October 28, 2012 - 1:40pm
Go behind the scenes at the Brown Hotel’s kitchen
One of my favorite things to do when I travel is to take cooking classes. But somehow I’d never managed to take one here in our own fair city. And honestly, some of those I’d heard of seemed not quite my style – I don’t need to learn how to use chicken breast five ways. More...
August 6, 2009 - 6:37pm
Learn to can and preserve food this Saturday, August 8, with Stone Soup Community Kitchen
Many of us who grew up in Kentucky may have memories of going down into our grandparents' cellar to retrieve a jar of green beans, canned the previous summer. I know I do. I also remember the sinister hiss of the pressure cooker as my grandma went about the mysterious business of transforming...
June 21, 2009 - 10:48am
In the basket this week -- candy onions, Siberian kale, green onions, two baby lettuces, cucumber, zucchini, arrowhead cabbage and lemon thyme
Tis the season to bring home food I would never purposely buy, and figure out what to do with it. Our farm share with Misty Meadows Farm (http://www.mistymeadowsfarm.vpweb.com/) has started up again. This means that instead of planning menus and then grocery shopping in search of ingredients every...
June 18, 2009 - 6:55am
Do you know about the Spice Merchant?
I usually buy spices at Lotsa Pasta. I like that you can buy them in small quantities – they’re more affordable, and less goes to waste that way. But armed with a spice shopping list a mile long last week to make a Moroccan tomato jam, I came up nearly empty-handed at Lotsa Pasta. Not since I lived...
June 7, 2009 - 9:40am
Starring this week at Louisville farmer’s markets: radishes
Farmer’s markets are starting to swing around Louisville now. I can’t stay away, even when it’s just eggs, over-wintered greens and green tomatoes. But I was gone for a couple of weeks and voila!