Easy Entertaining: Honey

September is National Honey Month, which is as good hook as any for a timely story, but also a good opportunity to remind ourselves of what a remarkable food honey is all year round....

Logan Street Market Plans New Food Haven for Food Desert

The Phoenix Hill neighborhood is getting a new market, and it’s slated to open early next year on the corner of Logan and Kentucky St.  According to the Logan Street Market website,  the 25,000...

In The Mix

Although mixers are an instrumental part of building a delicious cocktail, the wrong mix can turn a good spirit into a bad cocktail. When I speak about cocktails, I always emphasize balance because you want...

MasterChef Winner Gerron Hurt Shares His Favorite Holiday Recipes

While we love entertaining and food prepping for our parties ourselves, we never turn down the chance to have chefs join us. Easy Entertaining By Tim & Lori Laird | Photos by Dan Dry  Winter 2018...

Easy Entertaining: Celebrate With Chocolate

Who doesn’t like chocolate? Or holidays? Well we have a reason to celebrate then because there are no less than 42 official Chocolate Holidays during the year. And the winter season has a few...

Taste of the Bluegrass Trail: Blue Licks Battlefield Offers History and a Quiet Get...

According to the State Parks website, “On August 19, 1782, nearly seventy Kentuckians died in what some historians have called the “Last Battle of the American Revolution.” While that claim is debatable, the struggle...

Cooking with Ron—Nashville Hot Chicken

Suddenly, Nashville-style hot chicken is popping up all over in the form of new restaurants or as menu items at others such as KFC and O’Charley’s. In Louisville, Joella’s Hot Chicken and Royals Hot...

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...

Burgoo — A Kentucky Original

Many Derby visitors hope to dine on regional delights like country ham on beaten biscuits, Benedictine sandwiches, beef tenderloin served with Henry Bain’s sauce (if someone offers you a jar as a gift, take...

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...

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