Celebrate National Picnic Day with Mason Jar Salads

  The temps are rising and the leaves are unfolding in that lush Spring green. It won’t be long now and we’ll be in the thick of a beautiful Kansas summer, which means barbecues, iced tea, and cool summer salads. Weather-permitting, you can kick off those outdoor meals this Sunday on National Picnic Day. Grab your…

Pressure Cooker BBQ Pork and Veggie Tacos with Crispy Fried Onions

The American Royal BBQ competition is coming up soon, boasting 600 competitors from around the world, and this year they’ve moved across the river to Kansas! An event this large needs a big venue and the Kansas Speedway is just the place. While I won’t be entered in the competition, I do love BBQ, and…

Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato… with Cheese and Egg Grilled Sandwiches

BLT(CE) Grilled Sandwiches- Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato… with Cheese and Egg! your favorite bread (I prefer sour dough for this sandwich) butter, softened cooked, crispy bacon lettuce leaves tomato slices (preferably from homegrown summer tomatoes!) medium or sharp cheddar slices mayo (preferably Hellman’s) fried eggs, we like over-easy, seasoned to taste with salt and pepper Butter…