Peppery Perfect Pasta Salad

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School’s out! I am celebrating with a salad! . . . → Read More: Peppery Perfect Pasta Salad

Banana Cookies with Cacao Nibs

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An old recipe revisited yields a new keeper. . . . → Read More: Banana Cookies with Cacao Nibs

UFO or SI2

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A historic aeronautic event in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (No, it wasn’t an alien landing but it was probably just as historic and exciting.) . . . → Read More: UFO or SI2

Fresh Mint Ice Cream with Cacao Nibs

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A garden update and a cookbook review of “Sweeter Off the Vine” by Yossy Arefi. . . . → Read More: Fresh Mint Ice Cream with Cacao Nibs

Smoked Turkey & Brie Sandwiches

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You must try this extraordinary sandwich for your next picnic or as you watch the rest of the Triple Crown. For the Kentucky Derby, I present Smoked Turkey & Brie on Rosemary Bread. . . . → Read More: Smoked Turkey & Brie Sandwiches

Black and Blue and Red Salad

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Today I am replicating a salad that will be served at this year’s Kentucky Derby. . . . → Read More: Black and Blue and Red Salad

Butternut-Maple Blondies with Cumin

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Welcome to the countdown for the Kentucky Derby. Why would I usher in this horse race with these blondies? If you’re intrigued, keep reading about “Sugar Rush”. (That would make a great name for a horse, don’t you think?) . . . → Read More: Butternut-Maple Blondies with Cumin

Tangy Cumin Citronette and a Salad Trifecta

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This tangy vinaigrette is perfect for greens. It is perfect for a composed chicken salad. It is perfect for quinoa and kale. Cumin Citronette is so good, I tried it on all three salads. . . . → Read More: Tangy Cumin Citronette and a Salad Trifecta

Wine Country

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It’s not Napa, but Arkansas definitely has some outstanding wineries run by some great people. . . . → Read More: Wine Country

A Visit to the Natural State for an Opportunity to Relax

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Tag along for a visit to Arkansas, The Natural State and The Land of Opportunity ….to relax. . . . → Read More: A Visit to the Natural State for an Opportunity to Relax