<![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 Billy Graham: Pray for your pastor and leaders as decisions for your church are made http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article59861891.html#storylink=rss Examine your own heart and mind, and ask yourself why you don’t want to support this project. Is it because you want to hold on to your money? Face your inner motives honestly, and ask God to help you put his will first.

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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 02:43:00 CST

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You’re invited as KC couple go on their wild adventures http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article60121556.html#storylink=rss Tara Shupe and Collin Isham are the Wild Creatives

The couple are hosting a Sunset Adventure on Valentine’s Day

The goal is to nurture artsy escapades in Kansas City

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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:29:07 CST

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New home, new landscape: Where do you start? http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article59324178.html#storylink=rss Go ahead and dream a little

Set some long-term goals and priorities

Decide whether to do the work on your own or collaborate with a professional

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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 03:00:00 CST

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Local gift ideas for that special foodie on Valentine’s Day http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article59984071.html#storylink=rss Forget chocolate and flowers, here are three unique gift ideas

Bouquets of meat or even a special drink could be perfect for the right person

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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:36:59 CST

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Billy Graham: Don’t waste your second chance; turn to Christ today http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article59563476.html#storylink=rss Don’t get to the end of your life and realize that you wasted it, but put your life into Christ’s hands today. Then get into a church where Christ is preached and followed, and where you can grow in your faith.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:28:00 CST

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Try Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Cue if you’re itching for a barbecue road trip http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article59806001.html#storylink=rss The Davidson family of Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Cue has secured a significant footprint in American barbecue

Some menu items overlap with items on Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que menu, but there are unique items too

Prepare for an overnight or an all-day round trip drive time of around eight hours

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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:46:07 CST

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Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que is No. 4 on Yelp’s 100 ‘must try’ list http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article59744931.html#storylink=rss Joe’s is No. 4 on Yelp’s new “Top 100 Places to Eat in the US for 2016: Fast Track to a Food Coma”

The list honors businesses that rank so highly in the Yelp community’s opinion they earn the status “must try within this lifetime”

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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:59:51 CST

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Calibration Brewery is coming to NKC, while Sex + Ice Cream is headed for the Crossroads http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article59579026.html#storylink=rss The brewery at 119 N. Armour Road will have a seven-barrel system

It will have a taproom with wood-burning stoves, and garage doors opening to a beer garden

Local designer Nicole Leth plans to open the Crossroads retail shop in May

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:18 CST

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The five best ways to sweeten Valentine’s Day around Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article59354993.html#storylink=rss Valentine’s Day is the busiest time of year for bakeries

Kansas City is bustling with options, but these are my favorites

Let your crush eat cake — or doughnuts, pies and ice cream

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 06:00:00 CST

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Billy Graham: What’s more important to you, God or money? http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article59293413.html#storylink=rss Think what would happen if everyone felt the same way you do and refused to support churches and other organizations that are trying to help those in need. The results would be catastrophic.

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:11:00 CST

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Cassoulet recipe ideally sized for two http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article59576241.html#storylink=rss Recipes sized for smaller servings help prevents days of eating leftovers

This winter chicken, artichoke, and fennel cassoulet recipe is perfect for cold winter night

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:30:10 CST

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Breakfast recipes from scones to potato hash for Valentine's Day and beyond http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article59178378.html#storylink=rss Bed-and-breakfast owners know a thing or two about romance

Owners of the Jefferson House and Oak Street Mansion share their favorite Valentine’s Day recipes

Woo your Valentine with scones, red velvet pancakes, Belgian waffles and more

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST

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The Wine Press: Pink wine need not be feminine, sweet or cheap http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article59136133.html#storylink=rss Wine expert Doug Frost says pink wines have their place, especially for Valentine’s Day

Balance exuberance and tanginess with these frothy suggestions

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:00:00 CST

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Poached pears star in Donna Asikainen’s elegant Valentine’s dessert http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/come-into-my-kitchen/article59154403.html#storylink=rss Donna Asikainen of Olathe prefers to cook at home with grandchildren on Valentine’s Day

One of the retired speech pathologist’s favorite recipes is for poached pears with wine

Asikainen appeared in Come Into My Kitchen 35 years ago with her son, Paul, who works as a wine educator

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST

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Billy Graham: Jesus will return to destroy suffering, but until then try to help the needy http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article59137203.html#storylink=rss It’s not easy to understand why there is so much suffering in the world, although the Bible tells us that this was not part of God’s original plan. But something went wrong and that “something” is what the Bible calls sin.

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:58:00 CST

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Clock Tower Bakery brings British fare to downtown Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article59373256.html#storylink=rss Cottage pie, Cornish pasties and English shortbread are specialties at Clock Tower Bakery

Owner Teresa Gebbett learned to bake while working at her family’s pub in England

The Overland Park bakery is also known for pizza, cinnamon rolls and traditional tea service

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:22:18 CST

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Watch how Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken in KCK makes its chicken http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article59313463.html#storylink=rss Gus’s fried chicken is now open at Northwood Shopping Center

The restaurant held a ‘friends and family’ event Feb. 7

Reporter Joyce Smith shot video of the process

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:11:31 CST

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Billy Graham: Put your faith and trust in Jesus before diving into marriage http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article59133203.html#storylink=rss I’ve received countless letters from men and women whose spouses promised to change once they were married but never did. Instead, they turned out to be concerned only for themselves, and once they were married, they didn’t see any reason to change.

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 01:47:00 CST

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Super Bowl’s biggest winner? Beyoncé’s celebration of blackness http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article59210558.html#storylink=rss Beyoncé rocked the Super Bowl

But her Black Power theme is being called racist

“Formation” is a celebration of blackness. There’s nothing wrong with that.

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:38:15 CST

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Dennis Patton: Simple tips to trimming apple trees — and yes, you have to do it http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/kc-gardens/article59186683.html#storylink=rss Somewhere along the line many fruit trees, especially apple trees, become neglected and overgrown. But there are steps you can take to get control back over all those tangled limbs

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:11:59 CST By Dennis Patton

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Easy palak corn recipe is a simple way to add vegetables to meal http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article59147248.html#storylink=rss Palak corn is a colorful combination of green and yellow

This dish combines spinach and corn for a salad that works well with curries, roasts, cutlets and chops

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iPho Tower on Broadway hosts Chinese New Year celebration Feb. 8 http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article58750733.html#storylink=rss iPho Tower bistro celebration is also a fundraiser

Proceeds will benefit an orphanage in Vietnam

Event starts at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 8

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Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST

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Billy Graham: God doesn’t mind your leisure activities as long as your heart is in the right place http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article58744583.html#storylink=rss When you awaken, commit the day to him and ask him to guide you. As you go through the day, turn to him for wisdom and help. And when the day ends, thank him for being with you.

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:29:02 CST

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Food taster at Joe’s Kansas City might be best job in town http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article58841163.html#storylink=rss Steve Querrey is the director of operations for Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que

Querrey goes from restaurant to restaurant to make sure the food meets Joe’s Kansas City standards

He also does hiring and training

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:20:00 CST

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Billy Graham: Turn to Christ and reject the temptation to sin http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article58714268.html#storylink=rss God has only promised to forgive us when we truly repent and admit we’ve done wrong, and then look in faith to Christ for the cleansing we need. The Bible says, “In repentance and rest is your salvation” (Isaiah 30:15).

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST

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Try Jasper Mirabile’s Italian Chicken Wings for the Super Bowl http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article58741803.html#storylink=rss An estimated 1.3 billion wings will be eaten on Super Bowl Sunday

Not all of the wings need to be Buffalo Wings

Here’s an easy recipe as an alternative that will have your partygoers cheering

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:20:00 CST

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Waldo’s McLain’s Bakery plans Overland Park location; Brookside’s Blue Grotto to close http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article58656318.html#storylink=rss McLain’s has operated in Waldo for decades; new owners took over in 2014

The new location will have indoor and outdoor seating and a drive-thru

Blue Grotto, an upscale pizza restaurant, will close Feb. 21

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Three local products, and recipes, worthy of Super Bowl appearance http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article58622833.html#storylink=rss Tiger Cried sauce adds a new twist to chicken wings

Macho Mayo helps create an artichoke dip

Firebug Grilling Sauce makes a wonderful base for a pizza

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 04:22:00 CST

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Kansas City barbecue, jazz find a home in Dallas http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article58449063.html#storylink=rss 18th & Vine BBQ is a Dallas barbecue and live music emporium influenced by Kansas City

Former Kansas Citian Matt Dallman married a Texas girl and settled in Dallas

Dallman knows that jazz and blues make barbecue taste better

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Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:07:06 CST

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Billy Graham: Avoid fortune-tellers at all costs and instead seek God’s guidance http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article58153193.html#storylink=rss Becoming involved with someone who is deeply committed to occult powers can only bring you harm, in spite of their claims. The final step in King Saul’s tragic downfall took place when he turned for advice to an occult fortune-teller (see 1 Samuel 28).

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