Kenchi: Kimchi with a Bourbon Twist

KenChi: kimchi with a Bourbon twist

Kimchi in many variations hits our dinner plates here nearly everyday.  Fermented vegetables are not just good for me, but I truly crave the flavor.  Because I like my food a bit spicy, Kimchi is my favorite way to incorporate both fermented veggies and spice.  Over a year ago, during an evening cocktail-infused stroll in… 

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Dutch Baby/German Pancake for Two (gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, Paleo)

Dutch Baby/German Pancake for Two | In Johnna's Kitchen

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, even in the heat of Summer.  Sometimes when it’s really hot, like it’s going to be later this week, the only time of day I really want to use the oven is first thing in the morning.  On those days, I make a Dutch Baby/German Pancake for… 

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Red Wine Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce

Tomato Basil Sauce | In Johnna's Kitchen

This pasta sauce, it’s the best pasta sauce ever.  Well, maybe not ever.  How about, it’s the best pasta sauce I’ve ever made?  Yeah, that’s it.  I’ve made lots of variations on pasta sauce, but this one is the deal.  Red wine tomato basil pasta sauce, make this with me, won’t you? Here’s the story… 

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Happy National S’Mores Day!

injohnnaskitchen smores cupcake  (504x600)

I love me a food holiday and today is one of my absolute favorites. It’s National S’mores Day! Today I’m sharing some of my recipes for S’mores, all with a twist on the traditional campfire favorite.  At the bottom of the post, I’ve included some resources to help you make s’mores at home, even without… 

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Plantain Pizza Crust (gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, grain free)

Plantain Pizza Crust | In Johnna's Kitchen

One of my very favorite appetizers in the KC area is the Sopes at Mestizo in Leawood.  (I can’t believe I’ve never told you about Mestizo!) I love their margaritas.) Their version of Sopes is a slightly crispy masa shell topped with black beans, a smoky tomatillo salsa, greens and radishes.  It’s not only delicious,… 

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My BEST Zucchini Recipes, gluten-free and more-free!

Zucchini recipes | In Johnna's Kitchen

It’s the time of year, zucchini is overtaking the garden.  And even if you don’t garden, it’s the time of year when your gardening friends are so zucchini-rich that they are leaving it on your doorstep by the bucketful. Whatcha gonna do with all of that garden fresh goodness?  Well, I’ve got some ideas for… 

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