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House & Home

Consigning furniture benefits buyer, seller and Mother Earth

There are many avenues for buying and selling goods inexpensively, including flea markets, thrift stores, garage sales, estate sales and antique stores. But consignment shops differ by the way they benefit multiple parties. Shoppers save money over retail. Consigners earn income. And good furniture doesn’t end up in the landfill.

Local

Cultivate Festival dishes out fare to Kansas City

Chipotle’s free all-day festival was held Saturday in Penn Valley, returning to Kansas City for a second year. The festival featured cooking demonstrations, live music, food exhibits, games and local food vendors. About 23,000 people attended the event in 2015. It was also held in Phoenix in April and will be in Miami in November.

Come Into My Kitchen

Learning to fall in love with food again

Kari Kovzan of Leawood had an eating disorder and gluten intolerance, but she’s found joy in food again. Kovzan eliminated gluten, dairy and eggs from her diet and began using a slow cooker to prepare meals. Try her slow cooker recipe for Cilantro Lime Fish Tacos.

 

Videos

Culinary Crossroads: Kansas City’s Westport area

JCCC professor Andrea Broomfield writes the first comprehensive culinary history of Kansas City. Kelly’s Westport Inn marks the birthplace of our food, beverage and hospitality industry. The Star’s Q&A outlines some of the most important food themes then joins Broomfield for a video walking tour.
Tammy Ljungblad The Kansas City Star
Culinary Crossroads: Kansas City’s Westport area 5:23

Culinary Crossroads: Kansas City’s Westport area

New RoKC in North Kansas City will have you climbing the walls 1:02

New RoKC in North Kansas City will have you climbing the walls

I Am: Raising A Black Child 5:33

I Am: Raising A Black Child

Overland Park is enchanted by tiny gnome homes 1:37

Overland Park is enchanted by tiny gnome homes

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