Monthly Archives: November 2011

Homemade Kettle Corn

When I was a kid, my family used to take a trip to Branson, Missouri nearly every year to visit Silver Dollar City, and if you’ve been there, you know that there are tons of good things to eat in … Continue reading

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The Ron Swanson Turkey Leg

Who inspires the home chef to attempt feats of culinary greatness?  Names come to mind: Escoffier, Careme, Thomas Keller, Julia Child.  But there is one man who has, time and again, proven himself to be the master of the carnivorous … Continue reading

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Homemade Bacon Salt

A love for all things bacon has been an ongoing foodie trend these past few years.  From my Southern point of view, the popularity of bacon is amusing, because for folks in the South, bacon isn’t a trend – it’s … Continue reading

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Acorn Squash “Flowers”

Thanksgiving is just a week away, so there’s no better time than the present to start a little bit of menu planning – and there’s no better addition to your turkey day feast than some winter squash.  And while we’re … Continue reading

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Caramel Cheesecake Bars

A little while back, Jess and I made a really tasty caramel sauce that turned out even better than I had hoped.  But like so many things, after I made it I really had no idea what to do with … Continue reading

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ROOT Liqueur, a New American Classic

America is, as these things go, a relatively young country.  Even so, there are traditions that date from our more agrarian past that have been lost in the these industrialized – and supposedly more civilized – times.  One of these … Continue reading

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Review: Flying Fish of Little Rock

It’s a little crazy that I haven’t done a review on the Flying Fish yet – I’ve eaten there more often than any other place in the River Market.  It’s the place that Jess and I will usually take friends … Continue reading

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