Over the past few months I’ve become more involved with the Slow Foods group at University of Kentucky. This summer they’re organizing biweekly dinners with a twist. The person hosting the dinner volunteers half a day at one of UK’s research farms, where food for the UK’s CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is grown (check out…… Continue reading Summer Party: Slow Foods Dinner
This weekend the University of Kentucky Slow Foods group visited a local goat cheese farm, Bleugrass Chevre. Susan Miller, runs her farm just 20 miles outside Lexington in Clark County. We were greeted by all the baby goats when we arrived. We then met Susan and she took us to her kitchen and told us how…… Continue reading Bleugrass Chevre: A Goat Cheese Farm Tour
A few weeks ago I went to a class at William’s Sonoma Cooking Store on how to cook grains. One dish that stuck out to me was the Herbed Quinoa & Red Rice Stuffing. It’s sold out on their website, even at $14 a box, which only makes a 9X13 pan. I knew I could…… Continue reading Quinoa & Red Rice Stuffing Recipe: Vegetarian, Vegan, & Gluten Free
A fun afternoon at Appleberry Farm in Cross Plains, Wisconsin.
Hot summers with rain brings sweet corn! I’ve been wanting to make this tart for a while, from my Modern Baker book. I like cornbread and I also like corn pudding, so I thought this would be a dish that’s a mix of the two. This is a dish that can be transformed several ways.…… Continue reading Corn Pudding Tart
I learned this tip from Re-Nest, a network dedicated to increasing a whole way of living. Except they used grapefruit. After making some strawberry lemonade, I took the lemons and cleaned my tub! Here’s what you need… Lemons Salt Water Scrub Brush (optional) 1. Sprinkle a generous amount of salt in the tub. 2. Take…… Continue reading Cleaning with Lemons
This weekend Katrina took part in the University of Kentucky’s graduation commencement. It was done a little different this year because all of the colleges went at once. This added to much confusion, but it was still quite the occasion. Beforehand, we met her family at her mother’s house for a light brunch with fruit,…… Continue reading Graduation & Breakfast Strata