Ark City Voices

Broccoli casserole nutritious, satisfying for broccoli lovers like me

I  always was one of those weird kids who really loved broccoli. Truthfully, if I could have eaten broccoli at every meal, I would have. This recipe is one that was brought out only once a year when I was a kid, but it ranked among my favorites prepared by my […]

Letter from McLeod: Secure Ark City’s future with a vote for Jay Warren

We all know that Jay Warren is a huge supporter of everything positive for Ark City. We see him at all the fundraisers — he’s the cook most of the time — and of course he supports Ark City organizations financially, as well. What we don’t always think about is […]

Letter: Kiwanis Club thanks Arklalalah-goers for support of Pancake Feed

For over 75 years now, the Arkansas City Kiwanis Club has been serving pancakes at Arkalalah. The event has become a tradition in the club. Generations of Kiwanis members have helped, served and enjoyed the fun of flipping Flapjacks for the people of Arkansas City. The event has become a […]

Chicken and rice casserole makes autumn home cooking a snap

It seems fall is upon us, whether we were prepared for it or not. This time of year always means casseroles in my family, which suits this busy period. I can assemble a casserole the night before and leave it in the fridge. Then whoever gets home first can put it […]

Dining with Diabetes: Fall classes next two months to assist with food prep

When I was pregnant with my second child, I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. My doctor referred me to a dietitian who helped me to understand the importance of diet and exercise. My family was supportive and I was able to manage my blood sugar levels. Education and support were […]

At the push of a button: Fitness is about small choices, not just eating right

I love buttons. I can push a button to open my garage door. I can push a button to change television channels. I can push a button to wash my dishes and clothes. I even can push a button on my wrist watch to answer a phone call. But each […]

Corn salsa combines fruit juices, jalapeño kick to balance spice, sweetness

My brother is a fan of spicy foods. The spicier they are, the happier he is, it seems. There are few in my family who love jalapeños, or other hot peppers, quite as much as he does. But this particular salsa recipe is both spicy and sweet. It creates a […]

With Manga Art, Crilley presents treasure trove of Japanese-styled pieces

The world of manga (Japanese comics) has captured the imagination of artists, both aspiring and professional alike. Now best-selling artist and art instructor Mark Crilley presents the most complete look yet at the variety of creative options available in the world of manga. Crilley fills each chapter with gorgeous, original […]

Hash brown casserole with sausage sure to please most breakfast guests

Every once in a while, my husband and I have guests who stay overnight. Inevitably, I am tasked with making sure the entire group enjoys breakfast. Whether canned cinnamon rolls or eggs, it does not matter. However, as an individual who is not particularly a morning person, I’ve come to […]

Peanut butter cookies a hit for all seasons, with option for secret ingredient

Christmas still might be several months away, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t enjoy the tastes of Christmas now. Given the unseasonably cooler weather we have been enjoying, it’s been quite easy to turn on the oven and bake. This recipe for peanut butter cookies is based on one […]