Food & Drink

Stories featured in KANSAS! magazine, celebrating the state's delicious and diverse culinary experiences.

Food & Drink

Kansas Cider Makers

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Photography by Aaron Patton Kansas farms and cider masters perfect the taste of a traditional drink Kenneth and Denise Gardner developed a love for dry hard cider while spending a summer in England.

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Rolled Ice Cream

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Photography by David Mayes Shops across the state bring a sweet approach to an old summer favorite A treat to the eyes and palate, the international trend of hand-rolled ice cream began in…

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Keeping a Legacy Alive

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Owners of Wichita Irish dive bar talk about their start and long-standing success Photography by Dwan Miller The Artichoke Sandwich Bar, Wichita’s long-running Irish dive bar, is approaching its…

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Roasted Eggplant in a Spicy Yogurt

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Dandu’s garden includes more than a half dozen varieties of eggplant. She makes the occasional eggplant parmesan but prefers to roast or grill her eggplants. This particular recipe can be adapted to…

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Taste of Kansas: Danduland

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A Salina gardener demonstrates the rich, tasteful possibilities found in a simple backyard garden of an ordinary Kansas neighborhood Photography by Karen Bonar In the back yard of a residential…

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Morning Light Kombucha

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Photography by Nick Krug It’s about taking care of yourself and your community. Melinda Williamson (mshkoteni bodwewadmi/Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation), the founder of Morning Light Kombucha, has…

Made in Kansas

'Tribal Enterprises Adapt to Community Needs'

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Photography by Ryan Coody The Baxoje (Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska) are located in the northeast corner of Kansas, and they are doing big things economically. With more than 26 enterprises…

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Oh, Give Me a ... Pie

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(Modified article from original “Pace Yourself” by Kelly Banks featured in the summer issue of 2020) Six places in Kansas serving up the sweetest slices of pie. We’re past the holidays, but…

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Poppin 'Good: Princeton Popcorn

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KANSAS!/Bill Stephen Bob Ralph was raised a city boy, in the heart of Overland Park. But when he was growing up there in the 1980s, he frequented a patch of nearby farmland that became his…

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Photography

Behind the Lens with Nick Krug

A conversation with KANSAS! photographers about their lives in photography Originally raised in St. Charles, Missouri, Nick Krug initially…

Reasons to Love Kansas

Dwayne's Prints On

A world-famous photo lab in Kansas continues to thrive under a new generation Photography by Bill Stephens Derek and Josh Carter remember…

Photography

Behind the Lens with Marilyn Friesen

A conversation with KANSAS! photographers about their work and the iconic images of our home state Wichita native and Wichita State graduate…

Photography

Behind the Lens: Jason Dailey

A conversation with KANSAS! photographers about their work and the iconic images of our home state Originally a Texan, Jason Dailey was…

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