Tater Tot Crust Quiche

What is your favorite go-to brunch fare? For me, it’s quiche. I love fresh eggs and the versatility of ingredients that a quiche can handle. Today my dish features a gluten-free, tasty twist – a crispy, Tater Tot Crust Quiche! As with all of my recipes, I encourage you to consider them a guideline as…

Christmas in Kentucky Part 1

Look to small town Kentucky for unique, Christmas treasures. Warmed with the holiday spirit, you’ll support family-owned businesses while checking items off your gift list. Click on the town name to find more details on shopping, exploring and dining. MIDWAY Active train tracks run right through the middle of downtown Midway, nestled halfway between Lexington…

The Engine House- A Winchester Hot Spot

The Engine House Pizza Pub takes up residence in, you guessed it, a former fire station. The edifice was erected in 1885 and served as a horse-drawn carriage, fire house. The pub is a favorite gathering place, not only for its interesting history but also the excellent menu! Bob Tabor opened the Engine House deli…

Farmer’s Market Recipes

Spring has sprung with a flourish and ’tis the season to be cooking! Our local farmers are coming to market with a bounty of delicious, garden goodies. I’ve partnered with two friends, Brittany of Her Mise en Place and Lauren May from Must Love Herbs to provide exciting, new recipes for dishes to create with this…

Love Your Downtown- Georgetown, KY

* Family Friendly, Photos by Marie Pullen Photography Looking for a great way to spend your day or weekend? Drive the short distance to Georgetown, Kentucky February 9th through the 23rd and take part in the celebrated Love Your Downtown event. There are a host of restaurants, bakeries, bars, shops and boutiques participating along with…

Visiting Lawrenceburg, KY

*Family Friendly Lawrenceburg is quintessential small-town Kentucky with a surprisingly large number of sights and activities. The downtown district is inviting and easy to navigate with a plethora of delightful, little businesses. I appreciate a town such as Lawrenceburg where residents strive to maintain the provincial ambiance. Buildings with ornate, turn-of-the-century markings entice with seasonal…

Wallace Station- Midway, KY

Dappled with roaming horse farms, a lovely, back-road drive on Old Frankfort Pike will guide you to Midway’s Wallace Station Deli. This nostalgic, little restaurant is home to a former grocery store and gas station, but I’ll touch a bit more on the history after I tempt your palate!   Enjoy dining inside or out…

Pasta Garage & Pivot Brewery

* Family Friendly *Dogs on leashes (Pivot) Photos by Marie Pullen Photography I have been wanting to sink my teeth into some Pasta Garage goodness for weeks. I finally had the opportunity to visit both the Pasta Garage Italian Cafe and Pivot Brewing. These local enterprises are located in Lexington on Delaware Avenue off of…

#Gtown Eats Week- Georgetown, KY

Photos by Marie Pullen Photography When the creators of #GtownEats invited me to write a blog featuring their inaugural food fest, I was thrilled! Downtown Georgetown has an inviting ambiance and such a great vibe. The intricate, historical embellishments adorning the buildings that line the main street are well-kept and preserve the classic ole’ town…

Crave-alicious!

* Family Friendly * Dogs on leashes A wonderful combination of food, music and fun every summer is produced by Smiley Pete in the form of CRAVE. This weekend, August 12th & 13th, 50 local food trucks and restaurants set up at Masterson Station Park to offer delicious morsels of their fares. I have found…