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...

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...

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...

Chimichurri and Baked Cheese Grits Recipe

There’s not much good about a bad economy. Many of us are paying now for pleasures we enjoyed months or even years ago, when we had no idea the brakes were on and we...
Country ham and cheese pillows

Cooking with Ron: Un-fussy Country Ham

A whole ham is a challenge, but here are some ways to appreciate Kentucky ham’s rich flavors without investing a lot of time and money. Everyone should go to a real Derby party blow-out at...

Easy Entertaining — Hot Dogs & Board Games

Sometimes entertaining isn't about the most complicated recipes and chic tableware. It’s about getting together with people you like without having to spend hours of preparation. Keeping it easy and fun is as simple as hot dogs...

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)...

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...

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...

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...