NEW! Herbs and Spices

Kitchen Chemistry 101

Kitchen Chemistry 101

This is a great time of the year in Arkansas to use fresh herbs and spices. And, if you understand how they can enhance the natural flavor of the dish, along with a little kitchen chemistry, then you’re on your way to making good food great! Just watch. watch

LATEST! Recipe Demo

Weeknight Pho

Weeknight Pho

Steaming broth brimming with lively herbs and savory rice noodles makes for a crowd-pleasing dish that is endlessly adaptive to your own dietary preferences. It is a great way to try out seasonal local produce—cooked veggies pair with crisp ones, and you can mix-and-match protein sources. watch

Well-Fed You Guides

What Goes With What?

There are lots of herbs and spices on the market these days. So which ones should you turn to flavor veggies? Poultry? Grains? Seafood? Some combinations are more intuitive; some are surprising. Once you’ve learned the basics, you’ll want to create your own. Download Guide

Healthy Kitchen Basics

Pantry Clean-Out

Take just a minute to watch this, and then assess your pantry: It’s your go-to place when you’re hungry or craving a quick fix. Think of it as your in-home grocer. Are you filling it with good choices that taste great, satisfy your hunger, and nurture your body and brain? Make simple changes, one step at a time. It is so easy to do—so don’t wait another day. watch

THIS MONTH'S RECIPES

Weeknight Pho

Weeknight Pho

A light, savory broth is the highlight here. The combination of chili flakes, lime and fresh herbs makes this dish pop with flavor. You may substitute other green vegetables, like broccoli or bok choy, for snow peas and fish or shrimp instead of chicken. For a great family or party meal, make a platter with toppings for the table. Everyone can add their favorite items. read more

Cilantro Salsa Over Shrimp Fried Rice

Cilantro Salsa Over Shrimp Fried Rice

Fresh and bright, with a hit of spice, the unusual pairing of salsa and fried rice is surprising and applause-worthy. High in protein and low in sodium compared to its standard counterpart, this contemporary take on an old favorite creates days of leftovers for lunch, too. read more

Lemon-Mint Tabouli with Pan-Seared Salmon

Lemon-Mint Tabouli with Pan-Seared Salmon

Just in time for the warmer days of June, this dish offers the flexibility of make-ahead tabouli and fresh-caught seared salmon (or other fish) that takes just minutes to prepare. Freshly chopped mint, lemon, onion, garlic, and black pepper delight the senses, while salmon delivers healthy omegas. read more

Homemade Iced Chai Tea

Homemade Iced Chai Tea

Impress your friends, feed your soul, and fill your home with the heavenly scent of this homemade chai tea. Milky honey combines with peppercorns, cardamom, cloves, soothing ginger, and fennel. It’s the perfect morning or midday pick-me-up. read more

Weeknight Pho

Weeknight Pho

A light, savory broth is the highlight here. The combination of chili flakes, lime and fresh herbs makes this dish pop with flavor. You may substitute other green vegetables, like broccoli or bok choy, for snow peas and fish or shrimp instead of chicken. For a great family or party meal, make a platter with toppings for the table. Everyone can add their favorite items. Continue Reading

Cilantro Salsa Over Shrimp Fried Rice

Cilantro Salsa Over Shrimp Fried Rice

Fresh and bright, with a hit of spice, the unusual pairing of salsa and fried rice is surprising and applause-worthy. High in protein and low in sodium compared to its standard counterpart, this contemporary take on an old favorite creates days of leftovers for lunch, too. Continue Reading

Lemon-Mint Tabouli with Pan-Seared Salmon

Lemon-Mint Tabouli with Pan-Seared Salmon

Just in time for the warmer days of June, this dish offers the flexibility of make-ahead tabouli and fresh-caught seared salmon (or other fish) that takes just minutes to prepare. Freshly chopped mint, lemon, onion, garlic, and black pepper delight the senses, while salmon delivers healthy omegas. Continue Reading

Homemade Iced Chai Tea

Homemade Iced Chai Tea

Impress your friends, feed your soul, and fill your home with the heavenly scent of this homemade chai tea. Milky honey combines with peppercorns, cardamom, cloves, soothing ginger, and fennel. It’s the perfect morning or midday pick-me-up. Continue Reading