Recipe Monday: Crack Tiger Sauce Spaghetti

We are all gearing up for busy evenings now that the weather has turned the corner. I like to rely on casseroles in the freezer if I am swamped. This is something that makes a large enough serving that you could easily freeze half for another time. It’s one of the most requested recipes I’ve…

Recipe Monday: Grown-Up Mac and Cheese

Everyone is getting ready to break out the pumpkin spice for fall, but I’m going to raise you a mac and cheese.   It’s a comfort food that’s great for fall – or any time of the year, really!  This recipe hails from the pages of a classic cookbook, the Junior League of Little Rock’s…

Ritika on the Rock: Blackberry Bubbly Mocktail

The golden days of summer may be slipping by, but I’m not ready to let go yet. Cold, delicious drinks still win over my innate craving of pumpkin spiced lattes during this time of year. But who says they have to be cocktails? There are plenty of amazing flavors that come from the fresh fruit…

Ritika on the Rock: Dark Chocolate Blueberry Silk Tart

If you’re looking for a recipe that’s unbelievably simple and sinfully decadent, this dark chocolate blueberry silk tart is the answer to all your problems. It takes a total of 5 (no, I’m not kidding) ingredients to produce a stunning dessert tart that looks like you slaved over a hot oven for hours. It’s unbelievable…

Happy Hour: Hot Toddy

In his drink-themed blog series, Happy Hour, Arkansas native Ben Franks will share his recipes and expertise. Ben tends the bar at Petit & Keet in Little Rock, but he learned the tricks of the trade all over the country. In this post, Ben shares his recipe for a hot toddy. It’s finally cold in…

Recipe: Tomato and Red Pepper Salsa with P. Allen Smith

Recipe courtesy of Arkansas-based Chef Michael Selig. Photo by Mark Fonville. ‘Red Pride’ Tomato and ‘Majestic Red’ Pepper Salsa Ingredients 1 ‘Red Pride’ tomato 1 ‘Majestic Red’ bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped Juice of 1/2 lemon Juice of 1/2 lime 1/4 cup red onion, chopped 1 tablespoon garlic, minced 1…

Sirloin Steak and Tomato Salad

Are you looking for a quick, easy and healthy dinner recipe to try this week? Our friends at the Arkansas Beef Council shared a great recipe with us. Test it out and let us know what you think. Total Recipe Time: 30 to 35 minutes Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 beef Top Sirloin Steak Boneless,…