One year for Christmas, my aunt and uncle constructed a homemade, Grisanti-themed version of the party game Apples to Apples called, charmingly, Olives to Olives. The nouns were a dizzying collection of inside jokes from the generation above me. My … Continue reading
A few weeks back, Steve (the boyfriend/partner/collaborator) and I went to Mark’s Feed Store. I love Mark’s. What Louisville carnivore doesn’t? I usually get the chicken, but occasionally I’ll go for the pork. And the sauce – oh, the sauce. … Continue reading
Two weeks before things fell apart, I decided to make cookies. It was almost Christmas – the first Christmas in 30 years I would be spending away from home. I hadn’t lived in Louisville for a decade (not counting my … Continue reading
“I also need to give credit to Martha Stewart. I started getting a subscription to her magazine when I was about 15 years old. Martha Stewart made me feel like, ‘I just want to make stuff.’” Bio: Cake designer. Creator … Continue reading
The buy local, farm-to-table scene in Louisville was born as the unlikely fraternal twin of modernized mass transit in the River City.
“Obviously, being put on the spot to produce something new every time is quite an endeavor. Honestly, at times it can be very daunting, with schedules and all. But, really, it’s beer. We make beer. I love it, my partners … Continue reading
Simon Mwendapeke Tshitimana, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, laid out his produce on the table at the Bluegrass Global Growers Market: eggplant; tomatoes; a pumpkin-like green squash; and roselle, a sour perennial herb common to African … Continue reading
I like to think I have a nomadic soul. If given the chance, I feel I could quite easily muster enough romance to embrace a sunset with nothing but a steely glint in my eye and a lonely song in … Continue reading