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[23 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 4,584 views]
Chicken spaghetti

Editor’s note: Marci Kay Nobles got more than a bit burned out on writing recipes after submitting one Christmas dessert a day during the month of December. Luckily, she’s back and ready to post. The first recipe she’s prepared during her “comeback tour” is one for chicken spaghetti. It’s been a big hit whenever she’s cooked it for special occasions at Parkview United Methodist Church in Benton and seems to be one of those recipes that’s more than a bit trendy these days. So, hop on the bandwagon because now …

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[26 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 1,696 views]
Christmas dessert recipes recap, Part 4

Yes, Christmas is over and that’s a sad thing.
Still, for the sake of completeness, we at First Arkansas News feel obliged to post links to the last batch of Christmas dessert recipes we’ve put up over the past few weeks. We put up a ton of recipes since the first of December in hopes of helping people try out some new desserts this year.
You’ll find links to the first batch of recipes here, links to the second batch here and links to the third batch here. We plan to have …

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[26 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 1,288 views]
The week in review

So, did everyone have a good Christmas? Was Santa good to everyone?
We at First Arkansas News sure hope so and well understand that the festivities of the season may have kept some people from checking in here and picking up the latest news. In case you missed anything, we’ve provided this handy review of the stories we’ve had for the past week. Yay!
Before getting into that, however, it’s time to plug the easy ways to keep up with this little site. We’ve got email updates, an RSS feed and new …

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[24 Dec 2010 | 3 Comments | 3,330 views]
Christmas dessert recipe — lemon bars

Well, here it is — the last Christmas dessert recipe of the year.
We’ve posted plenty here at First Arkansas News over the past few weeks. While most people have likely taken care of making Christmas desserts at this point, you never know when someone is in need of a recipe at the last minute.
To them I present a perennial favorite — lemon bars. Is this strictly a Christmas recipe? No it’s not. However, everyone loves lemon bars regardless of what time of year it happens to be. Making them available …

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[24 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 3,076 views]
Christmas dessert recipe — Thumbprint cookies

Here it is — Christmas Eve.
Got your holiday baking done yet? If not, you’d better hop to it. Need a recipe that’s fun and easy? If so, fire up that oven and give thumbprint cookies a try.
They’re not too difficult to make and very festive. In other words, these are perfect to make at the last moment.
Speaking of the last moment, we at First Arkansas News have figured out a way to help people get those Christmas dessert recipes well in advance of December next year. Yes, we’ll be putting …

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[22 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,960 views]
Christmas dessert recipe — Cherry chocolate chip cookies

At first glance, this recipe might look a little unusual.
Think about it — how many cherry chocolate cookies have you eaten or even seen? They’re not very common and a recipe to make them, as I said, might seem a bit odd at first.
But think about it. Chocolate and cherry is a great combination that’s blended often. You’ve got chocolate covered cherries, cherry flavoring is a common ingredient in filled chocolate candies and, well, there are a lot of examples. That being the case, why not make a batch of …

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[22 Dec 2010 | 3 Comments | 4,118 views]
Christmas Dessert recipe — Turtle Dove Bars

Ah, the poor turtle dove!
The critter has been mentioned in the Bible, the pairing instincts of turtle doves were integral to the plot of Home Alone 2 (one of those Christmas movies Macaulay Culkin made before he went odd) and is featured in a Christmas song that drives people nuts this time of year.
By the way, here’s a bit of trivia. In the 12 Days of Christmas, the “true love” referenced in the song winds up with 22 of the birds assuming she receives a pair of them every time …

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[20 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 3,506 views]
Christmas dessert recipe — Gooey Butter Cookies

I did my Christmas cookie baking this past weekend and, yes, followed a lot of recipes I’ve posted here over the past few weeks.
I put trays together, and had my daughter take one over to our next door neighbor. Our neighbor sent some of her cookies back over to us, including gooey butter cookies.
Yes, I had to get the recipe and I’m sharing it with you now. Let me tell you — it has been added to my list of “must make” Christmas dessert recipes. This cookie is absolutely …

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[19 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,558 views]
Christmas dessert recipe — ginger snaps

Here we are in the homestretch, huh?
Yes, Christmas is almost here and now is the time that a lot of people get geared up for their Christmas baking and cooking.
This is the week when family will come to town, last minute Christmas parties will be attended and people are generally getting ready for the big day. Here at First Arkansas News, we’ve been feverishly posting Christmas dessert recipes in an attempt to make things a little easier for our readers.
What’s on tap for today? How about a recipe that makes …

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[18 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 2,119 views]
Christmas dessert recipes recap, Part 3

It’s only a week until Christmas.
Got all that shopping done? Got those Christmas cards sent? Got those specials watched and parties planned?
And, of course, how’s that Christmas cooking going? If you’re in need of some recipes that are sure to please, then we’ve got you covered — our resident cooking maniac, Marci K. Nobles, has been posting Christmas desserts recipes since the first of the month.
Bear in mind that the most convenient way of keeping up with Marci’s recipes is to subscribe to this site’s email updates.  Oh, and we’re …