<![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 Steve Strong produces spirits in a Parkville Commercial Underground cave http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article32162793.html#storylink=rss Steve Strong, a former rockabilly musician, makes S.D. Strong Distilling vodka, gin, rye whiskey and bourbon from a cave in the Parkville Commerical Underground. “It had this kind of cool bootlegger vibe, and that was the way were going to do all of our branding.” Strong says of what initially drew him to distilling.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 03:05:00 CDT

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Dish with Gish: Savoring summer’s best BLTs http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article32034984.html#storylink=rss If summer had an official sandwich, it would be the BLT. The classic version tops white bread with a swipe of mayonnaise, juicy red tomato, lettuce and bacon strips, but at several local cafes, you can find variations that go beyond basic.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Healthy recipes win 11-year-old Jasmine Dulan a trip to the White House http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article32056644.html#storylink=rss Eleven-year-old Jasmine Dulan of Leawood created three healthy recipes that won her a trip to the White House, where she was honored as the Kansas winner of first lady Michelle Obama’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. At a Kids’ “State Dinner” featuring her recipes, she met the President and Mrs. Obama.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 04:00:00 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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Brandied peaches: Make them now to have for the holidays http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article31653107.html#storylink=rss Make brandied peaches for holiday eating or gift-giving with ripe, juicy farm-fresh peaches. You can find them at farmers markets and area orchards through the end of August.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 02:00:00 CDT

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‘Just Mayo’ is not mayo, regulators say http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article32398455.html#storylink=rss Federal regulators have warned Hampton Creek Foods, the company behind the vegan-friendly, eggless spread that has put a dent in mayonnaise’s market share in recent years, that it is violating the law by “misbranding” some of its products.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:21:29 CDT

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Axe Capoeira shares a taste of Brazilian martial arts at the Ethnic Festival http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article32263185.html#storylink=rss This weekend while I was helping to chop collard greens for the feijoada and mixing up passion fruit punch for thousands of visitors to the Ethnic Enrichment Festival, I took a few minutes out to talk to the founders of Axe Capoeira Kansas City, Ronald “Preguica” Harvey and Eric “Relogio” Agson.

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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:32:08 CDT

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Olathe tween is a ‘kidtestant’ on Food Network’s Rachael Ray’s 'Kids Cook-Off' http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article32187684.html#storylink=rss Twelve-year-old Zach Hofen of Olathe will appear starting Monday on a six-episode series, Rachael Ray’s "Kids Cook-Off." As for the chef-to-be, he was “absolutely stunned” to be part of the show.

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Cookbook author Judith Fertig uses flavors, feelings to craft first novel, ‘The Cake Therapist’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article31345484.html#storylink=rss Overland Park cookbook author Judith Fertig has just debuted her first novel, “The Cake Therapist.” Also out this summer by Fertig: “Bake Happy” and “BBQ Bistro.” Keep reading for a Rainbow Cake recipe.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Kansas City dietitian Leigh Wagner helps promote healthy habits through classes http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article31306610.html#storylink=rss Registered dietitian Leigh Wagner of Kansas City shares her healthy eating tips through classes at the University of Kansas Integrative Medicine’s Clinical Research Center. Here, she shares her recipe for Almond-Crusted Chicken Veggie Pizza.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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Trout with butternut squash risotto makes a simple, satisfying meal http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/cooking-101/article31329386.html#storylink=rss Paul McCord, 19, of Overland Park, a second-year student in the Johnson County Community College culinary program, likes to keep recipes simple, like his preparation for trout with a lemon caper sauce served over butternut squash risotto.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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2015 Kosher BBQ Festival fosters a sense of community http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article31323521.html#storylink=rss The 2015 Kosher BBQ Festival levels the playing field and brings in some heavy hitters from the local and national food world to promote a sense of community.

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:50:40 CDT

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Treasured heirloom tomatoes are at their peak http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article30606426.html#storylink=rss Heirloom tomatoes are a perennial favorite among local gardeners, chefs and farmers market customers. Savor the kaleidoscopic colors and flavors of this year’s crop with recipes for panzanella, raw pasta sauce and an avocado caprese salad.

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Chef Kevin Gillespie of Atlanta’s Gunshow releases his second cookbook, ‘Pure Pork Awesomeness’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article30615942.html#storylink=rss Atlanta chef Kevin Gillespie of the restaurant Gunshow has just released his second cookbook, “Pure Pork Awesomeness.” In this exclusive excerpt, he offers tips on pork cuts and cooking and includes a recipe for Grilled Pork Pineapple Kabobs.

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Vegetable pakoras bring back memories of birthday celebrations http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article30496452.html#storylink=rss When Jyoti Mukharji was growing up, birthdays often meant celebrating with high tea and a mix of British and Indian pastries and finger foods. Vegetable pakoras were a staple of those parties.

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Sat, 08 Aug 2015 11:45:00 CDT

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‘Tomato Whisperer’ James Worley tells all, shares his soup recipe http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article30621447.html#storylink=rss James Worley has great affection for the “love apple,” as he grows tomatoes and coordinates an annual tasting in the fruit’s honor in Kansas City’s East Bottoms. He shares a recipe for Creamy Tomato Soup.

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Northland vineyards go green, say it’s fine for the vine http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article30673920.html#storylink=rss Several wineries in the northern part of the Kansas City area feature sustainable practices that include solar panels, bat houses and sheep. Meet some of the people who make the wine while keeping an eye out for the environment.

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 13:00:00 CDT

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Photo gallery: Steve Strong produces spirits in a Commercial Underground cave http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article32402619.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:07:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article32402619.html Sights and sounds from the Ethnic Enrichment Festival in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article31935426.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 21:11:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article31935426.html Panzon’s, a Lenexa Mexican eatery, is feast for the eyes http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article30738426.html#storylink=rss A Lenexa Mexican restaurant features a large, whimsical collection of art, and there’s a story behind every piece. And behind the collection itself.

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Young chef Joe West plans a fun, stylish Asian-fusion restaurant, Kusshi http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article29887549.html#storylink=rss Joe West has been taught by some of the country’s best chefs, including three years as chef de cuisine at Bluestem for James Beard award-winning chef Colby Garrelts, but now he’s ready to break out with his own restaurant. He is doing pop-up dinners to attract investors for what he’s calling Kusshi.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Peter Caruso’s fresh fruit dessert recalls summers spent in Italy http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article29858845.html#storylink=rss Peter Caruso of Leawood, an obstetrician and gynecologist, pays tribute to his Italian heritage with his fresh fruit dessert Macedonia de Frutti, which features seasonal stonefruits and berries.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Year-old Barrel 31 in the Martini Corner district has its ups and downs http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article29874541.html#storylink=rss Eating at Barrel 31, which opened a little more than a year ago at 400 E. 31st St. in the heart of the Martini Corner district, can feel like watching a film adapted from a book, where not everything on the page translates to what shows up on screen. In this case, what’s on the menu doesn’t always translate to the plate.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Kansas City barbecue keeps getting better with opening of Olathe’s Crazy Good Eats http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article29562922.html#storylink=rss Chow Town’s new barbecue joint was created by members of Steer Crazy, a competition barbecue team that has used its contest success to make the leap into the catering and restaurant business.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:52:00 CDT

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Small farms band together to grow their connections to consumers who hunger for local food http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article28847878.html#storylink=rss Small producers are looking for ways to get their locally produced food products into the kitchens of hungry consumers. A food hub for distribution and collection is in the works for 2016. In the meantime, several food entrepreneurs are forging their own models.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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In Lidia’s Kitchen: No-sauce pasta dish holds up in the heat http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article28788535.html#storylink=rss No need to cook the sauce for this pasta dish: Just get the best and most perfectly ripened tomatoes, the freshest mozzarella and the most aromatic basil you can find.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Jan Jensen’s roasted vegetable soup anchors annual gathering http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article28836436.html#storylink=rss Jan Jensen’s Midwestern food roots run deep near Ord, Neb., where she grew up with her grandparents. Today, Jensen, a professional choral accompanist and Cabi fashion consultant, proudly passes down old traditions to a new generation.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Dish With Gish: Dive into the tiki cocktail trend at KC bars http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article28789669.html#storylink=rss Take a dip in the tiki bar trend with tropical-themed cocktails served at Kansas City bars. On the list: A pina colada served in a pineapple, a fish bowl mai tai and a rum punch in a bowl that resembles a flaming volcano.

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