Food

Meat recipes

Some delicious meat recipesGrilled lamb sandwich with peppered tomatoes and roasted peppers2 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves2 teaspoons coarse ground black pepper1 teaspoon salt2 lamb loins, silver skin removed1/2 cup goat cheese, crumbled1 loaf French bread, ...

Kansas food entrepreneurs seek developmental support

Q: I am interested in starting a new food business. Where do I begin?A: While it may seem simple to put your favorite salsa or jelly in a jar to sell it for profit, it takes a lot of planning to get your home business up and running and produce a safe food product.The Kansas Department of ...

Bring cheer with a batch of holiday cookies

Sometimes selecting which holiday cookies to bake can be more trouble than the actual baking.With every magazine and celebrity chef offering scores of ideas for holiday treats, how do you pick between one molasses cookie, gingerbread man or oatmeal-chocolate chip something-or-other and the 20 ...

‘Jayni’s Kitchen’ serves up cookies for the holiday season

Join "Jayni's Kitchen" this week for a repeat of "Baking Cookies for the Holiday Season" with Paula Naughtin.Naughtin and host Jayni Carey will prepare the following recipes: Mint Brownies, Chocolate Dipped Espresso Cookies and Almond Meringues.A new show airs at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday on ...

Festive folk

Amanda Warren hates the word "crafty," though she knows it will be used to describe her art.She prefers to consider it a form of folk art."It all has its roots in symbolism," she explains. "It's somewhat historical."Soon, some of her art will be hanging from Christmas trees around ...

Leftovers loom

Ready or not, here they come.Leftovers. Lots of them.They'll fill up your fridge, your freezer and your tummy.They'll take over your meal-planning until you can't stand another taste of turkey, another sample of stuffing or another portion of pie.But good news: Chances are you haven't prepared ...

Cheese layer adds surprise to favorite meatloaf dish

Cooking Connection is a Journal-World feature that prints favorite reader recipes. This week's featured cook is Wanda Daniels, of Lawrence, with her cheese-filled meatloaf.Why it's special: "Mom was always interested in surprising us with new meatloaves. Once she 'frosted' the meatloaf with ...

Leftover recipes

Here are some recipes for your leftover turkey and other Thanksgiving foods:Mashed potato and turkey soup2 tablespoons butter1 medium yellow onion, diced2 cups sliced button mushrooms1 medium carrot, coarsely grated1 teaspoon dried thyme4 cups low-sodium chicken broth3 cups mashed potatoes2 ...

Online, hot line help available for holiday cooks

The stuffing is dry, the turkey is pink, and your relatives are irritating. Rather than let your holiday dinner turn disastrous, consider reaching out to the many groups that offer kitchen help. Their advice can't fix your loved ones, but it could prevent you from hospitalizing them.Butterball ...

Brown paper bags not intended as cooking utensils

Q: Is it safe to cook turkey in a brown paper bag?A: If the cooking method includes placing the turkey in a large grocery-store type brown paper bag and cooking the bird at a very low temperature, this is unsafe. Experts agree that brown paper bags were never intended for use as cooking ...

‘Jayni’s Kitchen’ features ‘Game Day Winners’

Join "Jayni's Kitchen" this week for "Game Day Winners" with David Seymour, an IT department programmer analyst at Lawrence Memorial Hospital who enjoys hosting sports parties. He and host Jayni Carey will prepare the following recipes: Turkey and Sweet Potato Quesadillas, Sausage and Butternut ...

Carrot cake ideal candidate for healthy, kid-friendly makeover

Baking with children can be such a challenge.Not just for the mess. Or the tiny fingers that invariably find themselves precariously close to moving mixers, sharp utensils and hot ovens. But also for health reasons.Much as I love to involve my toddler in the holiday baking tradition, it bothers ...

It’s easy to be cheesy

Molten cheddar oozing over a grilled burger, creamy brie on a tray filled with ripe strawberries, tangy crumbles of Roquefort nestled next to bacon bits on a Cobb salad - if your mouth is watering, you're a cheesehead, and there's no better way to indulge your habit than a cheese-tasting ...

Safety on the chopping block

From chopping fruit to mincing meat, your cutting board is a busy place over the holidays. These tips from the December issue of Better Homes and Gardens will help keep you and your family safe:¢ Choose dense materials: The harder the wood or plastic, the better. Softer materials, such as ...

Whale-blubber salad, anyone? Alaska adds tribal foods to Thanksgiving

Anchorage ? David Smith was a new arrival to the North Slope village of Nuiqsut last year when the former resident of upstate New York cooked up a few turkeys and vat of chili for the Eskimo community's Thanksgiving dinner.He was completely unprepared for another dish on the menu: hundreds of ...

FTC to study how junk food industry markets to children

Washington ? Watch out, Dora the Explorer, Yoda and all you wacky, prehistoric critters from "Ice Age": The feds could be on your tails.With childhood obesity soaring and an array of cereals, snacks and sodas plastered with images of kid-friendly characters, the Federal Trade Commission is ...

Wishing you…pot luck

It's been decades, but the alien mashed potatoes still haunt Tess Banning.She was cooking Thanksgiving dinner for her husband's family and accidentally used baking powder in the mashed potatoes. The recipe called for baking soda.The change, for some reason, turned the potatoes green."My ...

Thanksgiving recipes

Turkey gravy3/4 cup dry white wine3 tablespoons flour3 tablespoons reserved turkey drippings2 1/2 cups turkey stock1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepperBring wine to a boil in pan until reduced to 1/2 cup, about 3 minutes. Combine flour and turkey drippings in a bowl, ...

Garlicky clam paella recipe

We adapted the following recipes from Penelope Casas' "Paella! Spectacular Rice Dishes From Spain" (Henry Holt). All manner of Spanish foodstuffs and cooking utensils are available from the excellent Spanish cooking Web site, www.tienda.com.In Valencia, paellas tend to be either meat or seafood ...

Can the gel cranberries for a sweeter recipe

The Thanksgiving feast is the showcase for two items of seasonal produce we generally ignore at other times of the year. We've reviewed the case of the pumpkin in recent weeks, and now I want to focus on the cranberry, a tart, colorful fixture on many tables during the November-December holiday ...