THIS COOKING COMPETITION WILL BE HOPPIN’

Is “Top Chef” at the top of your viewing list? Then you'll want a ticket to be an audience member when Missouri cooks vie for a shot at a spot in a  worldwide cooking competition—with you taste testing their dishes in different categories!


Make this KC Strip for Steak Night or Special Occassions

The KC Strip steak is a favorful and tender cut of beef. Dressing it up with fingerling potatoes, bacon lardon, cipollini onions, and wild mushrooms really makes this a center stage dish. Great for special occasions. Your family and friends will be wowed.


A Twist on Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

The dog days of the summer are coming to a close. August is the perfect time to get your homemade ice cream fix in. Strawberries and coconut milk add a delightful twist to a classic favorite. Make a batch to share while it is still hot out!


Shrimp Stir-fry Time!

Leong’s Asian Diner is known for creating Springfield Cashew Chicken. Try making this elegant shrimp and scallop dish that they created. It is worth the time to find the Asian salted black beans and the black vinegar. This dish is a real treat!


Fancy Scallops Made Easy

Preparing scallops may seem like a challenge. This recipe makes a stunning dish you can easily create and serve. The smoky bacon and the full bodied seasonings bring out the sweetness of the scallops. Make this dish for your next special occasion.


Taste Some Southern Hospitality

Southern-style fare is as much about the food as it is the hospitality. Dishes with names like “Not Your Mama’s Meatloaf,” “Three Deviled Eggs Went Down to Georgia” and “Fried Green Tomato BLT”  are worth the drive to this outstanding restaurant.


Make a Big Batch and Share With Friends and Family!

When corn and cucumbers are plentiful, you will want to mix up these big batch recipes. You will have more than enough to share with friends and family and plenty to bring out during the cold winter months. A jar of summer goodness makes a great gift.


Roast In So Much Tomato Flavor

Summer is in full swing and tomatoes are coming on strong. This confit is a great way to grab all the flavor of the season and concentrate it for a variety of uses. Using fresh herbs really makes that summertime taste sing.


Elderberry Sour Cream Pie, Hooray!

Elderberries are widely known for their health benefits, but who knew how tasty they are too. Find out how to make a special treat packed with goodness and good health. Everyone who tries this recipe will thank you from the bottom of their hearts


Mom’s Meatloaf, Make It Today

This is a meatloaf that mom’s (and all cooks) can be proud of. Sweet and tangy sauce with moist and flavorful meat baked to perfection makes for a comfort food you will savor. Make mom proud and make this dish today. Save some for a sandwich later.