Month: May 2010


Mexican Pork Tenderloin

I love slow cooked, chiapas style pork, but I don’t always have 4 hours to wait for dinner.  That’s when I turn to Mexican Pork Tenderloin Tenderloin is such a great ingredient because it cooks quickly, but it tastes great.  You can use it in so many wonderful dishes…like this one. I was actually really […]


Homemade Pico de Gallo

Okay, so this is another easy recipe and another great topping for tacos, roasted pork, soups, even omelets.  It’s Pico de Gallo All in all, pico de gallo (strangely enough, Spanish for “rooster’s beak”), is crazy simple to make as long as you have basic knife skills (and pretty easy even if you don’t.)  All […]

Kansas City Cuisine, reviews

It’s Amore!

For the first time since my childhood, last Friday night I experienced a sugar high.  A full-on, all-is-right-with-the-world, drunk-like-shots-of-whiskey sugar high. Thanks Amore Chocolate Pizzas.  The 10 pounds I put on was totally worth it.  And I totally mean that. Chocolate Fondue Is Awesome It all started with a fairly innocent email.  Amore was having […]


Vote for the Best in Kansas City

Kansas Citians (or those familiar with the area): Vote at for KC Magazine’s City’s Best in 2010.  There are places to vote for your favorite salons, fashion outlets, and restaurants.  No reason not to give your favorite place a little love. (And yes, in case you’re wondering, I did, in fact, vote for Jasper’s […]

announcements, Kansas City Cuisine

Limoncello Recipes

Last week, Chef Jasper Mirabile had a great Limoncello Experience where he and Suzanne Frisse of Meadowlark Acres served us course after course after course of delicious breads, pastas, chicken, and desserts featuring limoncello. He was gracious enough to share his recipes, which I have included unmodified below.  If you like how this sounds, he […]