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Food Trucks in Kansas City
Unlike the old adage about sex when its bad, its still pretty good a bad chili dog is just plain bad. But a good chili dog is an iconic American food that deserves a place alongside pizza, fried chicken and barbecued ribs. Such a creation is the Killer Chili Dog at Sandbar Subs in Lawrence.
At his daughters encouragement, Alan Jeter pursued a lifelong dream to opening a restaurant. The father-and-daughter team work together all day, almost every day Haley gets the occasional Saturday off making fresh pizza, Italian sandwiches and salads.
Cheese descriptions have always kind of puzzled me. Not the more objective parts of them — the fact that a certain cheese is round, 12 pounds or four inches thick.
Last week, Time magazine named Missouri the No. 1 state for drinking. Now the Show-Me State has scored a spot on another national list, this time for more wholesome reasons. The travel book publisher Lonely Planet has put Kansas City in the No. 6 spot on its list of Top 10 U.S. Travel Destinations for 2014.
For Bernadette Soptick, baking with her husband, John, is as much a love affair as it is a family affair. Married for 34 years, the Sopticks return to their food roots when they bake delicious delicacies made by their Croatian, Slovenian and Serbian ancestors.
Edna Piper shares her German heritage by baking Lebkuchen cookies for the Kristkindl Markt, a German festival in Brookside this weekend.
For The Star's Multigrain Pasta Tuna Salad, we used a multigrain rotini with 5 grams of dietary fiber per serving. Additional ingredients boost the recipe to 7 grams per serving. The pasta salad is tossed with water-packed tuna, an excellent source of omega-3; antioxidant-rich red peppers; and artichokes, a source of vitamin A.
Try roasting cauliflower for a slightly nutty flavor. Add the florets to The Star’s Roasted Cauliflower Soup With Herbed Croutons and you can simultaneously satisfy a craving for a smooth, cream-style soup, without all the fat.
Getting together with friends for a fall lunch? Wow them with this sophisticated international menu created by Johnson County Community College student chef Ben Miracle.
If youve always thought of kebabs as alternating meat and vegetables on a skewer, Tom Burke, a student chef at Johnson County Community College, would like you to think again. His recipe for Kebab Koobideh takes a more traditional approach, wrapping ground meat around a skewer instead.
Mama Reschs, a gluten-free and allergen-friendly bakery, is set to open next week in south Overland Park. Menu items will include millet sandwich bread, banana bread, vegan multi-purpose buns, oatmeal cookies, baked chocolate donuts, and pancake mix.
During the holidays, Topsys Popcorn and other retailers also rely on pop-up locations around town to increase brand awareness and make it even more convenient for their customers to shop with them during the busy holiday season. Retailers also can try out a mall without signing a long term lease.