Monthly Archives: September 2011

Helping the Hungry with Rice Depot

Imagine that you’re a kid, and you’re going to bed hungry tonight.  Even if your school provides you with a free or reduced breakfast and lunch, there are still a lot of hours between the end of one school day … Continue reading

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2011 World Cheese Dip Championship

Well, it might not have been the best day for our beloved Razorbacks, but Saturday was a great day for cheese dip.  Jess and I headed down to War Memorial Stadium on a perfect fall day for this year’s World … Continue reading

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Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Cookies

When I was a child, there were four types of cookies that my mom made: chocolate chip (from the recipe on the Nestle Tollhouse Morsels bag), oatmeal-raisin, spice cookies for Christmas decorating, and these chocolate oatmeal no-bake cookies.  So even … Continue reading

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Pâté de Campagne (Country Pâté)

When we first got our stand mixer, the meat grinding attachment was one of the first accessories I wanted to buy for it.  In addition to being able to grind my own ground beef mixtures and sausage, I really wanted … Continue reading

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Chicken and Egg Taco Salad

Any of you who have read this blog for any amount of time will know two things: we love eggs and we love taco salads – and I’ve been thinking to myself for awhile how I might combine these two … Continue reading

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College Football is Back: How About a Beer?

With memories still fresh of a season that saw the Arkansas Razorbacks make their first appearance in a BCS game, excitement is high all around the state for the 2011 college football season.  With the first weekend of games in … Continue reading

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Oeufs en Cocotte (Eggs Baked in Ramekins)

About once a year I read Julia Child’s autobiographical book My Life in France, and I’m always struck by the sincere and exuberant way with which she approaches France, French cooking, and life in general.  I’ve probably read it three … Continue reading

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