Here’s an evaluation of Napa Valley cabernet sauvignon, considered by many to be the Rolls Royce of American cabernet sauvignons. From what I’ve just tasted, the reputation is well-deserved and still intact.
Terry and Lori Kueker of Overland Park host an annual Mardi Gras party for friends. The party features appetizers — like their Fleur-De-Lis-ious — which features Andouille, vegetables and Creole seasoning in a puff pastry cups.
Barbecue baron Ollie Gates and Frank Schloegel, owner of Southside Wood Co. and co-owner of Woodyard Bar-B-Que, have maintained a friendship for decades and a business relationship that has produced some of Kansas City’s most popular barbecue.
Growing fruit in the Kansas City area can be challenging. Fruit plantings require care throughout the season for their entire life. If proper care is not given, the tree and berry plants become overgrown, and disease and insect problems can increase. They decline, leading to no production or death of the plants.
A well-designed vegetable garden is a wonderful source of fresh produce for the chef, but it can also be a favorite garden destination, a place to retreat to and relax. As we head toward Spring, it’s time to start envisioning your garden. Here are tips for designing an eye-catching one.
“I wanted to take barbecue to the next level,” Q39’s Rob Magee said. “Are we creating haute cuisine with dishes using nitrogen? No. But, are we taking the best of competition barbecue and a wood-fired grill to create a really interesting, delicious menu? Yes!”
Kansas City-area followers of the paleo diet have an increasing number of dining options. Among them: paleo meal delivery services such as Evolve Paleo Chef and PaleoFit, and paleo-friendly cafes such as Simple Science Juices, T. Loft, Enjoy Pure Food + Drink and ProteinHouse.
A reader says the nicest person she knows is an atheist, while some of the most difficult are Christians. Billy Graham says her friend may have been taught to be kind, but if she accepted Jesus she would become even kinder and more loving.