Barbara Schreick

Barbara Schreick

“I still don’t know how to make cornbread,” said Barbara Schreick of Calhoun City, who grew up on an Arkansas farm in a big family of six brothers and one sister. She learned to cook on her own at age 12 when her mother became ill.
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Jessica Easley

Jessica Easley Cook

Jessica Wade Easley likes to look at Pinterest for recipe ideas to take and make her own and probably types in “quick, healthy dinner” at least three times a week, since her desire to change her eating habits.
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Tracey Turner Box

Kids Cook GRoup

Thirty-six children selected cooking as one of their two activities during Bruce First Baptist Vacation Bible School last week and Tracey Turner Box was their leader.
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Jennifer Wade

Jenninfer Wade Cook

Jennifer Edington Wade began watching Food Network while on bedrest pregnant with twins, Cash and Livy, for lack of anything besides re-runs on TV.  “Pioneer Woman, Ina Garten, and Diners Drive-ins and Dives were all first run for me.”
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Lillie Gillespie

Lillie Gillespie Cook

A red velvet cake was the first thing Lillie Gillespie made completely on her own, and she has continued to make one every Christmas since then. Instead of cookies, that is what she always made for a snack to leave Santa.
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Clemmie Brown

Clemmie Brown Cook

Clemmie Brown’s “ticket in to the family gatherings” is her fudge. She got the recipe years ago from Dr. Richardson’s wife. She said it was “on the Hershey’s box way back then, and it is good.”
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Kalyn Sims and Blaine Parker

Kalyn & Blaine

When they were little, sisters Kalyn Wright Sims and Blaine Wright Parker always made something for the annual Sweet Potato Cooking Contest in Vardaman with their grandmother, Mary Lee Wright.
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Colbi Ferguson

Colbi Ferguson

“Making a casserole drives me insane because I still don’t like for my food to touch,” said Colbi Parker Ferguson of Bruce. That’s one reason she likes the one dish chicken and veggie dish so much--the three items are separated in the pan.
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Tewkunzi Marks

Marks Cook

“A lot more cooking went on before Andrew,” who is now two years old, said Tewkunzi Marks of Bruce.
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Lois Jones

Lois Washington Jones Cook

Lois Washington Jones pours her heart into her work when she is baking cakes and cooking, and it’s a good time for her to meditate.
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