<![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 Poached pears star in elegant Valentine’s 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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For Margaret Thompson, Baked Ziti is part of cooking in the comfort zone http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article38842293.html#storylink=rss Margaret Thompson of Shawnee enjoys sharing heartwarming dishes

Kitchen is her new classroom for teaching her two children

The art of entertaining is to make others comfortable

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 03:11:00 CDT

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Liz May of Fairway spreads good will with her Apple Cake http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article37810566.html#storylink=rss Retired payroll manager enjoys community volunteerism, genealogy and traditional recipes

Despite a neuromuscular disease, she generously works as a community volunteer

She wants to show granddaughters that community service is important

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Tue, 06 Oct 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Sandra Silva’s recipe for Grandma’s Magic Cookie Bars sweetens the pot for charity http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article36834075.html#storylink=rss Sandra Silva blends good food and goodwill

She uses her culinary creativity to help raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association

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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Almond Coconut Care Bars allow Becky Blades to send her daughters a hug http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article35965863.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Sep 2015 17:00:00 CDT

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Farm-Fresh Frittata showcases teen’s growing culinary skills http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article35202366.html#storylink=rss 14-year-old Mashiki Mosley Jr. is cultivating the skills for a culinary career through Boys Grow, a not-for-profit organization in which urban high-schoolers work on a 10-acre farm in south Kansas City growing, cooking and selling agricultural produce and products.

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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 06:00:00 CDT

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Judith Evnen Benson’s Honey Cake is the perfect dessert for Rosh Hashana http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article34014462.html#storylink=rss On Sunday, Sept. 13, at sundown, Judith Evnen Benson of Overland Park will gather with family and friends to celebrate the beginning of Rosh Hashana, commonly referred to as the Jewish New Year. One of her family’s specialties is this Honey Cake.

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Tue, 08 Sep 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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Peri-peri chicken is a symphony of flavor for flutist Michael Gordon http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article32975070.html#storylink=rss Michael Gordon, a flutist in the Kansas City Symphony, enjoys grilling Australian peri-peri chicken when he’s not playing a free “Pops in the Park” concert at Shawnee Mission Park on Labor Day.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Healthy recipes win 11-year-old Jasmine Dulan a trip to the White House http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article32056644.html#storylink=rss Eleven-year-old Jasmine Dulan of Leawood created three healthy recipes that won her a trip to the White House, where she was honored as the Kansas winner of first lady Michelle Obama’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. At a Kids’ “State Dinner” featuring her recipes, she met the President and Mrs. Obama.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Kansas City dietitian Leigh Wagner helps promote healthy habits through classes http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article31306610.html#storylink=rss Registered dietitian Leigh Wagner of Kansas City shares her healthy eating tips through classes at the University of Kansas Integrative Medicine’s Clinical Research Center. Here, she shares her recipe for Almond-Crusted Chicken Veggie Pizza.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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‘Tomato Whisperer’ James Worley tells all, shares his soup recipe http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article30621447.html#storylink=rss James Worley has great affection for the “love apple,” as he grows tomatoes and coordinates an annual tasting in the fruit’s honor in Kansas City’s East Bottoms. He shares a recipe for Creamy Tomato Soup.

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Peter Caruso’s fresh fruit dessert recalls summers spent in Italy http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article29858845.html#storylink=rss Peter Caruso of Leawood, an obstetrician and gynecologist, pays tribute to his Italian heritage with his fresh fruit dessert Macedonia de Frutti, which features seasonal stonefruits and berries.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Jan Jensen’s roasted vegetable soup anchors annual gathering http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article28836436.html#storylink=rss Jan Jensen’s Midwestern food roots run deep near Ord, Neb., where she grew up with her grandparents. Today, Jensen, a professional choral accompanist and Cabi fashion consultant, proudly passes down old traditions to a new generation.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Madison Carlson’s Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta reflects her vegan lifestyle http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article27932938.html#storylink=rss Madison Carlson, 23, a freelance writer from Kansas City, Kan., became a vegetarian seven years ago and is conscious that what she eats connects her to the Earth. She shares her recipe for Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 06:00:00 CDT

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Cool cutout cookies give Jane Haynes a happy, artistic outlet http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article27126376.html#storylink=rss Now retired, the Lenexa resident can spend more time making pretty cookies to give away to others. She likes to see people enjoy them.

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 06:00:00 CDT

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Green Lasagna recipe combines Deanne Bacco’s love of gardening and cooking http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article26579284.html#storylink=rss Deanne Bacco of Shawnee became a master gardener with Johnson County Extension after she retired so she could stay active and do what she loves. She has a keen interest in gardening and food, and her recipe for Green Lasagna combines those two loves.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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