said that I cut my teeth by gnawing on a hard fall pear.  I guess that’s why I

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Grilled Maple Raspberry Chipotle Pork Tenderloin on Smoked Gouda Grits

  I came across a recipe for grilled maple chipotle pork chops recently that really sounded tempting.  Anything using the outside grill is good by me during these really hot

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Maple-Glazed Salmon

This is another favorite from Cooking Light. We eat lots of salmon at our house – Copper River salmon when we can get and afford it – otherwise, the best

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