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....

Rainy Day Barbecue Kabobs & Roasted Coleslaw (Recipe)

It's the time of year when people are firing up their grills for summer cookouts, but it's also time for those April showers that drive people indoors - especially in Louisville this year. That...

Afternoon Archive: Entertain your family with a steakhouse night at home

Food & Dining Magazine’s Tim and Lori Laird are our officially accredited Ambassadors of Entertainment, whose “Easy Entertaining” column has been a staple for many the year. Recently we've been running their past columns...

Give turkey leftovers a bit of cheese

With Christmas day behind us, we find ourselves left with piles of leftover wrapping paper and food.  Here's a quick and easy recipe for leftover turkey, originally published along with other great recipes for...

Cooking With Ron: Bountiful Berries

To show you how old I am, I remember when fresh berries were markers of the seasons. Strawberries appeared only at the height of spring, in late May or early June, and heralded the...

Pawpaw season has begun!

I mentioned in the recent F&D recipe story about pawpaws (below) that I would make a point to inform readers when paw paws are available at farmers markets. For two weeks now, I have been...

(Photos, Recipes) Chef Stooksbury and Ballotin Offer "Home Party" Delight at MESA

MESA, A Collaborative Kitchen, 216 Pearl St in New Albany,  is set up like a beautiful home kitchen, and taking a seat at their counter to watch the featured chef of the evening is...
Country ham and cheese pillows

Afternoon Archive: Un-fussy country ham? We have suggestions

A whole country ham is a challenge, but here are some ways to appreciate Kentucky ham’s rich flavors without investing a lot of time and money. Ron Mikulak's 2016 ham exploration was published prior...

Cooking with Ron— Corn

Although the focus of this issue is Bourbon, it is important to know that corn has other uses besides forming the backbone of a Bourbon’s mash bill. In fact, of all the agricultural benefits ensuing...

Edibles & Potables: Elizabeth David and the noble art of food writing

Earlier this year Destinations Booksellers closed after 15 years in business. As a coda of sorts, an extended going-out-of-business sale allowed the regulars their opportunity to share memories with the store's owners and each...