A squirrel feasts on a seed dropped by birds from a bird feeder overhead.

When The Chef opened in 1943 in downtown Manhattan, Kansas, Manhattanites had to order and eat fast in the small cafe, because a long line of people were ready to take their place.  Today, there is still usually a line for a table in the cozy restaurant featured as Food Network’s ultimate breakfast joint for the state of […]

Tiramisu at Bella's in Manhattan, Kansas

No trip to Manhattan, Kansas is complete without feeding the college kids as much non-dorm food as they can handle.  This was the icing on the cake at the end of the meal.

I always make my own peanut butter.  It’s fast and easy, and I can control the ingredients.  In honor of National Peanut Month (#NationalPeanutMonth), here’s how to make your own peanut butter.  Start with about one pound of peanuts of your choice, raw, roasted and salted, honey roasted, or whatever sounds good to you! 2. […]