<![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 KC playwright David Hill’s beef brisket recipe connects family and flavor http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article90331032.html#storylink=rss A clinical psychologist by day, David Hill moonlights as a musical playwright, working from his Prairie Village home

His beef brisket recipe is a family favorite

His play “The Story of the Century” is featured this year at KC Fringe Festival

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:00:00 CDT

Top-flight baker Ann Birney travels the world as Amelia Earhart http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article88896197.html#storylink=rss Ann Birney of Admire, Kan., travels the world portraying famed aviator Amelia Earhart

Birney is also a top-flight baker and shares her recipe for “cloud” biscuits

The recipe was handed down through the women of her family

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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

Kansas City entrepreneur Steve Nichols craves culinary adventure http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article87137697.html#storylink=rss Steve Nichols of Kansas City enjoys vegetarian dishes with a global perspective

Nichols’ signature dessert is the brigadeiro, a sweet he was introduced to by his Brazilian-born girlfriend

Try Nichols’ recipe for the popular chocolate confection

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Tue, 05 Jul 2016 09:00:00 CDT

Northlander David Leader’s pork ribs get a patriotic nod http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article86206862.html#storylink=rss David Leader plans Parkville’s Fourth of July festivities

During the day he hopes to smoke his sweet and spicy ribs for friends and family

Try his recipe for Leader of the Pork (Ribs)

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:00:00 CDT

Interpreter speaks the language of food with refreshing Key lime dessert http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article84840617.html#storylink=rss Laura (Moreno) Thompson has gravitated to the kitchen ever since she was a child

She believes if you can read, you can learn to cook

She shares a recipe she adapted from Paula Deen for Frozen Key Lime Mousse Cheesecake

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 09:00:00 CDT

New dad Ryan Murray is fired up for his first Father’s Day http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article83506317.html#storylink=rss Ryan Murray of Lee’s Summit will be grilling for his first Father’s Day as a dad

Murray won a deluxe grill in a recipe contest

Try Murray’s winning recipe for Flank Steak Philly Sandwich

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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:00:00 CDT

Rachael Rutter’s Energy Ball recipe offers room for creativity and treats to share http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article81947887.html#storylink=rss Rachael Rutter of Olathe views cooking and sharing food as a form of self-care

A therapist and counselor, she says there is no replacing our human need for physical and emotional nourishment

Her recipe for Energy Balls can be adapted to suit individual tastes

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Tue, 07 Jun 2016 08:00:00 CDT

Sharing meals leads to happy marriage of nearly 70 years http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article80091832.html#storylink=rss Norine Accurso 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 as a family, including 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

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Tue, 31 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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