Anchovies — Give Fish A Chance

Here are three differing recipes for these underrated, delectable, rather tiny, highly sustainable sea creatures — that also happen to be a super food. ANCHOVY TOAST Artisanal bread slices, cut somewhat thick Unsalted butter, softened to room temperature Fine anchovy fillets, oil packed Toast the bread slices and allow to cool to room temperature. Spread [...]

Food Day Kansas City 2013 — Events

FOOD DAY KANSAS CITY 2013 — THIS YEAR’S “REITERATION” Thanks to our munificent partners and site providers, to some keen minds coupled with good grub and wine at our planning committee meetings, to our remarkable engagement with the magazine edible Kansas City, this year’s version of Food Day Greater Kansas City 2013 has far exceeded [...]

Rice Pudding

This is a more elegant iteration, but it can be simplified with ease. RICE PUDDING 3 C whole milk 4 cardamom pods, cracked 2 cinnamon sticks 1 1/2 C short grain rice, such as arborio Grated zest of 1/2 lemon 1/3 C raw (turbinado) sugar 1/4 C golden raisins 1/4 C sliced almonds Pinch of [...]

Roast Pork Loin

ROAST PORK LOIN WITH HERBS, APPLES & HONEY 3 lb boneless pork top loin roast, trimmed and tied 8 T (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 6 plump, fresh garlic cloves, peeled and cut in slivers Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 T fresh sage leaves, finely chopped 1 T fresh thyme leaves, finely chopped [...]

Arancini (Risotto Balls)

ARANCINI (RISOTTO BALLS) 3-4 C wild mushroom or other risotto, cooled 1-2 C Taleggio or other melting cheese, cut into 1/2″ cubes 4 large eggs 2 C all purpose flour 2 T fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped 1 T fresh sage leaves, finely chopped 2 T parmigiano-reggiano 2 C fine fresh bread crumbs Equal parts [...]

Coulis x 2 (Tomato, then Blueberry)

TOMATO COULIS 2 T extra virgin olive oil 3 plump, fresh garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 2 T shallots, peeled and chopped 2 lbs red and yellow heirloom tomatoes, cored, peeled, seeded, and chopped 1 T thyme leaves 1 bay leaf Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Place the olive oil in a heavy [...]

Potato Latkes

POTATO AND TURNIP LATKES 2 medium russet potatoes, peeled and shredded 1 large turnip, peeled, quartered and shredded (or another potato) 1/2 medium yellow onion, peeled, quartered and shredded 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 T all-purpose flour 1/2 T fresh thyme leaves, finely chopped 1/2 T fresh sage leaves, finely chopped Sea salt and [...]

Egg Noodles with Greens

EGG NOODLES WITH SWISS CHARD, MUSTARD & COLLARD GREENS 1 lb thick Amish country egg noodles or other such noodles 3 C water 4 C chicken broth 2 T sea salt 1 small bunch collard greens (about 3/4 lb) rinsed & drained, stems removed, sliced crosswise into 1/2″ ribbons 1 small bunch mustard greens (about [...]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES 1 C old-fashioned rolled oats 2 C all-purpose flour 1 t baking soda 1/4 t baking powder 1/2 t sea salt 2 sticks (16 T) nsalted butter, room temperature 1 C light brown sugar 1/2 C granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 t vanilla extract 2 C bittersweet chocolate (70% cocoa) cut [...]

Food Day KC at the City Market — Saturday, October 19

FOOD DAY AT THE CITY MARKET — SAT, OCTOBER 19 On October 24 each year, Food Day Kansas City spreads the gospel by strewing Apple Share events throughout the city. Apples are at the core of health — an easy and inexpensive way to chomp on real food, plus they embody a symbol to raise [...]