Archive for Wednesday, April 17, 2002

Short & sweet

April 17, 2002


Speedway will be smokin' for barbecue cookoff

Kansas City, Kan. Kansas Speedway and Oklahoma Joe's Barbecue and Catering are teaming for one of the biggest barbecue cookoffs the city known for barbecue has seen.

The second annual Kansas Speedway/Oklahoma Joe's Barbecue Cookoff is April 26-27 at the Kansas Speedway infield. The cookoff is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society and boasts about $40,000 in prize money.

Cash prizes will be awarded through 10th place in four categories: ribs, chicken, pork and brisket.

Up to 250 teams can enter. To register, contact Jeff Stehney at Oklahoma Joe's, (913) 722-3366.

Tickets to attend the cookoff are $10 for April 26 and $5 for April 27. Friday tickets include a $2 coupon good for food concessions at the track.

A fireworks spectacular will be presented April 26.

For more information, go to or call the speedway ticket office at (913) 328-7223.

'Top Secret' author shares brand-name drink recipes

"Top Secret Recipes" author Todd Wilbur is guest this week on "Jayni's Kitchen."

Host Jayni Carey, right, and Wilbur will prepare several name-brand drinks from Wilbur's latest book, "Top Secret Recipes: Sodas, Smoothies, Spirits & Shakes," including the recipe below.

A new show airs at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday each week on Sunflower Broadband Channel 6 and repeats at 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. The show is also broadcast at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday and 8:30 p.m. Monday.

Mr & Mrs T Rich & Spicy Bloody Mary Mix

46-ounce can tomato juice

4 tablespoons lime juice

3 tablespoons juice from canned, sliced jalape
3 tablespoons vinegar

2 tablespoons sugar

2 teaspoons prepared horseradish

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/8 teaspoon onion powder

dash garlic

Combine all ingredients in a 2-quart pitcher. Store covered in the refrigerator.

Directions for mixing a drink, from the original mix: "Add 3 parts Mr and Mrs T Rich & Spicy Bloody Mary Mix to 1 part vodka, gin, rum or tequila, over ice. Mr & Mrs T Rich & Spicy Bloody Mary Mix is also delicious by itself. Simply pour over ice and serve."

Makes 52 ounces.

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