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...