Quick, easy, fool-proof, crowd-pleasing. My criteria for a recipe these days, especially during the summer when I don’t want to spend much time in the kitchen.
Food Principles 101: the quality of the food we prepare begins with the quality of the ingredients that go into it. But how many besides me have noticed that the fruit and produce in grocery stores does not taste as good as it used to?
Brunches and lunches are perfect for casual spring entertaining – Easter, wedding showers, baby showers, graduation celebrations, or an afternoon at steeplechases. But it’s a lot more fun to have company come for lunch or brunch when you are not frantically getting ready for them on the morning of the party.
Mint Juleps and The Kentucky Derby – you cannot hardly think of one without the other. But did you know that there is also a traditional Kentucky Derby sandwich?
The Louisville Hot Brown is named after the Brown Hotel in Louisville, which first served the sandwich in the 1920s. It is a delicious open-faced turkey sandwich, topped with bacon, tomato and Mornay sauce.