• Great New Year's Eve Party Plan Ideas

    New Year's Eve Survival Guide

    If you’re looking for tips to host the best New Year’s Eve party, we’ve got you covered! Find inspiration for the perfect menu, decor and more.

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  • Building a gingerbread house

    Holiday Food Traditions

    Have you ever wondered why we decorate gingerbread houses for Christmas? Find the answer and discover the origin of other holiday food traditions!

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  • Prairieland Market: Local Grocery Serving Salina KS (thumb)

    Prairieland Market: Feeding the Salina Community

    Prairieland Market in Salina has everything from produce to ready-made meals with local foods. More than a store, it’s an institution in the community.  

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  • Shopping for meat

    Stretch Your Food Dollar with Inexpensive Cuts of Meat

    Learn how to keep your grocery bills low while enjoying a menu with meat by choosing more inexpensive cuts of meat and preparing them properly.

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  • Lavender bloom in Kansas

    Growing Lavender in Kansas

    Kansas is becoming an increasingly popular place for lavender growers. Meet the Yoders of Flint Hills Lavender Farm who share what life is like on their farm.

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  • How to host the best July 4th party

    Fourth of July Survival Guide

    There’s something special about our most patriotic holiday. Standing in the yard feeling the sun warm your face, watermelon juice dripping from your chin, the kids wading in the plastic pool — you can’t help but be thankful as this and other classic Independence Day scenes play out across...

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  • Zydeco Meadery - Depradine Family

    For the Love of Mead

    Some hobbies are so enjoyable you’ll do whatever it takes to turn them into a business venture. That’s why Eric Depradine travels regularly to Highland Community College in Wamego, 99 miles from his home in Kansas City, Missouri, to produce his increasingly popular mead, or honey wine. 

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  • Different types of barbecue

    Different Styles of Barbecue

    If you eat meat, we’re willing to bet you have a favorite kind of barbecue.  Did a slab of ribs smothered in a thick, hickory sauce just pop into your head? How about a plate full of smoky burnt ends? (We may or may not be drooling.) Chances are, your go-to barbecue dish was heavily...

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  • Shop local - Groceries during pandemic

    Shop Kansas Farms: A New Way to Connect with Farmers

    The COVID-19 pandemic has ignited a movement of consumers seeking out farmers and ranchers for more direct connections. And it all started on Rick McNary’s couch one evening in April 2020. “My wife said she had been to the store that day and the meat counter was empty,” Rick said. “I’ve...

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  • Unique holiday gift ideas for 2020

    Holiday Gift Ideas

    The gift-giving season is here! And as much as we love to spread holiday cheer, sometimes finding the perfect present can feel more like searching for a needle in a haystack… ...until now! To help you on your shopping journey, we’ve put together a few suggestions for stocking stuffers,...

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