Thursday, April 22, 2021

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....

Cooking with Ron — Lenten Fish Ideas (recipes)

Our Ron Mikulak considers two questions. First, how did Lenten Friday's piscatorial calendrical tradition begin? And second, besides, frying it in oil, what are some other ways to cook fish? I remember from my childhood...

Afternoon Archive: A hankering for biscotti with after-dinner espresso

Biscotti strike me as the perfect adult cookie. The Italian provenance gives them a slightly cosmopolitan aura, but it is the crunchy, sandy texture, its not-too-sweet flavor, its unusual shape, which makes it perfect...

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...
Bar Tools

Set up your Home Bar in time for Derby Parties.

Many of us host parties during Derby Season and from the entertaining front, the home bar is the center of attention. Here is a guide to help you get that home bar up and running. For...

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)...

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...

Afternoon Archive: For starters, earthy salbutes are addictive

Stuffed or topped? No matter, because salbutes are delicious. As of June 22, the Mayan Cafe has reopened for dining inside; read the restaurant's moving letter to Louisville at the web site. The Mayan...

Afternoon Archive: Get on the gravy train

Gravy? It's what makes comfort food comforting. Gravy is such an accepted aspect of American cookery that the word – and the food concept behind it – has embedded itself in the American idiom. Boomerang...

Edibles & Potables: The burgoomeister, his burgoo, and your happiness

Today's Jeopardy! category is "Indigenous Stews." In sourdough baking, a living culture of yeast is refreshed daily, living from loaf to loaf, and sometimes from generation to generation. For Kentucky “burgoomeisters” like Russ (Kennedy), culture...