Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Category - Recipe Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:50:58 GMT Pinky’s Bar & Grill serves up “gossip, grub and beer” http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/9/Pinky-s-Bar-Grill-serves-up-gossip-grub-and-beer-/1035/ Come for food and drinks in Courtland, Kan. – and stay for the camaraderiePinky’s Bar &amp; Grill in Courtland, Kan., has a long history of serving up what new owner Betty Fyfe describes as “gossip, grub and beer.” Over the years the business has undergone changes in ownership and emphasis but, Fyfe says with pride, “We’re continuing the tradition of positioning Pinky’s as a central place to get together with friends and family and have a blast.” She also adds, “The menu has stayed the same, but we’ve added some new things.” So, like a fine wine, Pinky’s Bar &amp; Grill just gets better. Fri, 09 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/9/Pinky-s-Bar-Grill-serves-up-gossip-grub-and-beer-/1035/ Lyons Restaurant serves cinnamon-rich poached pears http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/5/Lyons-Restaurant-serves-cinnamon-rich-poached-pears/846/ Sample this dish, then visit the elegant Lyons Twin Mansions in Fort Scott, Kan.Since 1989, the Lyons Twin Mansions Bed &amp; Breakfast in Fort Scott, Kan., has been treating visitors to a comfortable stay in plush surroundings. Guests also enjoy complimentary breakfasts, including Eggs Benedict, omelets and Signature Sausage burritos. Now, you needn’t spend the night to enjoy the Bed &amp; Breakfast’s finely prepared foods, because the Lyons Restaurant has been recently opened to the public. Fri, 05 Aug 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/5/Lyons-Restaurant-serves-cinnamon-rich-poached-pears/846/ Lindsborg offers all things Scandinavian, including Swedish pancakes http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Lindsborg-offers-all-things-Scandinavian-including-Swedish-pancakes/746/ This month we’re featuring a recipe from Swedish Pastries &amp; Emporium in Lindsborg, Kan. The biker-friendly restaurant serves breakfast and lunch Tuesday through Saturday. The menu includes Swedish pancakes, meatballs, pastries and sandwiches, plus daily specials. You can also browse the gift shop featuring paintings of cats by local artist Beverly Barbo. Fri, 08 Jul 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Lindsborg-offers-all-things-Scandinavian-including-Swedish-pancakes/746/ Enjoy Brookville’s Home-Style Tradition – and Famous Coleslaw http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/4/Enjoy-Brookville-s-Home-Style-Tradition-and-Famous-Coleslaw/569/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/brookville-hotel.gif'/><br/>Try a family-style chicken dinner in turn-of-the-century Kansas restaurantIn Central Kansas, the Brookville Hotel’s name has been synonymous with “family style chicken dinners” since 1915. Owner Helen Martin became famous serving the home-style dinners to World War II soldiers visiting Brookville from nearby bases. Sat, 04 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/4/Enjoy-Brookville-s-Home-Style-Tradition-and-Famous-Coleslaw/569/ Succulent Steaks at Samy’s in Garden City http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/6/Succulent-Steaks-at-Samy-s-in-Garden-City/476/ Photo credit: Samy's Spirits &amp; SteakhouseThis month we’re featuring three recipes from Samy’s Spirits &amp; Steakhouse in the Clarion Inn and Conference Center. The Garden City restaurant specializes in Certified Angus Beef, and all steaks are hand-cut in house. Samy’s also offers an extensive wine list and serves such international dishes as hummus, korma, lasagna and enchiladas.Try the delicious entrée and two side dishes below, then visit Samy’s for breakfast, lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch.&nbsp; Fri, 06 May 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/6/Succulent-Steaks-at-Samy-s-in-Garden-City/476/ Remembering Norma – and Her Luscious Coconut Creme Pie http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Remembering-Norma-and-Her-Luscious-Coconut-Creme-Pie/380/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/coconut-creme-pie.jpeg'/><br/> Fondly known as “America’s Pie Queen,” 90-year-old Norma Grubb died in Topeka on March 28. For years Grubb worked at the Sommerset Hall Café in Dover, where a wedge of her signature coconut creme pie was named “America’s Best Slice” by ABC’s “Good Morning America” in 2008. Fri, 08 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Remembering-Norma-and-Her-Luscious-Coconut-Creme-Pie/380/ Favorite Kansas Recipes: Fresh Strawberry Pie http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/4/Favorite-Kansas-Recipes-Fresh-Strawberry-Pie-/217/ This month’s recipe comes the Hays House 1857 Restaurant &amp; Tavern in Council Grove, in the east-central part of the state. The oldest continuously operating restaurant west of the Mississippi ... Fri, 04 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/4/Favorite-Kansas-Recipes-Fresh-Strawberry-Pie-/217/ Favorite Kansas Recipes: Sunflower Cookies http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/4/Favorite-Kansas-Recipes-Sunflower-Cookies-/76/ To give you a taste of the fruits, vegetables, grains, meats and more Kansas is famous for – as well as the yummy dishes prepared with those wholesome ingredients – we’ll share a Kansas-based recipe here once a month.For example, the recipe below reflects all that is tasty about our “Sunflower State.” Did you know that the city of Goodland is the “Sunflower Capital of the World”? Take a drive along I-70 in western Kansas in late August and you’ll see why.We invite you to bake up a batch of these Sunflower Cookies, then tell us what you think. Or send us your favorite recipes. We’re cooking in Kansas! Fri, 04 Feb 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/4/Favorite-Kansas-Recipes-Sunflower-Cookies-/76/