Category Archives: Family

A Saturday in Lexington with the New UK Wildcats

As football nears its college playoff conclusion, it tends to get lost that basketball is well underway. Regardless of UK’s bowl destination, the tip-off of basketball season is always welcomed in the Bluegrass. Coach John Calipari has another crop of … Continue reading

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A Birthday Dinner of Shepherd’s Pie

My 12-year old, Jacy, turned 13 over the Thanksgiving break. I was flattered that he requested I cook him my Shepherd’s Pie and we celebrate at home this year. Of course this means he’ll score heftier portion sizes than served … Continue reading

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Rivalry Game Ends in Rout As Louisville Crushes Kentucky

Blue skies and sunshine were in abundance Saturday in Lexington as in-state rival Louisville visited Kroger Field to take on the Kentucky Wildcats. Optimism was high for a competitive game as the kickoff sailed downfield in this early noon game, … Continue reading

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Wild Turkey Country is a Thanksgiving Must

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! As a food fan, I love me some Thanksgiving. Sure it’s just dinner and such, but any time there is a situation that devotes a chunk of Wednesday to shopping and prep, along with a full day … Continue reading

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Try This Perfect Roasted Chicken

As I cook for five people each night, I’m always on the lookout for tasty recipes involving sizable selects of meat, poultry or pork, that will feed my brood without breaking the checkbook. I know chicken doesn’t exactly get anyone’s … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Boston Butt Pork Roast

Recently I was cruising through the grocery in the meat department and came across a sizable selection of Boston Butt pork roasts priced at $1 a pound. Being that I cook for five on a nightly basis this was right … Continue reading

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A Creole Casserole to Tame the July 4 Masses

I trust everyone had a pleasant July 4. It was a bit of an odd duck, being it fell on a Tuesday. It just felt bizarro going from the weekend, to working Monday, to off Tuesday, and then back at … Continue reading

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