Food

Local produce highlights Lawrence celebration of Farm to School Week

The menu for the Lawrence school district’s upcoming farm to school lunch originally called for, among other vegetables, peppers.But unlike produce shipped from distant, always-summer climates, local food is dependent on local weather. And an early October frost means local schools won’t be ...

Inside the world of food photography

The advertising shoot where the customer asked the food stylist to turn each kernel in a bowl of corn so not a single rough end showed was somewhat extreme.Only somewhat.In more than 30 years as a food photographer, Lawrence resident Kathy Sanders Wilson painstakingly photographed everything ...

What’s so awful about offal?

In the basement prep kitchen at Lawrence’s 715 restaurant, Michael Beard is carefully wrapping a sticky-looking web of white tissue around a palm-size lump of meat.He pins the wrapping closed with a toothpick and a laurel leaf, slides his creation in the oven, then plates the finished product ...

Baldwin City bee farm highlights Kaw Valley Farm Tour

Eating honeycomb and bee pollenHoneycomb can be chewed and swallowed, waxy comb and all, which Richard Bean of Blossom Trail Bee Ranch said is especially soothing for a sore throat. Other suggestions include mashing a piece of comb atop buttered toast, or putting it on apple slices or cheese ...

Preparations under way for annual Oktoberfest celebration

The smell of cabbage wafting from the basement kitchen is a surefire sign it’s Oktoberfest time at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. German food 101In addition to familiar fare such as bratwurst and hot dogs, the menu at this year’s Oktoberfest includes these German ...