Swordfish Isn’t Just a Terrible Movie with John Travolta

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I love Kansas City. I also love seafood. Unfortunately, those two things don’t really go together. It’s not that you can’t get good seafood in Kansas City (many restaurants ship it in regularly), but for the home cook, it can … Read More

It’s National Fried Eggs, Tomatoes, Asparagus, Mozzarella, Kale Pesto, and Toast Day!

What’s your favorite place to get a breakfast of fried eggs, tomatoes, asparagus, mozzarella, kale pesto, and toast? Okay, it’s not actually National Fried Eggs, Tomatoes, Asparagus, Mozzarella, Kale Pesto, and Toast Day. That, of course, is in September (not … Read More

Prelude: Brookside Farmers’ Market

These luminous spring vegetables come from the Brookside Farmers’ Market at 63rd and Wornall–a small, but vital farmer-run market open 8am-1pm on Saturday mornings. Today is my first visit of the year, and I emptied my wallet on radishes, broccoli … Read More

Monday Resolution: Shrimp ‘n Taters

Every Sunday morning, my wife and I sit down to plan our weekly menu. More often than not, we are suffering through the after-effects of our borderline self-destructive weekend behavior. With proclamations of “it’s time to get healthy” and “we … Read More