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The happenings

It’s always nice when a favorite lunch spot starts doing dinner, and the folks at Hillcrest Artisan Meats have definitely put a nice spin on things with their take-home dinners. We’ve tried a couple of these now, and they’ve been … Continue reading

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One for the family

When we started Arkansas Foodies, it was a way for Jess and I to have a hobby we could share that would fulfill interests we both had: cooking, photography, writing, and trying new food. As time went on, though, Foodies … Continue reading

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Sun, sand, and seafood: the Arkansas Foodies take on the Redneck Riviera

A couple of years ago, Jess and I stayed in Navarre, Florida for a few days with her parents. It was a great trip, and one that we’ve talked about quite a bit since. One of our favorite memories from … Continue reading

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The good, the bad, and the ugly: Summer 2013 edition

Welcome back to another edition of “The good, the bad, and the ugly,” where I keep you all up to date with what’s going right — and what’s going wrong — with local food. It’s been a relatively mild summer, … Continue reading

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The happenings, and some stir fry

We’ve had a busy time of late, but it’s all been in the name of expansion! Thanks to all of your kind donations, I was able to purchase a digital recorder, something that will enable me to pursue a new … Continue reading

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Why donate?

Donate to a blog? Well that takes some real cojones on our part to ask folks to do that, doesn’t it? After all, this is the new age of digital media where everything is free and we like it just … Continue reading

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The Arkansas Foodies 2012 Year End Thing

Here we are at the end of another year — Jess and I couldn’t have asked for a busier, crazier, better one than this one just finished. When 2012 began, Arkansas Foodies was a small blog just finishing its first … Continue reading

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…And We’re Back!

What a month November was, and what a month December has turned out to be! Jess and I got married, Jess found a new job, and we moved from our tiny apartment in Bryant to a much larger place in … Continue reading

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A Wedding, and a Week in Seattle

Well, friends, it’s been awhile since our last update, but we had a good reason: after nearly four years of engagement and a year of planning, the Arkansas Foodies went and got hitched. We had a lovely ceremony at the … Continue reading

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Burger King Mentality

I had braised beef cheeks from Hillcrest Artisan Meats for lunch today, with Gruyere cheese and caramelized onions on a crunchy, chewy baguette. It was glorious. If you’ve ever eaten slow-cooked beef cheeks, then you’re thinking about how wonderful the … Continue reading

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