<![CDATA[Living Columns & Blogs | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:12:04 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:12:04 CST Living Columns & Blogs 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Success in a brave new world comes by trying just about anything http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article72725372.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:27:53 CDT

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Horror show: A nightmare in Macy’s lingerie http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article72724932.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:25:48 CDT

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A self-sustaining fish farm in a KC food desert http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article85954582.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 10:00:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article85954582.html Cool inner-city aquaponics project to grow tilapia and veggies http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article83937617.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:49:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article83937617.html Hot sauces are a hot commodity these days http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article85811812.html#storylink=rss The U.S. hot sauce market has grown by a staggering 150 percent since 2000

I reached out to some local “hotties” to get their perspective on the phenomenon

Born With Seoul creators Angela Hong and Nick Crofoot make Korean Gochujang sauces and Marisa Wiruhayarn of Tasty Thai makes Primal Cry sauce

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:36:09 CDT

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Billy Graham: Ask God for guidance as you face the future http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article85796722.html#storylink=rss God may have let disappointment (and even fear of the future) come into your life so you’ll realize how much you need him, and will turn to him. God knows all about you, and he loves you and knows what is best for you.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:03:00 CDT

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Why not Sous Vide your Eggs Benedict? http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article85765142.html#storylink=rss I attended the No Kid Hungry benefit: The Country Brunch & Bloody Mary Smack Down

Stewart Lane of Lon Lane Inspired Occasions prepared not just your average Eggs Benedict but one that was memorable

Stewart decided to share his recipes for his eggs in a Hollandaise sauce to-die-for. I hope you enjoy it much as I did

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:16:55 CDT

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Billy Graham: God’s voice can come to us in many ways http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article85297957.html#storylink=rss God loves us and knows what is best for us, and he wants to show it to us. In fact, when we come to Christ, God himself comes to live within us by his Holy Spirit, and one reason is so he can guide us.

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Take on global grilling culture with inspired sauces http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article85508317.html#storylink=rss Sauces reflect the grilling cultures and diets of European and African countries

Salsa verde and Romesco and Chermoula sauces bring life and variety to summer barbecues

We share recipes for all three

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:00:00 CDT

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Refreshing foreign wines to battle the searing heat http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article85392787.html#storylink=rss Dave Eckert offers a selection of wines from overseas to help dogged wine lovers survive the summer

Eckert suggests several French rosés and a stunner from Italy

He also gives red wine suggestions, including Avignonesi’s Rosso and the Toscolo Chianti Classico

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Billy Graham: Be thankful that God made us unique in our own ways http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article85058027.html#storylink=rss You may not be a celebrity or some other supposedly successful person you admire, but God gave you certain gifts and abilities, and the most fulfilling thing you can do is discover them and use them for his glory.

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Kansas City clay — it shrinks, it swells, and right now it cracks http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/kc-gardens/article85295022.html#storylink=rss These hot, sunny days have left plants wilted because their root systems are shallow, Dennis Patton writes. Ample to excess moisture, like we had this spring, tends to encourage root development close to the soil surface. These shallow roots don’t really need to work for moisture. As a result, as soon as the upper couple of inches dry out the roots don’t have access to the moisture deeper down in the soil — six or more inches.

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:02:33 CDT By Dennis Patton

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Fervere sells artisan bread business to Ibis http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article85293732.html#storylink=rss Fervere’s Fred Spompinato sells his Westside artisan bread bakery to Ibis Bakery in Lenexa

New owner Chris Matsch says the iconic Fervere will stay open but the bread menus have been consolidated

Spompinato thinks the new challenge of branding will be an exciting one for Matsch

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:00:00 CDT

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Chocolate Cobbler from New Theatre rich, decadent, wonderful http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article85240652.html#storylink=rss We share the recipe that is truly “over the top”

The New Theatre’s signature dessert a warm and wonderful, ultra-moist chocolate cake topped with vanilla ice cream, crunchy toffee and freshly toasted almonds

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:27:33 CDT

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Ricco’s Italian Bistro serves up cozy neighborhood vibe along with pasta, pizza, seafood and more http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article85160987.html#storylink=rss Three families opened Ricco’s in 2003 in Shops at College Village at College Boulevard and Quivira Road

Restaurant’s extensive menu features artisanal dishes, seafood, salads, baked pasta and oak wood-fired pizzas

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Mini-muffins bursting with blueberries and tangy lemon http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article84847827.html#storylink=rss These antioxidant-rich blueberry muffins don’t need a pat of butter

They get their moist crumb from Greek yogurt, as well as extra fiber from white whole-wheat flour

Use mini muffin pans for portion control

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Cindy’s Kansas Kitchen: Marinated vegetables on the grill http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article85005267.html#storylink=rss An easy way to prepare fresh farmers market veggies

Marinate half-inch-thick slices in a glass dish for 30 minutes to 8 hours

Use fresh, dried Italian herbs and equal parts oil and vinegar for the marinade

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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

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Reborn JJ’s restaurant carries on as a Kansas City classic http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article84822337.html#storylink=rss Coming back after the tragic explosion, JJ’s adds a new chapter, with a fresh but familiar vibe and solid, traditional fare

Favorites such as Paco Shrimp and the JJ’s Pride 12-ounce filet remain on the menu

Preparation and seasoning are spot on, although the flavors can seem subtle to today’s bolder palate

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Billy Graham: Keep estranged relatives in your prayers and make an effort to reconnect http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article84885262.html#storylink=rss Perhaps your children think that a family reunion might be awkward or uncomfortable, since they haven’t been close to each other. But that shouldn’t discourage you from thinking of smaller steps you might take to bring them into contact with each other.

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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‘Orange Is the New Black’ is more brutal, more brilliant than ever http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article84873312.html#storylink=rss The Netflix show is a comedy, but it’s still prison

Nothing prepares you for how dark this season gets

The grief is real. Spoilers ahead

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Billy Graham: Seek out Christ to cast aside your doubts about God http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article84877772.html#storylink=rss xxx

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Cindy’s Kansas Kitchen: Marinated vegetables on the grill http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article84865072.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:30:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article84865072.html Culinary tours a great way to learn about city’s food and history http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article84802772.html#storylink=rss After eating my way along two food tours, one here in Kansas City and one while on a trip to Charleston, S.C., I am a champion for them

Each tour I took featured an array of incredible tastes and small plates

Kansas City tours include ones that explore the Crossroads, barbecue, Prohibition era cocktails, Sunday brunch and now, streetcar finds

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Jax Fish House celebrates rosé wines and the summer solstice http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article84920792.html#storylink=rss Chef Theresia Ota wanted to show people how great these wines are with a host of different types of cuisine

I got a glimpse at the Tuesday, June 21, menu, and what Ota created, to my eyes anyway, is a rosé symphony

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Billy Graham: A tip to help you dive into the Bible http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article84470422.html#storylink=rss Instead of starting at the beginning (as you do with most books), the best place to start reading the Bible is about three-fourths of the way through — that is, with one of the Gospels of the New Testament (I often recommend John).

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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Mother finds comfort in baking, writing as son battles illness http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article84532857.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:57:54 CDT

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Memories (and recipes) from a beloved Missouri tea room http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article84364422.html#storylink=rss McDonald Tea Room in Gallatin was once a dining destination

Owner Virginia McDonald’s recipes were influenced by her Southern roots

Here are recipes from her “How I Cook It” cookbook

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First-time farmers raise meat the old-fashioned way http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article83649257.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 11:23:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article83649257.html Billy Graham: Find strength for forgiveness and reconciliation with your dad http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article84470007.html#storylink=rss One reason God has said that he hates divorce is because he knows all about the emotional and spiritual turmoil it brings to those who are involved, especially children (Malachi 2:16).

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