Sunday, January 17, 2021

Easy Entertaining: Celebrate With Chocolate

Who doesn’t like chocolate? Or holidays? Well we have a reason to celebrate then because there are no less than 42 official Chocolate Holidays during the year. And the winter season has a few...
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...

F&D Recommends Jamaican Jerk Chicken at the Kentucky Reggae Festival (recipe included)

Certain foods bring more to the table than just their good taste. Some foods evoke a range of sensory connections that tie us to experiences and memories. For me, when I eat the foods of...

Cooking at the Cottage’s new website has a full slate of cooking classes

Here at Food & Dining Magazine, we receive our fair share of daily e-mail. It's a mystery to me how we ever became subscribed to PR agencies offering breathless descriptions of hotel openings in...

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...

Easy Entertaining: Mexican Fiesta

Here’s a party idea perfect for when the weather begins to chill. Take a trip to Mexico without ever leaving your home. Here are a few easy recipes that are delicious, filling and very affordable....

Chef Ouita Michel’s first cookbook is coming soon

Chef Ouita Michel featured prominently in Monday's culinary news cycle, as she has authored her first cookbook with collaborators Sara Gibbs and Genie Graf. Just a Few Miles South: Timeless Recipes from our Favorite Places...

(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...

Cooking with Ron—Stews to Chase the Winter Blues

When winter winds nip at the nose, when the clouds spit snow and puddles freeze – that is the time for comforting meals of stew in steaming bowls accompanied by chunks of crusty bread. Stews...