Music is the main event at Country Stampede, but refreshments are what keeps the party going. That’s especially true in the festival campgrounds, where the smell of cooking meat permeates the air and red Solo cups are abundant. The .
“Happy mistakes.” That sounds like an oxymoron — a contradiction in terms. But “happy mistakes” is one way of describing the experience of a woman who was seeking a better diet for her daughter and ended up developing a new business. .
Dave Bollman has always enjoyed cooking and looked at it as no more than a hobby for much of his life. Recently, his hobby became a little more serious. Then again, when Bollman bought restaurant-grade cooking equipment for his home .
Cooler temperatures and falling leaves bring in autumn — one of my favorite times of year. Most people adore the season due to the weather, but for me, fall signifies an important part of the year because I can start baking .
I’m going to play devil’s advocate for a second: I love Brussels sprouts. I don’t understand why they get such a bad reputation. Well, actually, on second thought, I do get why people aren’t so fond .
When I first heard that the local icon — Hibachi Hut — was closing its doors and giving the keys to a chain restaurant, I was less than pleased. I really hate to see any local restaurant get replaced by a chain, .
As nectarines, peaches and plums are still around—and relatively sweet—until the end of September, it’s time to get while the gettin’ is good, as they say. There are several ways to prepare these stone fruits and melons. .
The bounty of a friend’s garden and the lingering summer heat inspired me last week to experiment with a variety of cocktails featuring herbs and fruit. On a recent trip to London, I was introduced to Pimm’s Cup, .
I’m always on the hunt for the perfect cup of coffee, so when I heard that Manhattan had a new coffee shop, Arrow Coffee Company, 1800 Claflin Road, I was beyond ecstatic. One more place to fill my caffeine addiction? .
My Sundays are usually reserved for long stretches of time on the couch, but every once in a while I do something productive. This past Sunday, I ventured home to spend time with my mom and make a couple of .
Summer is the season for one of my favorite culinary items: tomatoes. Now I know that you can buy tomatoes at any point of the year, but nothing beats the flavor of a homegrown, in-season tomato, fresh off the vine. .
For those who bake, there is nothing more interesting than seeing what other bakers create. Last year, I had the opportunity to report on the cake decorating open class competition at the Riley County Fair. I was so impressed with .
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