Monthly Archives: April 2011

Grilled Mahi Mahi with Blood Orange Sauce

Sometimes I go shopping with a specific dish in mind, knowing in advance everything I’m going to need to make dinner.  This is usually my method of shopping during the week when time is limited and expediency is required. On … Continue reading

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Foie Gras and Sweetbreads at Boulevard Bread Company

We recently reviewed Boulevard Bread Company, and there’s certainly no better place in town to get sandwiches, baked goods, and cheeses of the highest quality.  They do some pretty delicious soups and dinner specials, too, and we braved the recent … Continue reading

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Review: Red Door

Sometimes it’s fun to try a new restaurant without knowing anything at all about it: no reviews, no word of mouth, just a pure shot in the dark with a place that sounds like it might be worthwhile.  You can … Continue reading

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Classic Crumb Cake

If you’ve ever needed a quick dessert that you can whip up and serve to company, you’d be remiss if you didn’t consider making a crumb cake.  This rich, moist cake is topped with a buttery crumb topping and flavored … Continue reading

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Review: Boulevard Bread Company

Jess and I were driving around Little Rock the other day trying to find a good place for lunch.  For most people, this is like a pretty mundane activity: pick a kind of food you like and figure out the … Continue reading

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Strawberry Tart

Springtime is strawberry time, and we were excited to hear this weekend that Wright’s Firehouse Produce in Benton had just received their first batch of fresh Arkansas-grown berries.  As soon as I walked into the store I could smell that … Continue reading

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Review: The Pantry

I fell in love with Bavarian and Czech food as a teenager at Adolf Thum’s venerable Bohemia restaurant in Hot Springs.  Since the closure of the Bohemia (although they have opened under new ownership), I hadn’t found anywhere that came … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Cake Balls

I’m not really much of a baker, but I do enjoy sweets.  Jess knows these things, and so she gave me some time off from cooking for this post to make a batch of chocolate-covered cake balls, topped with one … Continue reading

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Sauté de Boeuf à la Parisienne

We like to come up with our own recipes on Arkansas Foodies, but it definitely pays to follow the instructions of great cooks from time to time.  Julia Child is one of our favorite folks to emulate because in addition … Continue reading

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