<![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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If you want to ‘get fat,’ you’ll have more fun in Missouri than Kansas, says Thrillist http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article92010197.html#storylink=rss Thrillist recently posted: “Ranking all 50 states by how fun they are to get fat in”

Missouri was lauded for frozen custard; Kansas was dinged for lack of White Castles

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:22:36 CDT

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A taste of Kansas City’s food history, with roots in Westport http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article91750172.html#storylink=rss JCCC’s Andrea Broomfield has written the first comprehensive culinary history of KC

Westport marks the birthplace of our food, beverage and hospitality industry

Join Broomfield for a video walking tour of Westport

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Culinary Crossroads: Kansas City’s Westport area http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article91123987.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:43:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article91123987.html Billy Graham: The Bible’s message is clear: Every race is equal http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article91754012.html#storylink=rss Racism of any type is wrong in God’s eyes, and it should be wrong in our hearts and minds as well. God’s love is not restricted to one group or one race, and neither should ours.

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Learning to fall in love with food again http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article91697547.html#storylink=rss Kari Kovzan of Leawood had an eating disorder and gluten intolerance, but she’s found joy in food again

Kovzan eliminated gluten, dairy and eggs from her diet and began using a slow cooker to prepare meals

Try her Fish Tacos recipe for the slow cooker

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Chicago serves up a feast of Italian accents and flavors http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article91680507.html#storylink=rss Animale turns overlooked organ meats into delectable dishes

Rabbit livers, sweetbreads and beef tongue are highlights

And Eataly is like Disney World for lovers of Italian food and wine

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:10:39 CDT

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RoKC’s climbing wall breaks down my barriers http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article91714367.html#storylink=rss RoKC climbing gym brings fit adventures to North Kansas City

If you can climb a ladder, you can indoor rock climb

It’s more than a test of physical fitness. Trust and confidence are key.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:35:15 CDT

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New RoKC in North Kansas City will have you climbing the walls http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article91206907.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:35:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article91206907.html Billy Graham: Don’t accumulate possessions to the point of crisis http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article91730062.html#storylink=rss If our debts become too great, they’ll preoccupy us more and more, and end up taking over our lives. The Bible warns, “The borrower is slave to the lender” (Proverbs 22:7).

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Billy Graham: We should all seek God’s help through prayer http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article91321672.html#storylink=rss We might be swayed by our emotions, or unwise motives, or what others want us to do and not even be aware of it. Why not seek God’s guidance instead?

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Growing hordes of Japanese beetles wreak havoc on foliage http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/kc-gardens/article91492827.html#storylink=rss Japanese beetles have been defoliating plants in the Eastern United States for years, slowly working their way west

The beetles, adults and their grubs, are troublesome on two fronts

Knock them off into a bucket of soapy water or alcohol to kill them

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:29:13 CDT

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Menu Debuts: poptails at Hotel Sorella, Egg White Grill at Chick-fil-A and more http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article91384982.html#storylink=rss Rosso at Hotel Sorella offers frozen cocktail flavours on sticks called poptails

Chick-fil-A introduces Egg White Grill, its first new breakfast entree in a decade

Freddy’s brings back its Funnel Cake Sundae and Cicis offers its first sharable dessert, the S’Mores Dessert Dip

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 05:52:00 CDT

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Billy Graham: We should want to donate to God’s work, not feel obligated to do so http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article91200452.html#storylink=rss We should never give because we think we’re buying God’s favor, much less earning our salvation. Our salvation comes solely through Jesus Christ.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Delectable fresh fish dishes served up at KCK’s Jarocho Pescados y Mariscos http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article91231202.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City, Kan., restaurant features Mexican seafood

The menu has options of small plates, soups, various seafoods in lobster broth, ceviche, entrees and lunch

Heaps of butter, garlic, spices and irresistible flavor complemented the fish dishes

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:47:13 CDT

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Billy Graham: Accept Jesus as God and receive the gifts of forgiveness and eternal life http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article90781612.html#storylink=rss No one else in human history was exactly like Jesus Christ. The reason is because he wasn’t only fully human, he was also fully God. On that first Christmas, God, the Bible says, stooped down from heaven and took upon himself our flesh.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Meatball District adds Sunday brunch; Crossroads to gain a restaurant, lose a building http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article91160767.html#storylink=rss Meatball District Kitchen + Bar will offer Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ryan Brazeal bought two Crossroads buildings a year ago. He’ll put a restaurant and office in one, but now has to demolish the other building

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:42:51 CDT

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Tres leches cake is a cool summertime treat http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90998082.html#storylink=rss This sponge cake is a popular Central American dessert and it gets its name from the three milks it is soaked in

Sponge cakes are light and fluffy because of all the air whipped into the eggs

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:07:09 CDT

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It’s time to declare July National Fried Chicken month http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90719497.html#storylink=rss Fried chicken should rate right up there as the No. 1 picnic food in America

Sharna Rittmaster shares her family’s Jewish Fried Chicken recipe

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 06:37:54 CDT

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Billy Graham: It’s impossible to sum up God, but Jesus is a good starting point http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article90571262.html#storylink=rss The Bible puts it far better: “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16).

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:13:00 CDT

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Andrew Zimmern of ‘Bizarre Foods’ to cook rabbit at Chipotle Cultivate fest http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90680202.html#storylink=rss “Bizarre Foods” host Andrew Zimmern returns to KC

He will host a cooking demo featuring rabbit at Chipotle Cultivate festival at 3:45 p.m. Saturday

Other featured chefs include Michael Corvino, Colby Garrelts, Gerard Craft and Carla Hall of “The Chew”

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 21:18:35 CDT

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KC playwright David Hill’s beef brisket recipe connects family and flavor http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article90331032.html#storylink=rss A clinical psychologist by day, David Hill moonlights as a musical playwright, working from his Prairie Village home

His beef brisket recipe is a family favorite

His play “The Story of the Century” is featured this year at KC Fringe Festival

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:00:00 CDT

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Why ice is nice: Kansas City bartenders say quality cubes matter in cocktails http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article90316767.html#storylink=rss Sixth in a seven-part Cocktail Deconstructed series

Focusing on ice’s essential role in crafting the perfect cocktail

Clarity, density and flavor all matter in making the perfect ice

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Steakhouses and restaurants beef up KC’s cow town reputation http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90533212.html#storylink=rss Despite the ghosts of former stockyards haunting the West Bottoms, KC emerges as a steak town

Anton’s Taproom and Restaurant as well as J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood are reliable local options

Area farmers provide locally raised steak to a number of KC restaurants

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Tom’s Town Distilling expands distribution in Kansas, Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article90493737.html#storylink=rss Tom’s Town currently has three premium spirits

It is now in about 50 liquor stores and 20 restaurants in Johnson County, Lawrence and Wichita

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:29:28 CDT

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Annual K-State Horticulture Center Field Day is July 30 http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/kc-gardens/article90485702.html#storylink=rss The K-State Research and Extension Horticulture Center’s Field Day is Saturday, July 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

It’s a chance to talk with the experts and learn about the latest varieties and methods

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:41:50 CDT By Dennis Patton

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Meaty scallops are a summer delight http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/cooking-101/article90304512.html#storylink=rss JCCC chef apprentice Isaac Dominguez creates a light dish featuring scallops

The shopping list includes a few specialty items, or try the easy substitutions instead

The recipe for Seared Scallop on Escarole and Potato Salad With Vegetable Juice Vinaigrette

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Billy Graham: Even scientists know there is only so much they can answer http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article90387477.html#storylink=rss Instead of seeing faith in God as something out of date and irrelevant, some see it as something vital and important.

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:30:00 CDT

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The time is now for homemade peach pie http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article90247502.html#storylink=rss Peaches are prolific at the local farmers markets and in grocery stores, too

I prefer freestone peaches, which are those with pits that separate easily from the fruit

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