Kitchen Basics: Pumpkin Pie Spice

It’s so easy to make your own pumpkin pie spice, y’all. Once you do it, you’ll wonder why you ever paid over $4 a bottle (a tiny one at that)

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Kitchen Basics: Homemade Apple Pie Spice Mix

So I’m working on my October 10 THV11 segment (Skipped September. It’s a long story.) which is going to feature apples since it’s apple season in Arkansas. I know everyone

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Hot Dog! Hot Dog! Hot Diggity Dog!

Make this Independence Day celebration or your next summer party an extra-special event. Grill up a bunch of Petit Jean Meats hot dogs, franks or Grillers and allow your guests

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Frozen Oreo-Yogurt Pie

I’ve been taking some time away from the blog lately to refocus, tend to some family business and spend time with our precious Perfect Boy and Perfect Girl.  Sometimes, you

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Hearty Chicken Greek Salad with Feta Vinagrette

What’s the greatest invention of this century? No. Not the cell phone. Although, it has changed our world, hasn’t it. Now you can NEVER get away from your job. Or

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Blueberry, Strawberry and Chicken Salad with Blueberry Vinaigrette

Spring has finally arrived (I hope!) in Arkansas. Our strawberries are just finding their way into the local markets, and they’ll be finding their way into lots of dishes at

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Pesto, Pasta, Bean and Sausage Soup

We’ve been celebrating National Soup Month throughout January at our house. Of course, we tend to celebrate with soup pretty much all of the time! I don’t think I ever

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Vegetarian Sweet Potato Chili {Slow Cooker}

I am by no means a vegetarian, but I do like to serve meatless meals at least 1 or 2 times per week. Fortunately, Hubs is just fine with that.

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The Very Best Chili, Y’all {Slow Cooker}

We are soup, stew and chili lovers at our house. Seldom a week goes by that I don’t fix at least one version, especially during the fall and winter months.

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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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