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Gourmet Trail Mix

Happy first day of Fall! I’m spending my day doing light duty around the condo, which means I’m not out enjoying the tempering breezes and the first colors changing in our surrounding forests here in the Lower Ozark Mountains of … Continue reading

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SEASONAL FOODS TASTE BEST

Buy what’s ripe for the best value “This is why tomatoes don’t taste all that great in January.” AND they cost a small fortune! Have you ever noticed this? Seasonal crops will taste better when they come from nearby and … Continue reading

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WEEKEND WEATHER REPORT 

Welcome to the weekend! I’m drinking coffee on a rainy morning. Folks say if you don’t like the weather in Arkansas, wait a day or so. It’s going to be different, no matter what the weather gurus say.  Our sunny … Continue reading

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SCIENCE, FOOD, AND CULTURAL TRENDS

When I was a kid, modern was all the rage. If a family had a washer, dryer, cook stove, and a refrigerator in their home, plus indoor plumbing and hot and cold running water, they were first class. I was … Continue reading

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Real Food, Real Chef, Real Delight!

My sister in the faith and my best friend throughout my years of ministry have on occasion been privileged to serve in towns near one another. I’ve watched her children grow up from babies to young women who now are … Continue reading

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Snow Alert Means Comfort Food

Snow alert! Even the prospect of rumored snow, sleet or icing causes my adoptive state of Arkansas to rush pell mell to the nearest Walmart or Kroger for bread, milk and eggs. The shelves will be bare by 3pm. Some … Continue reading

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COFFEE AND COLD MORNINGS

I turned on my heater for the first time this morning. Arkansas has finally gotten a sharp taste of the arctic winter storm that’s slammed our northern neighbors. The interior temperature of my condo was 63 F, but outside it … Continue reading

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