Come Into My Kitchen

Come Into My Kitchen

Sharing meals leads to happy marriage of nearly 70 years

Norine Accurso, 89, of Leawood shares her recipes with Come into My Kitchen readers a second time around. The 89-year-old says the secret to a happy life is taking time to share meals together a family, including with husband and band leader Don Accurso. She may not be Italian by birth, but you’ll still want to try her recipe for Accurso’s Spaghetti and Meatballs.

Come Into My Kitchen

Cuban-born cook Esther Heng shares her love of country through cooking

Born in Cuba, Esther Heng, her parents, and brother Julio fled the country in 1962 after the Cuban revolution. “Esther learned to cook all the Cuban dishes from my mother and has a true understanding of the culture and hospitality,” her sister Elizabeth Heng Chamberlain says. “Even though our mom died in 2014, Esther carries on her spirit by putting a lot of love into her cooking and making the food for family gatherings in our (Overland Park) home.”

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