<![CDATA[Eat & Drink News, Recipes & Reviews | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/ en-us Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:38 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:38 CST Eat & Drink 60 U.S. House approves bill banning state and local GMO label laws http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28423006.html#storylink=rss The measure championed by Rep. Mike Pompeo of Kansas would prevent state and local governments from requiring labels on genetically modified foods. The bill now heads to the Senate. If enacted into law, it would nullify labeling laws that already have passed but have yet to take effect in three states — Vermont, Connecticut and Maine.

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:36:07 CDT

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Lentils, rich in fiber and protein, make a nutritious summer salad http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article27919360.html#storylink=rss Although lentils’ their exact origin is unknown, various cultures, including the Middle East and India, use its the many colorful varieties types of lentils as a meat alternative. For The Star’s Summer Lentil Salad, we’re especially fond of the earthy taste of French green lentils (Le Puy), but they can be a tad tricky to track down, requiring a trip to a specialty stores.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Madison Carlson’s Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta reflects her vegan lifestyle http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article27932938.html#storylink=rss Madison Carlson, 23, a freelance writer from Kansas City, Kan., became a vegetarian seven years ago and is conscious that what she eats connects her to the Earth. She shares her recipe for Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 06:00:00 CDT

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KC takes smoke beyond meats, and 35 other sizzling stories http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/food-issue/article16280207.html#storylink=rss Chow Town’s 2015 Food Issue explores new ways KC chefs and bartenders are using smoke. Our annual roundup also showcases what’s new on the city’s food scene.

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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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In Lidia’s Kitchen: Make mashed potatoes with an Italian accent http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article27916162.html#storylink=rss Try this recipe for a delicious Italian rendition of mashed potatoes. I recall that my grandma would fork mash boiled potatoes, drizzle some extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with coarse sea salt. Here I added some roasted garlic cloves, very much an Italian-American favorite.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 06:00:00 CDT

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J. Rieger, former Tanqueray master distiller collaborating on gin http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article27469483.html#storylink=rss J. Rieger snags former Tanqueray master distiller for a gin collaboration.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 23:07:47 CDT

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Here’s a barbecue recipe to take advantage of fresh peppers arriving soon in markets http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article27412561.html#storylink=rss Shipments of fresh Anaheim hot and mild peppers from Hatch Valley, N.M., will be in full swing by early August. This Barbecue Pepper Pie features the flavor of the peppers and is a crowd pleaser.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 13:39:37 CDT

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Easy Lemon-Glazed Blueberry Muffin Breakfast Cakes recipe provides a gluten-free, vegan option http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article27234985.html#storylink=rss Coffee drinks call out for some type of cake or muffin. Here’s a recipe that has gluten-free and vegan options.

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:38:45 CDT

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Roasting a whole trout is a delicious way to present fish http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article27329950.html#storylink=rss This trout recipe uses Asian flavor accents, including lemongrass, fish sauce and green mango. Consider serving the finished dish with basmati brown rice.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:18:38 CDT

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Bratwurst battle brewing in federal court in Milwaukee http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article28003840.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:57:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article28003840.html Food, music and ideas on the menu at Chipotle’s Cultivate festival http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article27711115.html#storylink=rss A surprising number of people who attended Kansas City’s first Cultivate festival in Penn Valley Park braved the occasional downpour and waited up to a hour in line to learn how to make guacamole from scratch as well as sample music, food and ideas.

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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 19:53:45 CDT

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Mead enjoys a renaissance thanks to ‘Game of Thrones’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article27124069.html#storylink=rss At Pirtle Winery in Weston, mead, or honey wine, is one of the most popular offerings. The winery has been making mead since 1979 and now offers four varieties.

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Roasted vegetable lasagna features homemade ricotta and pasta http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/cooking-101/article27161518.html#storylink=rss Italian-born apprentice chef Leonardo Foschi shares a recipe for fresh ricotta and homemade pasta layered like lasagna in a terrine.

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Cool cutout cookies give Jane Haynes a happy, artistic outlet http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article27126376.html#storylink=rss Now retired, the Lenexa resident can spend more time making pretty cookies to give away to others. She likes to see people enjoy them.

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 06:00:00 CDT

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Restaurants, grocery stores and movie theaters get an extra year to add calorie counts to menus http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26859979.html#storylink=rss Bowing to requests from Congress and food industry groups, the Food and Drug Administration said it will give retailers until December 2016 to comply with the regulations.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:30:26 CDT

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Chill out: Icebox pies and cakes end summer meals on a cool note http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article26711962.html#storylink=rss Icebox pies and cakes gained popularity between 1930 and 1950, when refrigerators became commonplace. Now the old-school desserts are back in style thanks to their no-fuss nature and cool, silky texture.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Char Bar in Westport is a barbecue omnivore’s delight http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article26586346.html#storylink=rss The barbecue restaurant Char Bar Smoked Meats & Amusements, at 4050 Pennsylvania Ave. in the Westport neighborhood, serves up its share of brisket and ribs, but it sets itself apart with a variety of vegetarian options, including smoked jackfruit and fried green tomatoes.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Green Lasagna recipe combines Deanne Bacco’s love of gardening and cooking http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article26579284.html#storylink=rss Deanne Bacco of Shawnee became a master gardener with Johnson County Extension after she retired so she could stay active and do what she loves. She has a keen interest in gardening and food, and her recipe for Green Lasagna combines those two loves.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Congress, consumers battle over whether to label foods containing GMOs http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26604589.html#storylink=rss A bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo, a Wichita Republican, would block state and local laws from requiring food labels to disclose genetically engineered ingredients. Consumer groups warn that Pompeo’s bill, if approved, would rob Americans of their right to know what they are eating.

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:36:05 CDT

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Edible bugs are all the buzz http://www.kansascity.com/living/article26598289.html#storylink=rss Cooking with insects — especially crickets, mealworms and wax worms — is trendy, spawning hundreds of Pinterest boards, cookbooks and the term “entopreneurs” (as in entomology), people profiting from this six-legged fad.

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:20:09 CDT By MEREDITH NEWMAN

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Time is ripe to process Missouri peaches into jams and jellies http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article26497924.html#storylink=rss Once you find the perfect ripe and juicy peaches, here are ways you can preserve them to enjoy later — from canning to making jelly.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 02:30:00 CDT

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Tallgrass Brewing Co.’s Jeff Gill mixes fun, focus and family for success http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article26055133.html#storylink=rss In less than six years, Tallgrass Brewing Co. near Manhattan became the largest brewery in Kansas. With the brewery now in its eighth year, owner Jeff Gill is expanding again. His goal is to become a major regional craft brewery.

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Fri, 03 Jul 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Outraged over peas in guac? Wait until you try Brocamole! http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article26059720.html#storylink=rss Thank goodness for Twitter-powered outrage. How else would we know just how horribly offensive the combination of peas and avocados is? The apparently misguided pairing was exposed for all its perversity Wednesday, when the New York Times urged the world to add peas – Peas, I tell you! – to guacamole. Take a moment with that.

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:29:17 CDT

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Bake It Better: Perfect your pound cake with hot, melted butter and food processor http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article25763545.html#storylink=rss Most classic pound cake recipes we researched use a fussy mixing method in which all the ingredients need to be at the same temperature. The result if your temperatures are off? A disastrous-looking curdled batter that can’t be saved.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:00:00 CDT By America’s Test Kitchen

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Brazilian salpicão is a colorful and healthy alternative to chicken salad http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article25757005.html#storylink=rss Brightened with raisins and lime juice, salpicão is a colorful and sassy Brazilian chicken salad perfect for summer. The add-ons also can get pretty creative, including canned corn, peas, pineapple and even shoestring potatoes, stirred in just before serving to remain crisp.

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Foods of Yore: Why cooking with lard went out of style http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article25762453.html#storylink=rss Until late in the 19th century, leaf lard — which is made from the fat of a pig — was a bedrock staple of the American kitchen. No respectable cook would think of making a pie crust without it, and it was the number one frying medium. Oh, how times have changed:  Get the recipe for Barberton Fried Chicken, available for 1 week only.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Carol Eubank’s stuffed tomatoes are delicious for the Fourth of July http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article25758847.html#storylink=rss Carol Eubank of Merriam, a human resources professional and community volunteer, will celebrate the Fourth of July with a concert by the American Legion Band and a platter of Vera Cruz Tomatoes.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Slow-cooked baby-back ribs are worth the wait http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/cooking-101/article25756129.html#storylink=rss You can’t rush the perfect barbecued baby-back ribs. That’s why Brenden Grinnell, a second-year student in the Johnson County Community College culinary program, has developed a recipe worth the time investment. The ribs need to sit in the refrigerator for three hours after you apply the dry rub and then cook in an slow oven for three or four hours before you put them on a grill.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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Family transforms Olathe farmland into the new KC Wine Co. http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article25758982.html#storylink=rss Founded by Kirk and Julie Berggren and guided by their daughter Taylor Berggren, the KC Wine Co.’s winery and vineyards are next to its sister business, the KC Pumpkin Patch, at 13875 S. Gardner Road, which will open for the season in late September. It now sells four red wines and four white wines but has plans to expand.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:50:12 CDT

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Dish With Gish: Dig into portable summer salads http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article25160344.html#storylink=rss When the heat is on, a cool bed of greens with fresh toppings is just right. Here are some Kansas City-area cafes and markets where you can find healthy salads to go.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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