Food

Bring a bit of the Big Easy to your KU watch party

Gumbo. Jazz. Basketball.This weekend, New Orleans has it all — especially if you happen to be a Kansas University basketball fan.Unfortunately, not every Jayhawk fan can make it to the Big Easy this week to see the team in action for Saturday’s (and hopefully Monday’s) Final Four game in ...

‘Pink slime’ maker suspends some plant operations

Lubbock, Texas ? The company that makes "pink slime" suspended operations Monday at three of four plants where the beef ingredient is made, saying officials would work to address recent public concern about the product.Beef Products Inc. will suspend operations at plants in Amarillo, Texas; ...

Natural foods: Eating up the trends

Skin careSarah Pearsall couldn’t find a natural shampoo that made her kids’ hair look shiny and healthy. Then her mother-in-law mentioned that women in the 1960s, including Jackie Kennedy, rinsed their hair with beer.“Ewww,” Sarah said. “I don’t want to smell like a bar.”She ...

Dumpster diners eat what they see as food waste

Minneapolis ? “I got some strawberries!” Seth Graham’s voice bounds off the walls of a Dumpster as he settles unopened containers of fruit into a cardboard box that Ruthie Cole is holding. “Ooh, pomegranate seeds,” Cole says.Graham redirects his headlamp and snags another garbage bag. ...

Party like mad! Or at least like Mad Men might

Does Don Draper do finger food? Judging by the first four seasons of TV’s popular “Mad Men” show it doesn’t seem likely unless we’re talking about a belt of bourbon with a couple of smoking hot Lucky Strikes on the side.But since that hardly sounds appetizing, we’ve come up with ...