Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Easy Entertaining Encore: “Celebrate With Chocolate”

Lori and Tim Laird are F&D's "entertaining editors at-large," and their insights have absolutely no expiration dates. Accordingly, these chocolate tips are as illuminating now as they were when first published in December, 2014. Who...

Stews to chase the winter blues

Editor's note: The following column by Ron Mikulak is an encore from May 8, 2017, with the notion of chasing the blues away striking me as particularly relevant today.  When winter winds nip at the...

Edibles & Potables: UNESCO’s foodie Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

“The hawker centers are wonderlands of Chinese, Indian, and Malay specialties. It’s like shooting fish in a barrel making food porn in Singapore.” -- Anthony Bourdain in 2017 In Singapore, “hawker culture” refers to 114 food...

Edibles & Potables: A top ten list for “the year when everything changed”

Edibles & Potables debuted on January 5, 2020. It's the weekly F&D slot on Sunday morning, as intended for news and views outside the range of our customary coverage area in metro Louisville. My goal...

Edibles & Potables: “The festive season has summoned every weeping ghost”

 Man shall not live by bread alone, but popcorn and eggnog will suffice until the main courses arrive. Last year on Christmas Eve we watched two holiday-themed films. First came the somber and elegiac The...

Barn8’s Alison Settle has New Year’s braised greens and cornbread recipes

Collard greens are a late-season crop and can be harvested well into winter, making them ideal for holiday eating. Appropriately, collards are a New Year's Day tradition in the American South, along with the dish...

Edibles & Potables: Who invented the (Francophone) fry?

A friture, baraque à frites or friterie (pronounced ) in French-speaking Belgium and Northern France, or frituur or frietkot in Flanders and the Netherlands, also fritkot in French-speaking Belgium and friture or frietkraam in...

Holiday meals for delivery from Home Cuisine

Meal delivery services are where the convenience of dining at home meets restaurant quality. The utility of meal delivery touched numerous bases even before the pandemic, including the obvious benefits for the homebound and...

The Food Literacy Project has an update and a goal for #GivingTuesday

It's always instructive to receive updates from the Food Literacy Project. First, a refresher for first-time browsers. The mission of the Food Literacy Project is youth transforming their communities through food, farming and the...
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Edibles & Potables: Post-Thanksgiving leftovers from all over

"Edibles & Potables" is intended as a Sunday morning glance at news situated beyond our Louisville-area coverage perimeter. Today, potpourri as the Thanksgiving holiday draws to a close. Your correspondent's contribution to leftovers came in...