Saturday, September 19, 2020
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...
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...

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...

Afternoon Archive: Locally-grown tomatoes in season are sublime

Earlier this afternoon Ron Mikulak wrote about getting your tomatoes into the ground. In this missive from the Food & Dining Magazine archive, he offers tips on how to use them once they're ripened,...

Recover From Derby With A Taco Party for Cinco De Mayo (Taco Luchador Recipe...

Tomorrow is D-Day. The day when hordes of tourists descend upon our river shores and city with ferocity. Of course I’m referring to the Kentucky Derby, but let us not forget this chaos will...

Cooking with Ron — 4 Warming Soups (recipes)

When dusk starts to obscure the day at 4:30, when that cool autumn breeze turns into a face-chilling Arctic blast, when you curse yourself in the morning for forgetting your gloves as your fingers...

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...

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...

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...

Easy Entertaining — Farmers’ Market Inspired Elegant but Easy Summer Party

We like what late summer here in the Ohio Valley provides us for parties — long, lazy afternoons and evenings; patios and decks ideal for grilling and eating al fresco; sitting in the dark...