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#LocalFoodieFriday: Taco Luchador

#LocalFoodieFriday: Taco Luchador

It’s time for another #LocalFoodieFriday! This time, we’re taking a trip to one of my favorite local chains. Taco Luchador is the brainchild of two masterful chefs that were born in Havana, Cuba and call Louisville home. Fernando and Yaniel Martinez are the masterminds behind 

Nadiya’s Stovetop Skillet Cookie

Nadiya’s Stovetop Skillet Cookie

Hello hello, how’s your quarantine?? Hopefully someone is reading this in the future past 2020 and is thinking “what quarantine?” In which case, CONGRATULATIONS, you’re not confined to your house for months on end eating skillet cookie after skillet cookie! For those of us suffering 

Sweet Tea Sunday: June 28, 2020

Sweet Tea Sunday: June 28, 2020

Arrest the murderers of Breonna Taylor. That’s it. That’s the blog post. Oh you need resources? I’ve got resources. Follow the links below to help create meaningful change, and keep protesting for a better future for ALL. Action Network Petition Change.org Petition Standwithbre.com What “defunding 

#LocalFoodieFriday: Louisville Cream

#LocalFoodieFriday: Louisville Cream

Hey y’all, and welcome back to another #LocalFoodieFriday – the first in a while! Coronavirus tried its hardest to bring the local food scene down, but Louisvillians are stronger than that. We’re also stronger than racism and hate, which is why I have decided to 

Italy: Risotto

Italy: Risotto

Buongiorno! Today’s recipe is a special one to me, because it’s the first one in my #GentGoesGlobal series that I learned to cook straight from the source. Before coronavirus attacked and ruined everything good about the world, my Italian sister-in-law was spending some time in 

Japan: Omuraisu

Japan: Omuraisu

Sometimes recipes pop up in the most delightfully random ways. On Queer Eye: We’re In Japan! Antoni teaches one of the makeover subjects to make omuraisu because his wife has always dreamed of him making her favorite dish for her. It’s a simple way to 

Sweet Tea Syrup

Sweet Tea Syrup

One of my favorite things – and part of the reason I started my #GentGoesGlobal series – is discovering cross-cultural connections. Learning about the similarities that cultures share in regards to food fills me with so much joy and wonder. These similarities develop in a 

Russia: Medovik

Russia: Medovik

What is medovik? Well, for starters, medovik is a challenge. As I mentioned in my post about my award-losing chocolate chip cookies, I hate competition. But what I love is a good personal challenge. That’s why I started following the 52 Weeks of Cooking subreddit. 

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I was so excited to call these my Award-Winning Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. But guess what? THEY AREN’T. Earlier in the year, I took what was a huge leap for me and entered the Kentucky State Fair for the first time. It’s something that 

Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies

Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies

These Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies contain something that was never personally part of my childhood memories: cranberries themselves! It may sound strange, but cranberry sauce was not a holiday staple in my family. To this day, it’s not included in our festive spreads. Corn, mashed potatoes,