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Asparagus-Country Ham Tart

Asparagus is to spring what country ham is to brunch. Put the two together and you have the perfect start to an elegant, late morning meal

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Morels are perfectly camouflaged

Dana McMahan

Dreaming of Morel Season

One of the many delicious things about living in Kentucky is we have prized delicacies like the morel mushroom literally growing in people's backyards. more »

Jan 27, 2013 by in 120 Eats (6 Comments)

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Mint Julep Kuka

Found in many of the old bakeries in Louisville, kukas are a popular brunch treat. This recipe adds a delightful Derby twist to the dish. more »

Mar 28, 2014 in Recipes (1 Comments)

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Buttery Beer Bread & Country Ham Spread

Beer in bread and country ham as spread? It doesn’t get much more macho than that. more »

Feb 25, 2014 in Recipes (1 Comments)

Man Behind the Munchies

Guy grub gets an awesome upgrade thanks to Chris Ross of Louisville’s Bristol Catering and the Highlands Bristol Bar & Grille more »

Feb 25, 2014 in People

Tasty Tours

Louisville's City Taste Tours and Lexington's Bleu Plate Tours serve up culinary and culture. more »

Jul 27, 2012 by in Places

Mac and cheese goes gourmet at La Coop: Bistro a Vins

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The Food Renaissance in New Louisville

Restaurants invigorate commerce and culture in the city's NuLu District more »

Apr 26, 2013 by in Featured


Bluegrass Brewskis

Bourbon isn't the only libation worthy of its own tourism trail and celebratory events. The craft beer movement is burgeoning in Kentucky. more »

Feb 20, 2013 by in Places

Paula's Hot Biscuit

Dana McMahan

In Search of Surprises

Local businesses thrive in the face of the steamroller that is our modern consumer culture. Two such treasures were recently "discovered" in Hodgenville. more »

Jan 14, 2014 by in 120 Eats

Sarah Dills


Multigenerational, small town grocery store builds reputation one product at a time more »

Apr 26, 2013 by in Featured

Cindi Jo’s Carrot Cake Roll with Bourbon-Infused Cream Cheese

2013 Recipe Contest winner for the dessert category more »

Apr 26, 2013 in Recipes

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Chicken Braised with White Wine

Vino, olives, tomatoes and capers impart a complexity of flavors to chicken breasts in this simple yet sophisticated entrée. more »

Jan 28, 2014 by in Recipes

Espresso-Rubbed Strip Steaks with a Cherry Balsamic Reduction

Grand prize winner of the 2013 Recipe Contest more »

Apr 26, 2013 in Recipes

Cathy’s Roasted Corn Edamame Salad

2013 recipe contest winner for the side dishes category more »

Jan 27, 2014 in Recipes

Spanish Pimento Cheese

Pimento cheese gets an international makeover with the addition of Marcona almonds, Manchego cheese and piquillo peppers. This simple recipe produces bold flavors ideal for game day get-togethers. more »

Feb 20, 2013 in Recipes (2 Comments)

The Passionate Path

Brigitte Nguyen traded in her calculator and her California ZIP code for a chef's hat and a home in the Bluegrass State more »

Sep 20, 2013 in Featured

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Ale-8-One Thyme Biscuits

Invented by G.L. Wainscott and bottled in Winchester since 1926, Kentucky’s soft drink, Ale-8-One, adds a hint of ginger-citrus sparkle to biscuits. more »

Nov 18, 2013 in Recipes

Creative Culinarion

Janine Washle of CloverField Farms & Kitchen in Big Clifty lends her tasty talents to Kentucky Monthly. more »

Feb 20, 2013 in | FOOD |

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