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Father’s Day Brisket

He’s the one who brings you gas when you’re broken down on the side of the freeway, the one who made silly songs about you and your siblings that you all sing to this day; he’s the one who scoops you up and carries you into the house after falling off your bike, who nibbles […]

Banana Walnut Muffins

Sometimes a good cup of coffee and a delicious muffin can start the day on a perfect note.  Over the years we have developed a great banana bread recipe to use up that stray banana or two that always seems to turn brown faster than it can be consumed!  We whipped up the batter, crumbled […]

Mom’s Pizza

Everyone who knows KC knows that Mom can give them a run for their money any day.  She bakes, braises, stews, sautés, broils, poaches, roasts, mixes, you name it!  And she’s been at it for years and years; a stack of cookbooks by her bedside, flipping through food magazines on long car rides or reading […]

New Year’s Ramen Soup

It’s New Year’s Eve here at KC, and we are filling up with some ramen soup before the night’s festivities!  We melded our love for kimchi, spicy gingery beef broth, ramen noodles, and bean sprouts to make an asian fusion soup that’s perfect for a cold winter night.  Substitute or add ingredients that you would […]

Split Pea Soup

Here at KC, we like to make sure nothing goes to waste.  We freeze bones, doughs, fruit, pastries, stocks, you name it!  Doing this ensures that when we need a special component, we have it at our fingertips. And on a cold winter day, nothing hits the mark like a warm bowl of soup.  We […]

Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Salted caramel is a relatively new trend here in the United States, but is origin dates further back in France where pastry chefs began putting sea salt on butter caramels in the early 1900s.  The flavor combination took international flight when a French Chef, Pierre Herme, invented a sea salt macaron, and the craze hit […]

Red Velvet Cupcakes

When I first had red velvet cake I thought, “Why?”.  It seemed strange to me to drop so much dye into the batter and I wondered if it altered the taste of the cake at all.  It turns out that the original version did not have dye; a reddish tint was produced during the chemical […]

Dad’s Black Bean Chili

Its always valuable to have that great recipe that you can throw together quickly and cook slow all day while you accomplish important tasks, and still be able sit down to a delicious meal when hunger hits.  Well, this recipe fills the bill!  Growing up, Mom was the chef of the house but Dad had […]