Author Talk at Kansas City Central Library

Author Talk at Kansas City Central Library

Author Talk – Pete Dulin Kansas City Beer: A History of Brewing in the HeartlandSunday, April 23, 2017 | 2 p.m. Central Library, 14 W. 10th St. As part of the Missouri Valley Speaker Series, I will present a talk about my most recent book....
Field Notes: A Visit to Fair Share Farm

Field Notes: A Visit to Fair Share Farm

I visited Fair Share Farm in Kearney, Missouri, in late March. There, I met with long-time friends and farmers Tom Ruggieri and Rebecca Graff. They grow crops for their community-supported agriculture (CSA) members and canned fermented foods like kim chi and...
Females on Fire at Jax Restaurant

Females on Fire at Jax Restaurant

The second annual Females on Fire event at Jax Fish House brought together a collection of talented female chefs and restaurant industry professionals for a five-course dinner with amuse bouche and drink pairings. Held on October 11, 2016, this year’s...
Kansas City Beer: Rochester Beer a Hit in England

Kansas City Beer: Rochester Beer a Hit in England

While researching Kansas City Beer, I came across some interesting facts and trivia about Kansas City’s breweries, including the maker of Rochester Beer. In 1897, Kansas City-based J.D. Iler Brewing Company, also known as Rochester Brewing Company, sent a...
Kansas City Beer Now Available

Kansas City Beer Now Available

Kansas City Beer: A History of Brewing in the Heartland is now available. Since the official book release date of Oct. 24, 2016, the book is available at many local retailers and online. The History Press published this brewery history book as part of its American...
Hearth Bread Company

Hearth Bread Company

  Over the weekend I discovered Hearth Bread Company, owned and operated by pastry chef and baker Dylan Low in Weston, Missouri. I was in Weston to research Green Dirt Farm’s new Creamery for a story in Northland Lifestyle’s July issue. The...
Kansas City Beer: A History of Brewing in the Heartland

Kansas City Beer: A History of Brewing in the Heartland

I can finally reveal the cover to my next book, Kansas City Beer: A History of Brewing in the Heartland. The book will be published by American Palate, an imprint of The History Press and Arcadia Publishing. The publisher will release the book in October 2016....
Turmeric Chicken

Turmeric Chicken

I wanted to make a Moroccan-inspired turmeric chicken dish for three reasons. First, I wanted to turn on the oven this morning to heat the room. Second, today I needed to use four chicken thighs. Third, I craved bright flavors and colors to offset white snow, gray...
Aylesbury Duck Stock

Aylesbury Duck Stock

Aylesbury duck stock sounds haughty. Perhaps because the duck breed originally hailed from England. The preparation of this stock, and how this duck carcass of British ancestry wound up in my stockpot, begins with last night’s dinner. I attended a...