Take this opportunity to explore your own back yard in Kentucky with me. There is so much to see and do in our beautiful Bluegrass state! Put on your hiking boots, lil' black dress or shorts and t-shirt and come exploring with me!
Photos by Marie Pullen Photography Ever since attending the Crave Food Festival last summer and wrapping my taste buds around the best street corn from Bella Notte I have ever savored, I've wanted to prepare this delicious dish for myself! Best ever Street Corn from Belle Notte at CRAVE! I’ve strategically posted this recipe as there is no better time than right NOW to get super sweet corn on the cob from your local farmer's plump harvest. I’ve tried a few recipes and though
In honor of the recent National Farmers Markets Week, I'm highlighting a local farmer to share with you. There are so many excellent agricultural operations in the Bluegrass area it’s difficult to decide on just one. But I have to start somewhere and to be sure, I’ll feature more! Triple J Farm is a family-owned fruit and vegetable enterprise, with farm-raised beef and free range egg production. Located in Georgetown, Kentucky, the Triple J's namesake stems from the three ch
Photos by Marie Pullen Photography *Family Friendly *Pets on leashes welcome Fresh salsa is a marvelous blend of all things Summer! Salsa is easy to make as it’s just a matter of chopping and mixing things together. In my opinion, nothing is better than a fresh salsa made with locally grown ingredients. And of course summer is prime time when the tomatoes on the vine ripen to perfection. In reading my blog you know I am a diehard advocate of Farmers Markets. Toiling the soil
One year anniversary encore!! I started my blog one year ago today with the blog below featuring the Lexington Farmers Market, it was and still is the best in town! Be sure to drop by and visit every Saturday. Since this first blog, they've added the Lexington Makers Market as well with hand made items by totally talented local artists! I hope you enjoy reading my blog as much as I enjoy writing it. I've learned so much, met so many great people and experienced so many wonder
* Family Friendly * Dogs on leashes welcome Photos by Marie Pullen Photography The age-old idea, "know your farmer, know your food" is not lost on many a well-informed & conscientious Kentuckian. These days we've become so accustomed to the numerous "big-box" stores that we often lose sight of the valuable local farmer, producer & culinary artisan. When was the last time you visited a store where the owners were present to answer questions & serve you personally? It's a uni