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Recipe for Pumpkin Cinnamon Cheesecake Dessert

Posted by on Aug 5, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog, Recipe of The Week | 0 comments

Recipe for Pumpkin Cinnamon Cheesecake Dessert

The heat of summer may have many thinking it is too early to start thinking about Fall recipes. However, our opinion at Arkansas Frontier is that it is never a bad time for cheesecake, especially pumpkin cheesecake. If that doesn’t get you excited enough then throw some cinnamon in there too. Well, that is exactly what this recipe does. Be forewarned though, this is likely to go extremely fast at the next social gathering so it might not hurt to make just a little extra. Ingredients for Pumpkin Cheesecake Agave Nectar (1/2 cup) Pie Pumpkin or Canned Pumpkin Filling (1) Cinnamon (1...

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Living History Farming Is The “New Old”

Posted by on Aug 3, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | 0 comments

Living History Farming Is The “New Old”

Learning about the historical events in our past is a journey most of us begin when we first start to school. The life lived by those who came before us has always been intriguing. Educating ourselves on our ancestry is a great way to not only help us learn about our past but to possibly be able to better handle situations that may be in our future. However, for most school children their experience in learning about history has been confined to the pages of a text book. Living History organizations strive to change that as they open up the realm of adventure and interaction into a history...

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Zucchini Loaf Recipe That Will Be Talk of the Town

Posted by on Jul 29, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog, Recipe of The Week | 0 comments

Zucchini Loaf Recipe That Will Be Talk of the Town

If you grow a garden then you most likely have a guilt trip on letting any of it go to waste. Sure, you can give some away to the neighbors, but they can only eat so much as well right. The truth of being a serious home gardner is that at some point in time you are likely to have your fill on certain home-grown groceries. Often times zucchini seems to be one of the first vegetables to meet this fate. After all a person can just handle so much zucchini casserole. So, before you start packing up the freezer take a look at this delicious zucchini bread recipe, and it just might be the relief you...

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Are Bigger Fruits and Vegetables Really Better?

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | 0 comments

Are Bigger Fruits and Vegetables Really Better?

We’ve all seen and heard the talk of the monstrosity tomatoes, watermelons, or pumpkins that have won the grand prize at the county fair. However, do these colossal beauties really deserve the attention they so often get? Some might say a resounding No. In fact, some might say that the exact opposite is true and that the smaller fruits and veggies should be ‘taking home the hardware’ so to speak. The Great “Small – and Healthy” Tomato The truth is that research has shown that the smaller the fruit or vegetable the more essential nutrients it may contain. Smaller...

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Indoor Childrens Activities Teach About Agriculture

Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | 0 comments

Indoor Childrens Activities Teach About Agriculture

This summer has been undeniably hot for a lot of people throughout the nation.  However, the kids are out of school, and most likely the summer heat has not zapped the energy and excitement that is naturally present in the summer.  It might persuade them not to go outside much though.  This means that parents may have no choice but to come up with something fun and entertaining to do indoors.  Need some ideas?  In fact, wouldn’t it be nice if the kids could actually do something a little educational while they are being entertained indoors.  Even more, what if the kids could learn...

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Stovetop Fried Okra – Healthy Garden Treat

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog, Recipe of The Week | 0 comments

Stovetop Fried Okra – Healthy Garden Treat

It is that time of year when home gardeners across Arkansas and really throughout America have begun to reap the rewards from their hard work of planting, watering, and praying.  One of the most popular and most enjoyed garden vegetables across the mid-south is okra.  Hardly can a southern style restaurant be found that doesn’t serve deep-fried okra.  This week we wanted to propose a slightly healthier but still yummy option to the deep-fried treat.   Stove Top Fried Okra   Cut okra into quarter inch slices. Sprinkle with 3/4 cup of cornmeal per quart of chopped...

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