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…

Saucy Little Smokies

I’m often asked the secret to my little smokie sausages…”Do you use a particular brand?”…”What’s in your sauce?”…”Do you use only beef sausages?”  The secret lies not so much in the ingredients, but rather in one, simple technique used when creating them: Browning off the sausages in a hot skillet BEFORE ever adding the sauce.…