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Humor — So why shouldn’t veggies glow in the dark?

It is no secret that guys avoid eating fruits and vegetables whenever possible. And who can blame them? Frankly, eating produce can be extremely dangerous. Nature has spent millions of years equipping her plants with...
Grilled steak salad with Vietnamese flavors

Here’s the Beef — Eat local (recipe included)

Though you can’t tell it by the Toyotas and the UPS trucks, perhaps, Kentucky is an agriculture state. Though manufacturing, services, mining and other industries contribute their part, Kentucky ranks fifth in the country in the...

Humor — Thankspigging: the beginning of a new tradition.

The Thankspigging Manifesto. On November twenty-something, most Americans will sit down to a Thanksgiving dinner. They will eat turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, dressings and casseroles. They will finish with pumpkin pie, wipe their mouths,...

John Varanese’s Big Night in the Big Apple at the Beard House

A lot is made of a chef’s journey to cook at the James Beard House in Manhattan — and for good reason. It’s the showplace for America’s culinary talent. But any visitor to the kitchen...

Guaca Mole “en Fuego”

For those of you who chose French over Spanish in high school, The translated title of this terrific story is Guaca Mole on Fire. (So there you have it … all the Spanish we know...

Old World Character with a New Age Spirit – Dumante Verdenoce

Have you tried Dumante, that ancient nutty liqueur sipped for ages in pistachio groves of Sicily? Don’t feel bad if you haven’t, because Dumante has only been out since Fall of 2007, although its rich,...

Humor — A Modest Proposal

Opinion is divided regarding the Food Network on cable television these days. Some complain that it has gotten away from its roots. Instead of a real chef in a real kitchen cooking real food, critics...

Humor — Source This!

If you are growing weary of hyper-descriptive menus making implausible claims about the ancestry of their radishes, you are not alone. I too have noticed this escalating trend, which results in turgid descriptions like...

365 Days of Chocolate

The little girl who learned to cook in her grandmother's New Mexican kitchen has grown up to bring a sophisticated option to the candy connoisseurs of Louisville Metro. A few years ago, 29 year-old Erika Chavez-Graziano...

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