Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Arkansas Foodies 2011 Year-in-Review

“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” -Benjamin Franklin In many ways, 2011 was a hard year.  Natural disasters, economic woes, and the continued existence … Continue reading

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Review: Copeland’s of New Orleans

I always like it when a chain restaurant can make me eat my usual dismissive words, and Copeland’s of New Orleans in the Shackleford Crossing shopping center is one of the tastiest times I’ve ever had doing it.  On a … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken Cacciatore

By its name alone, you’d think that a dish called Chicken Cacciatore (or Hunter’s Chicken) would be all about, well, chicken – but it really isn’t.  Indeed, the best part of this simple stew isn’t the chicken at all but … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Peppermint Frosting

When it comes to Christmas sweets, there aren’t any flavors that fit the season quite like the cool taste of peppermint and the rich flavor of chocolate, and Jess came up with a delicious and very festive looking way to … Continue reading

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Chicken Paprikash with Gnocchi

One of the best parts about writing a food blog is that our families are always on the lookout for items and ingredients that we can’t get around these parts.  Jess’ brother and sister-in-law recently made a trip to Italy, … Continue reading

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