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  • Bell Peppers

    By Kansas Living on August 13, 2015

    Selection  Choose peppers that have deep, vivid colors, taut skin and are free of soft spots, blemishes and darkened areas. Their stems should be green and fresh looking.  Storage  Unwashed sweet...

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  • Brussels Sprouts

    By Kansas Living on August 13, 2015

    Selection Good quality Brussels sprouts are firm, compact and vivid green. They should be free of yellowed or wilted leaves and should not be puffy or soft in texture.  Storage Keep unwashed and...

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  • Kale

    By Kansas Living on August 13, 2015

    Selection Look for kale with firm, deeply colored leaves and moist hardy stems. Kale should be displayed in a cool environment since warm temperatures will cause it to wilt and will negatively...

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  • Shuck It Off

    By Sheridan Wimmer on August 13, 2015

    Do you enjoy the corny things in life? If so, you’ll want to mark your calendars to visit the western Kansas town of Oakley this October. Each year, the people of Oakley and more than 600 visitors...

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  • Homemade Butter in a Jar Recipe | Kansas Living

    Butter in a Jar

    By Kansas Living on August 12, 2015

    Butter is a source of vitamin A, a nutrient important for healthy skin and eyes, as well as for strong bones and teeth.  You Will Need: Heavy cream  Two jars with a lid (baby food jars work...

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  • Basket of produce

    Savor the Season

    By Sheridan Wimmer on August 11, 2015

    Many of us look forward to visiting our local farmers market. Bringing home the bounty of fresh vegetables can make meals more appealing and better tasting. Who doesn’t enjoy sampling some of the...

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  • Roasted onions

    Roasting Vegetables

    By Leah Fliter on August 10, 2015

    Need a tasty, enticing way to convince your family to eat their veggies? Try roasting them.  “Fall vegetables are perfect for roasting,” says Hy-Vee registered dietician Karen Hanson. “Roasting...

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  • Corn & 'Maters | Chef Alli | Kansas Living

    Corn & 'Maters

    By Chef Alli on August 10, 2015

    Fall is here! That means the kids are off to school and our schedules get a little crazier. Who needs more crazy in their life? Not me!  To ease the crazy in your life, check out these tips on...

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  • One of Lady Luck Ironwork's first cuff bracelets.

    Lady Luck Ironworks

    By John Schlageck on August 4, 2015

    Picking up the set of spurs from the weathered wooden workbench, Dan Atkisson admires Lady Luck Ironworks’ handiwork. “Nobody else has made a set of spurs like this,” he smiles. “They’re one of a...

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  • Hunting at Bigge Farm near Stockton, Kansas

    Hunting Heaven

    By John Schlageck on August 4, 2015

    A brisk fall wind whipped through the northwestern Kansas countryside. Heading north to south, the cold air nipped and stung the bright red cheeks of the hunters who high-stepped through the weed-...

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