Ritika on the Rock: Fresh Fruit Popsicles

Citrusy Kiwi-Watermelon Popsicles Written and photographed by Ritika Gann This past week, choosing a recipe for “Ritika on the Rock” wasn’t too difficult. I thought I’d continue on the theme of: “Oh my goodness, why is it SO HOT?!” Enter Citrusy Kiwi-Watermelon Popsicles. I don’t know if you’ve ever had popsicles for breakfast – but…

Learn to Bake at Art Is In Cakes

Art Is In Cakes Bakery & Supply has a monthly roster of classes where you can learn to be a better baker and a more skilled cake decorator. The shop, located at 9807 W. Markham Street in Little Rock, hosts classes for kids and adults. Most classes cost $55 to $65, but the multi-session classes…

Ritika on the Rock: A Spin on Summer Salad

Corn and Tri-bean Summer Salad with Tomato Vinaigrette Written and photographed by Ritika Gann As a new addition to the Little Rock community, I’ve found myself in a love-hate relationship with the torrid weather this June. Coming from Canada, I’m used to freezing temperatures in the winter and mild summers. I am laughably ill-prepared for…

A Summer of Eating

Arkansas’ extraordinary summer events celebrating local and native foods offer a smorgasbord for food lovers in the Natural State. Food is hot in the summer months… both literally in the case of fried catfish and fried chicken, and figuratively with annual celebrations of produce that bring thousands to the cities that host festivals each year.…