Easy Entertaining — Chopped F&D Style (Recipes)

When we throw a Derby party, we think big. We have been collaborating for our Easy Entertaining parties with local chefs for over 10 years, and they have given us many great food ideas....

Recover From Derby With A Taco Party for Cinco De Mayo (Taco Luchador Recipe...

Tomorrow is D-Day. The day when hordes of tourists descend upon our river shores and city with ferocity. Of course I’m referring to the Kentucky Derby, but let us not forget this chaos will...

Afternoon Archive: In search of Jamaican Jerk Chicken

The 2020 the Four Roses Kentucky Reggae Festival (presented by Bath Fitter) has been postponed to a later date owing to COVID-19. However, the coronavirus simply cannot prevent the Jamaican Jerk Marinade (with chicken)...

You don’t need a crowd to grill outside the box

Tim and Lori Laird are Food & Dining Magazine's officially designated Entertaining Editors-at-Large, the writers of our "Easy Entertaining" column, and in essence professional crowd-pleasers. At the present time America is quelling crowds to corral...

Cooking with Ron — Fall Foods From the Tree (recipes)

Not so very long ago, fruits and vegetables appeared in markets seasonally - when the food was ripe and tastiest. Strawberries for a few weeks in spring. Sweet peaches and juicy tomatoes during the...

Cooking with Ron — 4 Warming Soups (recipes)

When dusk starts to obscure the day at 4:30, when that cool autumn breeze turns into a face-chilling Arctic blast, when you curse yourself in the morning for forgetting your gloves as your fingers...

Afternoon Archive: Ron’s do-it-yourself weekend brunch

It's an "Afternoon Archive" when we thumb through past print editions of Food & Dining Magazine and take another look. In this pandemic-mandated period of social distancing, one can't help noticing how socially communal...

Easy Entertaining—Tailgating in the Comfort of Your Own Home

Tailgating is always a fun occasion to get friends together to cheer on your favorite teams. In the winter months football is still in season with the Big Game coming in February, and basketball...

Afternoon Archive: Taco night is colorful, fun and easy — just add tequila

Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow ... that's right, literally #TacoTuesday. Today's (early) Afternoon Archive provides a few suggestions for those aiming to celebrate at home.  --- Who doesn’t love tacos? The mere mention of the word...
Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Cooking with Ron — Summer Farm Markets Are the Recipe For A Vegan Paradise...

Summer in Louisville is a Vegan Paradise Summer! What a wonderful time it must be to be a vegan in Louisville. I am not a vegan (one philosophically and morally committed to avoiding consuming any...