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…

Elmwood Stock Farm Organic Vegetable CSA

This fall I had the good fortune of procuring an organic vegetable CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) basket from Elmwood Stock Farm in Georgetown, KY. This farm is owned and operated by a Kentucky family who has been cultivating in this region for over six generations. I was particularly excited about this cache because despite my assumption,…

Recipes of Summer II

I received such great feedback from my first Recipes of Summer blog that I just had to offer you one more! This is a perfect time of year to enjoy the freshest locally harvested produce. No matter your preferences, I know you’ll find something in these summer recipe blogs that tickles your fancy. Some require…

Recipes of Summer

Public service announcement: If you hate it when bloggers write on and on about their inspiration or narrate stories before actually giving you a recipe, this is your opportunity to scroll down to the first photo of ingredients, pick up a fork and dive right in! Follow me on social media and you well know…

Seasonal Bourbon Cocktails

Photos by Marie Pullen Photography   The distilling of aged Kentucky bourbon has become a burgeoning industry in the past few years. If you are interested in sampling, now is the time. Most everyone offers tours and tastings, so grab your bourbon passports at any participating venue and let’s get stamping! Accordingly, this week I’d…

The Old Fashioned

Photo by Marie Pullen Photography Okay, I gotta admit, I wasn’t much of a bourbon enthusiast until just a few years ago. The current boom Kentucky is experiencing in large and small, local batch bourbon production is offering the inquisitive palate many an enticing opportunity to explore. I’ve always loved the aroma of bourbon; pleasantly…

Rooty Soup

Baby, it’s cold outside! So when you’re hunkered down for the weekend or a snow day, this is the perfect soup to make! Bonus, it’s low in net carbs with only 3 potatoes in the entire recipe! Makes 6 servings.   Photo by Marie Pullen Photography   You’ll need: 1 lg sweet onion 3 med…

Roasted Tomatoes with Sauteed Buttah Beans

Visit the Lexington Farmers Market to get many of the ingredients locally for this super yummy dish! Ingredients: Triple J’s Farm Cherry Tomatoes- 1 pint Feta Cheese or cheese of your choice 1 can Butter Beans or beans of your choice Stuarto’s Lemon Olive Oil Stuarto’s “Olive Oil’s Best Friend” seasoning (or other Italian seasoning…