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KC BBQ: Known for its signature barbeque, Kansas City offers many culinary treats

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES A couple of weeks ago, I had the chance to attend a conference in Kansas City. I always like to make the most of my time…

Everything in its Place: Organizing your pantry can simplify shopping and cooking

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES You could say I like organization. I regularly try out new ways to manage my workflow using the latest productivity apps. And much to the dismay…

Culture shock: It can be a good thing…and delicious!

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES I feel like I start almost all my columns with some quip about the differences between Australia and the United States, and this one will be…

Chick Lit: Try this delicious chicken dish for the literary cook

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES For once I’ve kept up with a New Year’s resolution past January. I set a goal of reading two books in every month of 2018, and…

Home cooking: The Google Home smart speaker streamlines meal prep

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Technology has creeped into nearly all aspects of our lives, and the kitchen is no exception. I’m always a bit cautious to hop on the bandwagon…

Comfort food overload? Get a taste of the tropics with fresh citrus fruits

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES It’s about this time of year when I start to get a little restless with winter cooking. Stews and soups all start to taste the same…

Nutloaf: meatloaf for the vegetarian

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Winter is the time for roasts. While I can manage chicken, pork, turkey and beef fairly well, there was one I had never attempted – the…

Batch Breakfast: Making your oats instant is easy and quick

By Steve Peters Rutland Bites When it comes to making a decent breakfast on weekday mornings, I do a terrible job. Part of the reason is I don’t have much…

Should auld acquaintance be forgot… but remember these favorite recipes throughout the new year

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES A new year is a time to look ahead and plan for the future. While we may often like to forget the past — most of…

Spice is nice: Cranberries dress up this spicy Gingerbread

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Out of all the possible holiday treats, gingerbread is my favorite. But gingerbread is a loosely applied term. It can refer to cookies, cakes and breads….