LeeAnn Egger of Leawood enjoys making pie just as her mother does, and now her daughter is learning the joy of cooking. One of Eggers favorites for family gatherings is apple pie, and she likes to keep it simple.
Laura Wank is drawn to the alchemic magic that happens when shes cooking a meal using fresh ingredients, but is also delighted by the magic that happens when people sit down together to enjoy what shes prepared.
Marian (Olander) Tuteras mantra is Mangia! Mangia! Mangia! Even though shes of Swedish descent, Italian cooking is in her blood. After marrying into husband Joes extended famiglia 23 years ago, Marian appreciates the art of cooking for their four children. Joe also appreciates Marians art of making food look as good as it tastes.
For Theresa Fessler, cooking is as much a love affair as it is a family affair. Married for 29 years to Bob with three grown children, the Fesslers savor the precious time they spend together as a family in the kitchen, both in preparing meals and eating together. But, at least once a week, close friends become like family as people typically gather for Sunday dinner at the Fessler home.