Hen House, our local grocery store, has started their CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) for the summer and we are thrilled to be sharing all their good stuff with you! We will be posting recipes and updates on the CSA frequently all summer long. It will be fun to cook locally–and seasonally–so please join us. [Read more…]
OK, so you may be having corned beef and cabbage on the day—but then, hallelujah, make way for the Reuben! [Read more…]
Hmmmm, I know what you’re thinking….this is not a recipe! That is exactly my point! On nights when the family is going in 10 different directions and dinner seems like a fragment of your imagination and you don’t have the energy to do “the gourmet” thing or even the “midwestern dinner” thing have no fear. There is hope on the horizon. The sun always does come out tomorrow. Hang in there. Please, oh please don’t give in to the drive through or pizza delivery. [Read more…]
Tailgating. Eating outside before the game on a picturesque fall day is packed with fun. The air snaps with a cool breeze, but laughter and cheers chase the chill away. Grills fire up and smoke encircles everyone, friends and fans of the opposing team alike. Joyous expectations for great food and a winning score fill the air.
In Kansas City, this means the World Series is the universal favorite. The Chiefs rally at Arrowhead, and college ball is everywhere. I love it, and truth be told, while I am a sports fan, I am a bigger fan of the tailgate. [Read more…]
There are also those weekends that are so packed with fun or work you need a quick meal. Like this weekend, put this recipe in your slow cooker and come out and enjoy the US Bank Great Midwest Balloon Fest at the Kansas Speedway. After your fun day, you can go home and have a great tasting, almost-ready-to serve dinner! (Now, keep reading this blog–and you will discover when we will be at the Balloon Fest–and if you show us a picture of your slow cooker meal, you will get $5.00 off of our Triple Slow Cooker Entertaining Cookbook. [Read more…]