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A trip to the homeland!

Full disclosure time – even though our blog is called Arkansas Mirepoix, only one of us is a native Arkie.  I have lived here for 17 years but I was born and raised in North Dakota.  I recently had a … Continue reading

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  We love Italian food.  Unfortunately a couple of our favorite choices have left the scene recently.  The Villa was a nice choice and had a long history.  Bruno’s was a very nice option and it may come back if … Continue reading

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Apple Pie

On Tuesday night, Sparky and I finally made the cut for a bottling party at Rock Town Distillery in Little Rock.  I first became interested in the distillery last fall, when they put out their Apple Pie Lightning – a … Continue reading

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Eliella Ristorante gives Great Cactus (And Other Stuff)

Last night, Sparky asked me if I was feeling adventurous when I told him that I had no desire to cook dinner.  I was feeling a little “saucy” and so I said sure, Sparky, surprise me.  He directed me down … Continue reading

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The Real Legend of Petit Jean

When I was in graduate school, I became interested in a woman that I’d known by sight most of my life. Her name was Marguerite Turner, and she lived in Dover – where I grew up.  She was one of … Continue reading

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Just Another Arkansas Food Blog, Sort Of

We met in 2006 through Match.com. We were both in our mid-30’s, and divorced. If we’d given it a couple of months, we may not have needed the internet to facilitate our love. It turns out we ran in overlapping … Continue reading

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