Pork Beans Hominy and Grief

Pork Beans Hominy and Grief

I cut two strips of bacon into inch-long pieces and brown them over medium heat in the bottom of a deep pan. After draining the grease, I remove the crisp bacon and add two pieces of boneless pork chop, cubed, and a diced onion with a couple of teaspoons of water to...
City Market Scene – September 26, 2015

City Market Scene – September 26, 2015

The transition from summer to autumn is evident at the City Market. Summer berries, tomatoes and corn are mostly absent, replaced by pumpkins, eggplant, bell pepper, chili peppers and late season greens. I also spotted squash blossom but resisted buying them. Today I...
Spices to Savor – Cardamom

Spices to Savor – Cardamom

What’s the difference between white cardamom and green cardamom, I wondered? Now that I’ve settled into my new River Market home, I have re-established routines like food shopping and cooking. I have also taken stock of my pantry, including the...
City Market Scene – Week of September 25

City Market Scene – Week of September 25

I’ll try not to write about the City Market like a teenager that just discovered sex. Last week I moved to the River Market and quickly fell in love with my new home. I’m eager to share this amazing new discovery. Except the City Market and River Market...
Beefeater MIXLDN Regional Heat at Affäre

Beefeater MIXLDN Regional Heat at Affäre

The US Bartender Guild of KC hosted the Beefeater MIXLDN Regional Heat at Affäre on Monday, August 17th, from 5 – 9 pm. I was hired to photograph the event. Andrew Olsen won the heat and will compete in the Paris of the Plains Cocktail Festival next....