Catch Your Own Trout at the Dining Lodge at Bennett Spring State Park

Put your fishing skills to the test at the lodge at Bennet Spring State Park, which adds an element of DIY to fresh trout.


Missouri’s Best BBQ Joints

These savants of the smoker are dishing up barbecue heaven all summer long.


Gobblers Roost Reenvisions the Steakhouse Experience

Take a trip outside of Nevada, Missouri to try this restaurant that specializes in mouthwatering steak and only opens its doors on weekends.


Convivial Columbia’s Wine, Beer, and Spirits Offerings

Columbia has become a hub for fine wine, beer and spirits. We’ll drink to that!


Recipe: Loaded Sweet Potato (With Video Demonstration)

Learn how to make these baked sweet potatoes loaded with sweet chili glaze, filled with black beans, pickled carrots, and spring onions, plus video instructions.


Create a Feast in Columbia

Are you having fun with your food? Columbians are, and you will, too, when you visit these delish destinations for foodies.


Kellie White’s Three-Cheese Chicken Parmesan with Pesto-Roasted Cauliflower Steak

Kellie created this recipe for the World Food Championships, but the dish of comfort food with a twist has become a family favorite as well.


Get to Know Our State’s Sparkling Wines

Doug believes there is a popular misconception that Missouri sparkling wines are always sweet—not to say there is anything wrong with a sweet wine. “There is an unfortunate view, usually held by people who are less informed, that sweet wines are less serious than dry wines,” he says.


Yeasted Waffles With Cider Syrup

These waffles are the perfect treat for a brisk winter morning. The cider adds a hint of tartness to the flavor of the batter, and the cider syrup takes this dish a few notches above your average waffles!


A Springfield Company Changes How Chocolate Gets Made From Bean to Bar

Askinosie Chocolate’s teammates strive to leave the world a better place than BC (before chocolate), one small, cacao-infused batch at a time.