Archive for Wednesday, April 17, 2002


April 17, 2002


Speedway will be smokin' for barbecue cookoff

Kansas City, Kan. Â 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 jalapeños

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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