Tag Archives: New Year’s

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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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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Braised Cabbage and Black-Eyed Peas

Cabbage, black-eyed peas, and hog jowl are the traditional food of the New Year, ostensibly because these foods represent money, prosperity, and richness. My honest opinion has always been that we eat these simple, earthy foods on New Year’s Day … Continue reading

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