Acquired as part of the Louisiana Purchase, Arkansas became a separate territory in 1819 and achieved statehood in 1836. A slave state, Arkansas became the ninth state to secede from the Union. That might explain why, from 1874 to 1967, every Arkansas governor was a member of the Democratic Party.Continue reading “All That Is Arkansas”
January 11th is National Arkansas Day. Last year, we had a big skillet of Pan-Fried Potatoes that were in keeping with the South. If you’ve been following along for a while, you know that most of the time when celebrating a state, I’ve tried to give you more than just a single dish.Continue reading “Make Mine a Possum Pie”
Today is National Arkansas Day. In honor of this Southern State, I thought we might fry up a big skillet of taters. But before we do, let’s talk about Arkansas.