Millet Tabbouleh

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Dearest Quinoa, We need to have a talk. You see, there is a "new" ancient grain in town. I hate to say this, but she is giving you a run for your money. Her name is Millet and she has been tantalizing our family's taste buds in ways you never could. Millet is a nutrient-dense, gluten-free … [Read more...]

Spring 2014 Classes at The Culinary Center of Kansas City

Is anybody else craving spring like never before?!? Holy smokes this has been a long, cold winter here in Kansas City and we've got more headed our way. Boo yuck. I have received several requests from people inquiring about my spring 2014 classes at the Culinary Center of Kansas City, so I wanted … [Read more...]

Video: Dealing with Picky Eaters

Dealing with Picky Eaters

As promised on Facebook, here is the segment I did on KCTV5s Better Kansas City morning show yesterday. It was on Dealing with Picky Eaters and we all got a laugh when they showed a kid "picking" his nose and eating it right before we started. Oh my! (I'm not kidding.) Hopefully, these tips will … [Read more...]

The Best Snow Ice Cream Ever…

Snow Ice Cream

At the very top of my snowmageddon to-do list today was making snow ice cream with the girls. It was something that my mom, sister and I often did growing up, and I was excited to carry on the tradition with my sweet girls. When I mentioned that I was going to make snow ice cream to Darren, he … [Read more...]

Mix-and-match-everything-but-the-kitchen-sink vegetable and lentil stew

Mixed Vegetable and Lentil Stew

About halfway through October, I realized that I had WAY overcommitted myself for the last few months of 2013. It was bad. By the time Christmas break arrived, I was treading in deep, deep water and had run myself ragged. For that reason, I decided to do what any normal person with some control over … [Read more...]