Create: The Root of the Matter

When was the last time you bought a rutabaga or a parsnip? Photography by Cindy Momchilov :: Food styled by Muriel H. Wilkins   [dropcap]Root[/dropcap] vegetables are not particularly attractive, and they can be a bit puzzling, even mysterious, but these denizens of winter shine when roasted. Once peeled, they’re easy to prepare in a…

Notable: Excaliburger

“I believe in ‘Do one thing and do it well,’” Kyle Pounders said, as he prepared his famous Excalibuger. “My end goal is to have a [location with a drive-thru] with healthy options.” Photograph by Cindy Momchilov   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] journey has not been smooth, thanks to the purchase of a food truck that wasn’t quite…

Here’s Why You Should Dine in Tonight (And 10 Tips on How to Do it)

Each Thanksgiving, families celebrate togetherness, home-cooked food and family time, but research suggests we should continue the Thanksgiving tradition on a regular basis. With a little planning, our treasured family time can become a daily event, said Rosemary Rodibaugh, professor-nutrition with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. In an effort to encourage families to…

Chef Shuttle + Grass Roots Co-Op Announce Monthly Herds-to-Homes Delivery of Arkansas-Raised Meats

Are you a farm-to-table lover? Chef Shuttle and the Grass Roots Co-Op just announced a new feature that combines the freshest Arkansas pasture-raised meats and the luxuries of online ordering into a monthly Herds-to-Homes delivery service that will be your favorite gift that keeps on giving. Customers can visit grassrootsdelivered.com to select a carefully curated 12-pound box…

Notables: Lassis Inn

Open for more than 100 years, Lassis Inn is a legend unto itself. Photo by Ashlee Nobel   [dropcap]Elihue[/dropcap] Washington purchased the business in 1990 and continues the tradition of serving tasty fried fish and the appropriate southern accouterments, because, well, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Washington, whose friendly, to-the-point personality is softened…