Month: December 2009


Greensbury Market Chicken

Twitter is a wonderful place.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. One of my big pushes for 2009 and continuing into 2010 has been to really get to know the people who make the food I eat.  The farmers markets in Kansas City make that very easy to do with produce, less […]


Buffalo Dip

Need a festive New Year’s dip, try Spicy Buffalo Chicken Dip Dishes made for a party or whipped up a quick dip for friends coming over to watch The Big Game should be three things: Quick Delicious Ridiculously Bad For You Really, I should have saved this dish for unResolution month (starting in just a […]

raw food

#MeatlessMonday: Lentil Soup with Pistou

Hold your hats, ’cause it’s Lentil Soup Time! Now, first of all, you may be wondering what’s up with the cat.  Well, I believe that kitty there truly encompasses what most people think of lentils.  People seem to that that they look like cat food, sometimes they smell like fat good, and, of course, if it […]


Sometimes It’s The Little Things

Today for lunch BWD, Jr. was given an option for where to go for lunch/brunch.  The Farmhouse and Blanc Burgers + Bottles. He was told he could get eggs and ham and toast at The Farmhouse or hamburgers at Blanc Burgers.  His question in his four year old drawl: “Do they have french fries at […]


Beef Barley Soup

Okay, I can’t wait another second.  I better post my recipe for Beef Barley Soup See, I say I better post it because my wife has somehow gotten it into her head that it’s her recipe.  Which is pure balderdash, I can gaurantee. See, I had surgery on Monday (hence the drop off in my […]


Fantasy Top Chef and Cooking With Grapes

Okay, we’re back with another Fantasy Top Chef update.  This is the second to last one for this season.  I know I’ll miss it.  But anyway, let’s see those standings.  (By the way, this represents two weeks since I forgot to update last week.) Me: 26 Michele: 23 Josh: 18 Karen: 16 Debbie: 13 Colleen: […]

recipes, techniques

Savory Baked Brie

So on yesterday’s inaugural Foodies’ Night In (#fni) Twitter chat sponsored by @cookingwcaitlin, we were talking all things cheese with @AlouetteCheese.  And as things go, we started talking about baked brie because what cheese conversation would be complete without talking about baked brie?  There were lots of suggestions about making it with fruit and jam […]