Easy Entertaining — Cajun Crawfish Boil…Made Easy

Up here, north of Bayou Country, Cajun food is party food, the mark of a celebration that includes spicy sausage and seafood, rice and okra, catfish, gumbo, maque choux... And the epitome of Cajun party...

Cooking with Ron: Home cooking — Then and Now

Recently, a neighbor stopped by to give me a little gift, just something she had found while going through her files that she was sure I would be interested in. She presented me with...

Easy Entertaining— Cooking with Bourbon

With the growing emphasis on using local ingredients whenever possible in cooking, it is only natural that restaurant chefs would experiment with uses for Bourbon, a local product with a long and storied history...

Taste of the Bluegrass Trail: Pine Mountain Took My Breath Away

Naturalist Keith Bowling told me Pine Mountain was the first state park in Kentucky, and I discovered it’s also the furthest stop from Louisville on the Taste of the Bluegrass Culinary Trail. You might...

Cooking with Ron—Stews to Chase the Winter Blues

When winter winds nip at the nose, when the clouds spit snow and puddles freeze – that is the time for comforting meals of stew in steaming bowls accompanied by chunks of crusty bread. Stews...

Easy Entertaining — A Lobster Feast (party planning & recipes)

Ask anyone who has seen Woody Allen’s “Annie Hall” knows, cooking whole live lobsters can be intimidating. But we’ve taken the fear out of the process by providing easy steps to properly cook lobsters,...

Butchertown Grocery Releases Fall Menu

Butchertown Grocery (BG), 1076 E Washington St offers a rotating seasonal menu and has released their fall menu. While you'll still find some favorite entreés and desserts on the menu, new items such as pumpkin muffins,...

Easy Entertaining — Celebration Dishes

Originally published in the Winter 2015 issue of Food & Dining Magazine. The holidays call for celebratory dishes, special occasion favorite foods which evoke wonderful sights and aromas when getting together with family and friends. Everyone has...

MESA, A Collaborative Kitchen Now Offers Incubator Space and Catering

MESA, A Collaborative Kitchen, 216 Pearl St, in New Albany recently launched two new programs at its high-end studio kitchen: an incubator program for start-up businesses and catering from MESA chefs.   The incubator program...

(Audio Interviews, Recipes) Celebrity Chef Michelle Bernstein Talks with Comedian, Foodie Mike Glazer

Comedian, writer Mike Glazer (HBO, Food Network, Funny or Die, BuzzFeed, FOX, truTV, FUSE, High Times, Fullscreen, The Chive, CBS, UCB Theatre, and Second City Chicago ) won third place on America's Worst Cooks in 2014...

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