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Gourmet Popcorn in Kansas City

  We are the coolest, funkiest gourmet popcorn store around. At Funky Monkey, you’ll find 16+ flavors of gourmet popcorn that are not only yummy, but also good for you. We are completely NON-GMO as well as gluten-free, with many [...]

The Mysteries of Miso

by Susan Spann Many Westerners consider “miso” synonymous with “soup,” primarily because many of us had our first introduction to this Japanese specialty in that form. In the United States in particular, miso soup has become a familiar [...]

Holiday Baking: The 3 Lies In My Family Almond Roca Recipe

by Jenny Hansen Every year, in the days after Thanksgiving, I open “the magic recipe folder” and start Christmas baking. And I’m talking about a LOT of baking. (I make 3 kinds of cookies, a few types of fudge, Russian Tea Cakes [...]

Thanksgiving Phobias: 5 Signs You Have “Turkey Block”

by Jenny Hansen   It’s less than two weeks till Thanksgiving and I have a confession… I am afraid to make a turkey. Seriously, it’s like writer’s block…only instead of a fear of the page, it’s a fear [...]

“Chocolate Philosophy” Made Simple…

by Jenny Hansen Chocolate is practically a religious experience for my husband’s family, especially dark chocolate. See’s Dark Nuts & Chews, dark chocolate bars from Trader Joe’s, and the ever-popular Dove Dark Chocolate [...]

Dad’s Secret to Great BBQ Chicken

By K.B. Owen We all know that Father’s Day gives us a chance to recognize the special dads in our lives.  Perhaps, when we think of our fathers, we recall the games of catch, or the family road trips, or our favorite televised sporting events, [...]