Copper & Kings Cookbook Features Dishes by Portage House & Fat Lamb’s Dallas McGarity

Dallas McGarity, owner and executive chef of Portage House and The Fat Lamb, worked with Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. to release a "Take Me to the River," a full cookbook, which is now available...

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....
Grilled steak salad with Vietnamese flavors

Here’s the Beef — Eat local (recipe included)

Though you can’t tell it by the Toyotas and the UPS trucks, perhaps, Kentucky is an agriculture state. Though manufacturing, services, mining and other industries contribute their part, Kentucky ranks fifth in the country in the...

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...

Easy Entertaining — Home for the Holidays

Holidays can be stressful. End-of-year entertaining can present special challenges that don't plague your average host during less hectic seasons. With the never-ending parade of office celebrations, neighborhood gatherings and family functions, holiday parties often seem...

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...

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...

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...

Garden of Gourds

Summer squash–zucchini and its relatives in the cucurbita family–strike me as the Rodney Dangerfield of vegetables: they “don’t get no respect.” Backyard garden standards nearly as common as tomatoes, ubiquitous at farmers markets, summer...

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...