Category Archives: Desserts

Rustic Peach Cobbler

It’s getting toward the end of a very hot, very dry summer, and that means that pickings are getting slim at our favorite farmers markets.  There are still good things to be found, though, and we were lucky enough to … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things

A brief look at some of the best. Continue reading

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Green Corner Store Soda Fountain

We love the entire city of Little Rock, but the SoMa neighborhood south of I-630 is one of our favorite parts.  The folks that live and work on this stretch of Main Street are committed to urban renewal and the … Continue reading

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Black-Bottom Cupcakes

Like many food lovers who enjoy getting into the kitchen to whip up a batch of delicious baked treats, we keep up with the blog Smitten Kitchen, which is where Jess found this tasty take on Devil’s Food cake with … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Sunshine Wheat Citrus Caramel

In a lot of ways, it was New Belgium Brewing and a tour of their main facility in Fort Collins, Colorado that got Jess and me into craft beer in the first place.  Sure, we’d drink the occasional six pack … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Since 1790, the King Arthur Flour Company has been making some of the best flour in America, and even though they’re a bunch of Yankees, we’re pretty big fans.  If you’ve never had a chance to check out the King … Continue reading

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