Rhonda Hull of Little Rock won first place in all three categories (Main Dish, Salad and Dessert) in Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Rice Cooking Competition at the 2018 Arkansas State Fair and Livestock Show. Her winning dessert dish was a Chocolate Rice Pie that was as beautiful as it was delicious. Made with a filling that […]
Tim and Robin Ralston saw an opportunity in milling and packaging their own rice, but that opportunity was a huge risk. It still is, but they are feeling good about their decision. Tim says they mill everything they grow. “But when you stack it up against some of the big corporate mills, it’s really very, […]
Ralston Family Farms is unique. When it comes to rice, it’s a “vertically integrated farm.” What’s that you might ask? It simply means they grow, mill, package, market, sell and ship the rice. Everything is done from the farm. It’s the closest thing to farm-to-table you can get without having Tim and Robin cook and […]
Corbin Brown, past president of Cross County Farm Bureau, continues an active leadership role on a state and local level. We recently visited with him on his farm near Wynne, where he told us about his 3,000-acre rice-and-soybean farming operation and shared thoughts on how his participation in two unique programs — LeadAR and Arkansas […]
I love a good slow cooker meal this time of year and this recipe for Cheesy Chicken and Rice is one of my favorites. It is incredibly simple, cooks while you’re at work and is a real crowd pleaser.
I love sharing these recipes from the Miss Arkansas Rice Contest. Each of the girls worked very hard to develop their recipes and present them to the judges. I hope that by sharing them with you, they will live on. I know I’ll be making Brooklyn Devazier’s recipe a lot this fall.
Miss Stephanie Palmerin Sanchez made some of the best Mexican style rice I have ever had. She calls it Excelenté Arroz. Stephanie served her rice dish with another favorite of mine, molé.
I love an easy recipe that I can throw together after a long day. This Chicken Teriyaki Rice Bowl is an easy, one-bowl dish that will satisfy the whole family. I really like teriyaki sauce. I marinade steaks in it, add to hamburgers, use it in homemade barbeque sauces, dip chicken in it and more.