Month: December 2007


Recipe: Fried Yucca

I worked out how to make yucca fries from my friend John.  It is really simple. Yucca Neutral oil for frying, canola is fine Salt  Boil the yucca for 45 minutes or until starting to beccome fork tender Remove and slice the yucca into steak fry sized pieces, two inches by 1/2 inch by 1/2 […]

Kansas City Cuisine, reviews

El Rincon Columbian

I went to my friend John’s wife’s birthday party at a resturant in Strawberry Hill called El Rincon Columbian, which translates to The Columbian Corner.   We had a great time and the food was excellent.  My wife ordered chicken in a Columbian sauce of chopped onions, tomatoes, and saffron for which I am going to find a recipe.  […]


Game Dame’s Stuffed Mushrooms

Game Dame sent me this recipe for stuffed mushrooms which is going into the cocktail party file, especially when I want to kill my guests by clogging their arteries! 🙂 About 1.5 pint size fresh mushroom caps (small mushrooms are better than large ones), stemmed 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese 8oz of Cream Cheese 1/2 lb of […]


Howto: Fix a Whole Dungeness Crab

Over the weekend, I went to my local Whole Foods looking for new recipe ideas.  As I was passing by the seafood department, I noticed that whole dungeness crabs were on sale for $9/lb.  I had just watched an episode of Guy’s Big Bite on Food Network where host Guy Fieri had stir fried whole […]