<![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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Urban Farm tour spotlights Kansas City’s fertile agricultural scene http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article25192045.html#storylink=rss As the Cultivate Kansas City’s biennial Urban Grown Farms & Gardens Tour kicks off this week, 30 farms are open for the public to explore. The celebration showcases the pioneers, progress and future of urban agriculture.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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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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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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Leslie Carto’s recipe for Mediterranean Chicken Orzo is in her kids’ comfort zone http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article25179724.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Leslie Carto of Mission Woods, a community volunteer and homemaker, shares an easy and healthy family-friendly recipe for Mediterranean Chicken Orzo that is popular with her young children.

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Dish With Gish: Creative containers add to the fun of dessert http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article24406711.html#storylink=rss When it comes to serving sweets, containers count: According to a 2012 report by researchers at Polytechnic University of Valencia and Oxford University, hot chocolate tastes more chocolate-y in an orange mug than a red or white mug. You don’t have to shop for new plates or bakeware to switch up your presentation: Common kitchen containers such as coffee mugs and Mason jars work just fine.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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Supreme Court decision on federal raisin rules likely to reshape industry http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article25167790.html#storylink=rss The ruling challenges the future of farm supply management programs.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:36:18 CDT

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Second Boulevardia festival will be bigger — and ready for bigger crowds http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article24632863.html#storylink=rss Now in its second year, the Boulevardia festival in the West Bottoms is a celebration of food, beer and music. More than 40 bands have been enlisted to perform, including on this year’s new acoustic stage. “We’re taking the volume up to 11 this year,” said Julie Weeks, a Boulevardia board member. “We’ve increased our geographic area to include more blocks, and we’ve added several new experiences.”

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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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Pork Dumplings Pot Stickers With Pickled Vegetables are simple and satisfying http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/cooking-101/article24414628.html#storylink=rss Since Adam Daman was in second grade, his favorite food has been Asian dumplings pot stickers. He has tasted many versions of this savory dish, but his favorite is a more “traditional” recipe using such ingredients as ground pork, cabbage, water chestnuts and ginger, plus a dipping sauce.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 06:00:00 CDT By ADAM DAMAN

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Photo gallery: Urban Grown Farms & Gardens Tour celebrates 10 years http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article25363099.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:43:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article25363099.html Who is suspected Charleston shooter Dylann Roof? (+ video) http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/food-issue/article24880621.html#storylink=rss A look at the background of suspected Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof.

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FDA tells food industry it has three years to phase out artificial trans fats http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article24616000.html#storylink=rss Calling them unsafe for human consumption, the FDA moves to eliminate artificial trans fats from the US food supply.

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Six things you need to know about trans fat http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article24651736.html#storylink=rss Artificial trans fat is about to become much more scarce in the U.S. food supply now that the Food and Drug Administration has determined that its main source, partially hydrogenated oils, are not safe for human consumption.

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Asian Pork Satay skewers let dad show off his grill skills http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article24436639.html#storylink=rss Rich Graham of Overland Park, the sales director for a paper and packaging company, credits his dad for his fearless attitude in the kitchen and at the grill or smoker. He shares a recipe for a tasty Asian Pork Satay just in time for Father’s Day.

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Highly honored chef practices and teaches his craft at Lee’s Summit supermarket http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article23520271.html#storylink=rss Mark Webster has found a work-life balance working as a chef at the Hy-Vee Lee’s Summit West store at the same time his culinary career is soaring to new heights. Later this month the highly decorated chef will travel to Michigan to be inducted into the Honorable Order of the Golden Toque, considered the highest recognition a classically trained chef can receive in the United States.

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Tue, 09 Jun 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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Wisconsin Strawberry Schaum Tortes are a favorite at goodwill get-togethers http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article23507941.html#storylink=rss Deb Wiebrecht, the executive director of Variety KC, a charity dedicated to improving the lives and mobility of physically and mentally challenged children,  knows that get-togethers with family and friends become an opportunity to gather around the notion that it’s better to give than to receive. She shares her recipe for Schaum Tortes.

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In Lidia’s Kitchen: Pasta Primavera is a year-round kid favorite http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article23499940.html#storylink=rss You don’t have to wait for primavera — springtime — to make this quick skillet sauce. You probably have most of the ingredients in your pantry and refrigerator all year: canned tomatoes; onions; garlic; a few perennially fresh vegetables like broccoli, mushrooms and zucchini; and sweet peas from the freezer.

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Blvd Tavern elevates comfort food in a chic, casual atmosphere http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article23519491.html#storylink=rss The 3-month-old Blvd Tavern, in the space formerly home to Nica’s 320 and Shiraz at 320 Southwest Blvd. in the booming Crossroads district, gives dishes such as Korean fried chicken wings, and shrimp and grits a smart, contemporary twist.

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Thumbs up for Chipotle’s chorizo on taste, but watch for the sodium http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article22990926.html#storylink=rss Chipotle’s chorizo is a hearty and flavorful option, but it is higher in sodium than the restaurant’s other proteins. The chorizo crumbles had a pleasant texture, without any gristly specks, something I sometimes find in sausages and brats that have not been ground finely enough or contain too much fat.

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 09:23:05 CDT

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Cookbook Preview: ‘Buttercream Dreams’ tells story of Smallcakes’ sweet success http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article22808298.html#storylink=rss “Buttercream Dreams,”  a new cookbook by Jeff Martin and published by Kansas City-based Andrews McMeel, features Smallcakes, a growing chain of sweets shops based in Overland Park. The recipe for Smallcakes' popular Infamous Pumpkin Cupcakes With Cardamom Buttercream is available in the book, as are recipes for other cupcakes, ice cream and cookies.

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Chipotle uses Kansas City to test market chorizo http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article22817082.html#storylink=rss Chipotle Mexican Grill has chosen Kansas City as the test market for a new menu item: chorizo. The Mexican-style fresh sausage — a blend of ground chicken and pork with paprika, cumin, garlic and red wine — is now available throughout the city’s 33 locations.

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Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar will delight shellfish aficionados http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article22810482.html#storylink=rss The Denver-based Jax Fish House bills itself as “Bringing the Coast to the Coastless” and it succeeds. It also is known for its sustainable practices. The restaurant is in the new Polsinelli building at 4814 Roanoke Parkway in Kansas City.

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