Posted on Thu, 2017/09/21 - 8:03am

Today we are thinking back to state fair and reminiscing on Chef Alli's delectable treats! Here are her recipes for you to try at home and recreate that delicious sample- or try for the first time if you didn't make it to state fair!

Chewy Caramel Kettle Corn and Pretzel Treats

12 cups Thrills Kettle Corn

4 cups coarsely chopped salted pretzels 

Posted on Tue, 2017/09/19 - 9:39am

Rustic Apple Dumplings with Pecans and Cinnamon Sauce

Should you worry if your apple dumplings don't look just perfect in the pan after you've baked them? Nope! This tells people "Hey, look at me! As you can see, I'm HOMEMADE." 

There are 5 easy steps to making homemade apple dumplings: 

1. Creating the Dough

2. Simmering the Sauce 

Posted on Fri, 2017/08/25 - 9:06am

Kansas Fresh at the Leavenworth Farmers' Market! Chef Michael Nachbar of The Depot in Leavenworth prepared some delicious recipes, all with local ingredients found at your Leavenworth Farmers' Market! We hope you all enjoyed sampling his delicious recipes at the market! See how to prepare some of his recipes for yourself!

Patty Pan Squash with Caper Gremolata


Posted on Wed, 2017/08/23 - 5:17pm


12 -14 oz. mixed tender greens, I used a combination of aquaponic lettuces from Salem Farms along with baby spinach and baby kale 

3-4 medium beets, cooked until fork tender, peeled and diced 

6 oz. feta cheese crumbles 

Posted on Thu, 2017/08/10 - 8:08am

12 eggs

½ cup milk

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

4-6 strips of bacon, diced

1/2 sweet red onion, diced 

1 sweet red bell pepper, seeds and membranes removed, diced 

3 cups fresh spinach, torn 

1-2 small zucchini, cut into zoodles using a spiralizer (here's the one I use) 

1 cherry or tomatoes, cut in half 

Posted on Wed, 2017/07/26 - 2:42pm

12-16 oz. andouille sausage, sliced into coins
1 tsp. canola oil
2 cups fresh okra coins
1 sweet green pepper, seeds and membranes removed, diced
1 small yellow onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups sweet corn, fresh or frozen
1 cup shelled edamame
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste