It’s the 100-year anniversary of a classic childhood ritual: Girl Scout cookie sales. And in its honor, the Scouts’ bakeries — Little Brownie Bakers in Louisville and ABC Bakers in Richmond — are introducing a new cookie, S’mores.
The three-level HopCat will have 100 craft beers on tap, including 30 beers from Kansas and Missouri. Snow & Co. will be a neighbor when it relocates from the Crossroads to Westport for a scheduled early March opening.
Customers can order $15 or $33 multi-course meals at participating Kansas City area restaurants from Jan. 13 through Jan. 22. Ten percent of the proceeds during Restaurant Week benefit three local charities.
Recently I was in Tokyo, Japan, on vacation with my family and discovered that the Japanese love cream puffs. They have loved the special French pastry since a baker opened a small shop more than 100 years ago.
Jackfruit, a tropical fruit that can take on the texture of pulled pork or chicken, is gaining fans looking for meat substitutes. It can be found on the menus of several Kansas City restaurants and in grocery stores.
Caroline Boyd of Prairie Village was reducing her meat consumption when she met her vegetarian partner. She enjoys looking for recipes online and experimenting with exotic spice combinations. Try her recipe for Vegetarian Chili.
A high-school student wonders if his teacher is right when he says the only different between humans and animals is our greater mental capacity. Billy Graham says no, God gave us souls, and that separates us from animals.
Simon and Codi Bates, owners of The Burger Stand at the Casbah in Lawrence, opened Bon Bon in October. The East Lawrence restaurant and bar serves food and drinks inspired by the couple’s world travels.
On her days off, Kelly Conwell, executive pastry chef at Stock Hill, a stylish new steakhouse at 4800 Main St., makes big batches of soup so she’ll have easy meals ready after long shifts. This potato soup is a go-to, one pot recipe. Conwell often adds a few diced parsnips when she has them on hand. “We eat just like everybody else does,” said Conwell, as she prepped vegetables and stirred the pot in her small galley kitchen at her apartment in Kansas City.
Tammy Ljungblad.The Kansas City Star
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