Author: Kenneth L. Kieser

Kansas women are exploring hunting and fishing like never before. Jessica White, founder and CEO of Wander Woman Kansas, has put together programs that have the ladies catfishing, deer hunting, shooting geese and other activities that many have never experienced. Melissa Mitchell and Laura Hestwood both worked the Wander Woman Kansas booth at two sports shows this winter where women, wanting to try outdoor sports, flocked. Some may have a hunting and fishing background but just want to join the group where friendships are made and adventures are cherished. “We welcome women from 18 to 80 years old,” Mitchell said.…

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  Unflavored gelatin — Powdered with no flavor, this type of gelatin can be found at most grocery stores. It must usually be heated with liquid to dissolve and activate it. A gem for firming up any flavor of desserts (think cheesecakes, cream pies, puddings and more), it can also be used in homemade yogurt, as a booster in bone broth or cold soups, dips and savory molds, like aspic or seafood mousse. Gelatin sheets — While not commonly found at the grocery store, thin gelatin sheets can be purchased at specialty and baking stores and online, sold in various…

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Very Berry Gelatin Mold Real fruit juice and fresh berries make this a flavorful,yet light and refreshing dessert to serve all spring and summer long. 2 pkgs. unflavored gelatin1/2 cup granulated sugar3 cups cranberry juice or cranberry juice blend (such as cran-raspberry)2 Tbsp. lemon juice2 cups fresh halved strawberries2 cups fresh blueberriesWhipped cream or topping for garnish (if desired) In a large saucepan, mix together the two packages of gelatin and the sugar. Mix in 1 cup of the cranberry juice, and heat on low, stirring, until the gelatin has dissolved. Off the heat, mix in the remainder of…

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AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety reports that incorrectly secured cargo is responsible for more than 25,000 crashes and nearly 90 fatalities in the United States each year. Nearly two-thirds of debris-related crashes are the result of items falling from a vehicle because of improper maintenance and unsecured loads. More than one in three crashes involving debris occur between 10 a.m. and 3:59 p.m., when many people are on the road hauling or moving heavy items like furniture or construction equipment. With more than 40 million people moving each year and 80% of those packing up and hitting the road between…

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