<![CDATA[Come Into My Kitchen News, Recipes & Reviews | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/ en-us Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:15:29 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:15:29 CDT Come Into My Kitchen 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Kansas City Symphony violinist Sunho Kim shares her recipe for Korean beef ribs http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article79251092.html#storylink=rss Sunho Kim shares her recipe for Korean beef ribs

Kim and her husband, percussionist Christopher McLaurin, enjoy outdoor entertaining

The Bank of America Celebration is a free concert at Union Station featuring patriotic music for Memorial Day

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Tue, 17 May 2016 09:00:00 CDT

J.J. Jones’ flank steak salad is perfect for warm nights, fresh veggies, dinner parties http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article77852777.html#storylink=rss J.J. Jones loves preparing and sharing meals with friends, family

He often hosts parties in his renovated 1925 home in the Northeast area of KC

He marinates flank steak in bourbon and sugar first

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Tue, 17 May 2016 09:30:00 CDT

Teacher Patsy Mitchell shares one smart cookie recipe http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article76514807.html#storylink=rss She adds Middle Eastern spices to cookie recipe

Mitchell makes these cookies with her grandchildren to share her Lebanese-Irish heritage

She frequently freezes the dough for these oatmeal cookies to be ready for guests

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Tue, 10 May 2016 10:00:00 CDT

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Marina Garcia’s chocolate-flan Impossible Cake http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article75131312.html#storylink=rss Marina Garcia of Prairie Village celebrates Mother’s Day with a chocolate-cake/flan creation

The cake starts out on top but the flan sinks to the bottom during baking

Garcia was owner of the Garcia’s Mexican Restaurants, an early Mexican eatery in KC

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Tue, 03 May 2016 10:03:00 CDT

Master gardener Gisela Pursel shares bounty with the hungry in KC http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article74108232.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City, North, resident shares her produce with the people in need in the community

She encourages local gardeners to plant an extra row and share with those in need

Try her recipe for Spinach and Feta Squares made with frozen phyllo pastry

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 05:00:00 CDT

Community volunteer Susie Klinock adds a sweet end to the Passover feast http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article72431302.html#storylink=rss Susie Klinock of Overland Park celebrates Passover with a recipe handed down through the generations

Klinock supports community bonds by volunteering for a wide variety of social service organizations

Try her recipe for Passover Sherbet With Chocolate Sauce

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 04:00:00 CDT

Laurie Vaskov Snell’s Spring Potato Salad recipe is a family favorite http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article71161297.html#storylink=rss Lawyer relaxes while working in a vegetable garden she plants near her urban Kansas City home

Red potatoes, Dijon mustard and leeks are the stars of a dish Laurie Vaskov Snell serves on her deck for her family

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 05:00:00 CDT

KC mom and nutritional expert Leah Solomon strives for a colorful dinner plate http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article69833747.html#storylink=rss Nutritional consultant Leah Solomon of Kansas City advocates a dinner plate half-filled with fruits and vegetables

One of her children’s favorite vegetable dishes is Brussels Sprouts With Feta and Cranberries

She encourages “intentional” eating, or being mindful of everything you put in your mouth

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 05:00:00 CDT

Drama teacher Norma Elgan’s Cinnamon Rolls are worthy of a standing ovation http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article68646717.html#storylink=rss Norma Elgan sees a correlation between stage and kitchen productions

Her favorite cinnamon roll recipe includes Yukon gold potato and Saigon cinnamon

Elgan is a member of the Kansas City Women’s Chorus

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 03:00:00 CDT

Carolyn Wilson’s lemon pie is an old Star recipe that is good for any Easter http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article67405117.html#storylink=rss On Easter, Carolyn Wilson of Grandview cooks for nearly 50

One of her standards is this Double-Crust Lemon Pie

Recipe was clipped from The Star in the early 1990s

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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 04:00:00 CDT

Braised beef short ribs a great Irish recipe for Julie O’Neill’s big family meals http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article65952347.html#storylink=rss Julie O’Neill is married to Pat O’Neill, grand marshal of this year’s Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Both come from large families, so cooking for crowds is a given

Braised beef short ribs with horseradish mash is a Kevin Dundon recipe

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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 03:00:00 CDT

Healthy recipes are a priority for the Podrebaracs, a Fairway family of foodies http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article64573332.html#storylink=rss Jeni Podrebarac of Fairway is proud to be raising a family of foodies

Her two sons and husband enjoy cooking healthy food together

She shares her recipe for Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Tue, 08 Mar 2016 04:00:00 CST

Cuban-born cook Esther Heng shares her love of country through cooking http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article63477867.html#storylink=rss Esther Heng of Kansas City shares her dish for Vaca Frita

Cuban food reflects a diverse melting pot of cultures

Esther and her sister Eli Heng Chamberlain share a bond through music and food

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Tue, 01 Mar 2016 03:00:00 CST

Stella Kartsonis’ family enjoys sharing Greek heritage http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article61731582.html#storylink=rss Stella Kartsonis was featured in a 1969 column

She grew up in Horton, Kan., where her parents ran Jim’s Waffle House

Her mom’s Greek Honey Cookies won a recipe contest

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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 04:00:00 CST

Trish McGregor’s braised duck ragu is a perfect dish for entertaining http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article60510351.html#storylink=rss Trish McGregor of Liberty shares a recipe for slow-simmered duck

It can be made ahead so a cook can relax and enjoy guests

The former interior designer looks for color and texture on every plate she serves

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 05:00:00 CST

Poached pears star in Donna Asikainen’s elegant dessert http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article59154403.html#storylink=rss Donna Asikainen of Olathe prefers to cook at home with grandchildren on Valentine’s Day

One of the retired speech pathologist’s favorite recipes is for poached pears with wine

Asikainen appeared in Come Into My Kitchen 35 years ago with her son, Paul, who works as a wine educator

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST

Chiefs fans feast on KCK tailgater Jeff Brown’s pork chops http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article57736333.html#storylink=rss Chiefs superfan Jeff Brown shares his recipe for Kansas City Chiefs Pork Chops

Brown is friends with Ty “X-Factor” Rowton

Rowton got Brown to share food with the KC Superfans’ Angels Program for ailing and disabled children and their families

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Mon, 01 Feb 2016 13:39:57 CST

For the Bowsers of Overland Park, twice-weekly meals nurture family bonds http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article56747963.html#storylink=rss Estyl and Staci Bowser create a special mother-in-law/daughter-in-law bond around the table

The Bowser family came together during health emergencies and continue to eat dinner twice a week

The family shares a favorite recipe for sour cream potato salad

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 02:00:00 CST

Leawood cook Janice Mitchell enjoys precious times with young ones in kitchen http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article55218255.html#storylink=rss Janice Mitchell of Leawood is a champion barbecuer

When she’s not outdoors she’s in the kitchen with her grandchildren

She shares a recipe for prize-winning pumpkin brulee

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 02:00:00 CST

Musician Auyon Mukharji comes full circle back to mom’s Indian kitchen http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article54137655.html#storylink=rss Auyon Mukharji grew up in Prairie Village eating his mother’s Indian food

He’s learning to cook Indian food from Cambridge, Mass., with guidance from “Mama Mukharji”

Mukharji shares his recipe for a Mushroom Dum Biryani, a Persian-influenced rice dish

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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 02:00:00 CST

Former food service director Diane Smith resolves to fight hunger http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article51867985.html#storylink=rss Diane Smith of Lenexa encountered hunger as a school food service director

Now retired, she works as a volunteer for Harvesters

As she resolves to help area families in the new year, she also shares her recipe for Texas Caviar

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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 03:00:00 CST

Fairy princess Liz Warman’s English toffee recipe creates holiday magic http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article50890640.html#storylink=rss Liz Warman portrays the princess, part of a KC tradition

The dental assistant, college student and dance instructor is also a single mother

Despite her busy schedule, she finds time to make her grandmother’s English toffee recipe

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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 02:00:00 CST

Apple pies are Stilwell baker’s crown jewel http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article49657845.html#storylink=rss She is a master food volunteer at Johnson County Extension

She grew up in a cake family and now she teaches Pie Baking 101 classes

She shares a recipe for Deep-Dish Caramel Apple Pie With Streusel Topping

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 02:00:00 CST

KC Symphony musician David Sullivan’s Holiday Coconut Cake is a showstopper http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article48420635.html#storylink=rss David Sullivan, associate principal horn player, likes to bake

His rendition of Paula Deen’s coconut cake uses flakes inside and out

He likes to bring the cake to the Symphony potluck

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Tue, 08 Dec 2015 06:00:00 CST

This Hanukkah, Carol Offenbach shares Congregation Ohev Sholom’s hamantash recipe http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article47145025.html#storylink=rss The first night of Hanukkah begins at sundown Dec. 6

Food is important to Jewish tradition

Hamantash is a tri-cornered pastry that depicts Haman’s pocket

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Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:00:00 CST

Veggie and cream cheese dip fits into Kristen and Dustin Johnson’s commitment to healthier eating http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article46040620.html#storylink=rss Kristen and Dustin Johnson share their recipe for Delicious Dip

The Leawood couple have learned the art of weekly meal planning

Time in the kitchen helps them reconnect after a long day

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 02:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article46040620.html
Army veteran Phil Hafler’s Cajun gumbo pays tribute to his grandmother http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article43841883.html#storylink=rss Vietnam veteran Phil Hafler of Mission celebrates Veterans Day the way he cooks: With a sense of pride

He comes from a rich tradition of Cajun and creole cooking

Cooking is a relaxing and enjoyable experience

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 04:00:00 CST

Come Into My Kitchen column celebrates 60 years of recipes from our readers http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article42311148.html#storylink=rss The popular column reflects tastes and trends of generations of cooks

Nearly 3,100 cooks have been featured since Nov. 7, 1955

Past columnists share their memories and favorite recipes

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Tue, 03 Nov 2015 03:00:00 CST

Generations of the Hunter-Beagle family have been featured in Come Into My Kitchen http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article42244899.html#storylink=rss The late Catherine “Nan” Hunter was profiled in the 12th column in 1956

Today the Hunter-Beagle family shares a recipe for their Caramel-Pecan Rolls

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Tue, 03 Nov 2015 03:00:00 CST

With leaner turkey and fresh basil, Brenda Walker’s meatballs vanish like magic http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article40181340.html#storylink=rss Halloween is one of Kansas City cosmetologist Brenda Walker’s favorite holidays

But she doesn’t need a holiday as an excuse to celebrate

She shares her recipe for Magic Meatballs, which always seem to disappear quickly

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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 06:18:00 CDT