Eat & Drink

Eat & Drink

Beans, peas and more: Pulses pack nutritional power in a pod

The U.N. General Assembly has declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses. Why? They are high in fiber and amino acids. They’re also a cost-effective protein source and their low carbon footprint fosters sustainable agriculture. Here are some quick and tasty recipes to try from cookbook authors Lidia Bastianich, Judith Fertig and more.

Eat & Drink

One-pan wonders: Roast quick, flavorful dinners in a sheet pan

Sheet pans are handy tools for quick dinners. The flavor of roasted meats and vegetables trumps take-out every time. Simply cover a pan in foil or parchment, chop meats and vegetables and roast. Professional Kansas City home economists Kathy Moore and Roxanne Wyss share four original recipes they developed for Star readers.

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Gear up for food safety to prevent food poisoning

One in six Americans get sick from eating contaminated food each year. Your kitchen is filled with food safety tools that, when used properly, can keep you and your loved ones healthy.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Gear up for food safety to prevent food poisoning 2:04

Gear up for food safety to prevent food poisoning

This may be the world's heaviest peach 1:28

This may be the world's heaviest peach

Food Truck Friday at The Kansas City Star 0:20

Food Truck Friday at The Kansas City Star

Pastry chef opens a food truck which is a big circus of sugar 2:02

Pastry chef opens a food truck which is a big circus of sugar