Nargiza Hashimova, who moved to Olathe nearly three years ago with her family, shares her recipe for plov. The beef rice pilaf is a traditional dish that is served every Thursday in her home country of Kyrgyzstan.
Phil Posey has been the director of the instrumental studies at William Jewell College for 40 years, conducted the Kansas City Wind Symphony and created the Liberty Symphony Orchestra. He likes the communal nature of the Chinese hot pot.
Nurturers by nature — Judith Galas is an educator, and Cindy West is a nurse-turned-Realtor — the couple are vested in serving food to those in need within their community through the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen or LINK.
Sheryl Kaplan of Overland Park enjoys gathering family around for the Passover Seder. No flour is consumed at Passover, so Kaplan serves her Chocolate Toffee Matzo. To keep the sweet a treat, she serves it but once a year.
Monks from St. Benedict's Abbey in Atchison finished their morning Mass and watched the total solar eclipse on Monday with a small group of visitors, peering through the cloud cover for a glimpse of the sun.
David Eulitt and David FreseThe Kansas City Star
Benedictine monks view Monday's solar eclipse
Watch the reaction from eclipse watchers as the moon passes in front of the sun Monday
Crowd gathers to watch eclipse from Walnut Tower
Total eclipse peeks through clouds in St. Joseph despite clouds and rain