Off-Cut Pot-Luck

May 10, 2015

A group of adventurous eaters get together every so often to cook, share, and compare dishes made from variety meats. We chow down with Offal Eaters Anonymous of Arkansas, tackling tastes from organs, necks and, well, unmentionables. 

Link: Mason Creek Farm

Mo’ Morels. Go Mushroom Hunting with Ozarks at Large.

May 1, 2015
Sara Burningham

“They’re definitely the holy grail of the mushroom world”

Mo’ Morels. Go Mushroom Hunting with Ozarks at Large

Apr 29, 2015
Sara Burningham


“They’re definitely the holy grail of the mushroom world.”

This area has seen a culinary explosion in recent years. Couple that with strong rural traditions, farming, and food production and you have a lot of stories to tell. Ozarks at Large has been producing fascinating food stories all along, and you’ve probably caught some of them. But we all lead busy lives, and maybe we don’t catch every episode of the show.

Bill Marler is one of the best-know food safety lawyers in the world. This semester he was a guest at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

Losing Sight Enhances Taste

Mar 15, 2015
Christina Karnatz

A Dining in the Dark event at River Grille causes a bit of disorientation and for diners to really hone in on sounds, smells and taste. It's also great fun. 

Cheese - A New Arkansas Specialty?

Mar 8, 2015
Sara Burningham

A tale of four cheese makers… and a picture of the future, and frustrations of Arkansas' nascent artisan cheese scene.

A festival dedicated to local food and local food systems welcomes Douglas Gayeton as keynote speaker.

MUSIC: "Black Balloons" Local natives

From "Rooter to Tooter"

Mar 1, 2015

Nose to tail eating was a normal part of home cooking in the Ozarks in the first part of the last century. Now it's having a renaissance, led by local chefs and farmers.

A Matter of Taste

Feb 27, 2015
Sara Burningham

The volunteers are there to get paid for eating free food samples, but Sara Burningham reports on the science of taste testing at the Sensory Service Center at the University of Arkansas' Food Science Department.

MUSIC: "Everybody Eats When They Come to My House" Cab Calloway