Whether I was mixing up GORP for a Girl Scout outing, munching a granola bar at the lake or sprinkling fresh granola over a bowl of fruit and yogurt to start my day, I have always loved eating granola. Recently, the folks over at Naked Granola sent me some samples of their products to try out.… Read the rest
Michigan State Cheese Dip is probably not what most of you are thinking of. Being from Arkansas, the birthplace of cheese dip, I get a specific picture in my mind when I hear the words cheese and dip together.
Arkansas cheese dip is almost always served hot.… Read the rest
Gourmet-style burgers have been trending for several years now and I don’t think the trend is going away anytime soon. We have always been pretty traditional when cooking burgers at home. Sauteing up some onion or mushrooms was about as crazy as it got.… Read the rest
The first time I had a marshmallow dipped in chocolate was at a tiny amusement park in Panama City Beach, Florida. The park was centered around a great circle of food trucks, one of which sold all kinds of chocolate dipped confections.… Read the rest
Remember that delicious Coffee Rubbed Smoked Pork Butt that I shared with you last week? Yes, it took a long time to smoke. Yes, it made a lot of meat and you had a bunch of leftovers. Well, all of those juicy leftovers make an appearance again this week in this fun and filling Pulled Pork & Tomatillo Ranch Hot Dog.
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Fresh fruit is one of the reasons I love summer so much. I love to get up early on summer mornings and make muffins or my favorite, fresh blueberry scones.
The growing season in Arkansas is pretty early. Blueberries usually start coming available in mid-June.… Read the rest
We bought our gas smoker last May and absolutely love it. It is easy to use and the flavor is so amazing. Smoking meat is a little time consuming but mostly hands off so you can let the smoker do all the work while you clean up the yard or float around the pool.… Read the rest
Candied pecans can cover a multitude of sins.
My husband loves to order chicken strip salads when we go out to eat. Seriously! A salad. As his whole meal. Clearly, something is wrong with him.
I like to order the steak.… Read the rest
Summer is all about strawberries and this Strawberry Skillet Crisp is so yummy!
Strawberries are so versatile. I love to make sauces for chicken and pork using strawberries as a base. I love to put sliced strawberries into fresh salads. They are also great on their own or dipped in a little sugar or whipped cream.… Read the rest