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Anatomy of a Classic

Tomato and White Bread Salad with Mayonnaise Dressing

Tomatoes two ways—fresh and pickled—star in chef Edward Lee’s ode to a Southern summer staple

Recipes

The Spread to Beat in Louisville this Year

Benedictine, the classic Kentucky recipe, gets a dill pickle update

Travel

Hit the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Six reasons (beyond the obvious: tastings!) to plan a high-spirited trip through the Bluegrass State

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Food & Drink

Freight House Beer Cheese

Just two ingredients, plus a few flavorings, are all you need for classic Kentucky beer cheese dip

Travel

My Town: Jon Carloftis’ Lexington, Kentucky

The world-renowned landscape designer shares his favorite hometown haunts

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Gardens

Inside A Kentucky Mountainside Garden

A young garden designer adds his signature touch to a landscape decades in the making

Recipe

Kentucky Hot Browns

No matter how you slice it, this classic will feed—and please—a crowd

Goings-On

Man o’ War’s Lasting Legacy

A new exhibit in Lexington celebrates the most famous racehorse that ever was

Drinks

Bourbon Country’s Brandy Rebels

Louisville distillery Copper & Kings is making noise with its own kind of spirit

Food & Drink

A Country Ham Birthday

Col. Bill Newsom’s Aged Kentucky Country Hams celebrates its 100th birthday

Adventures

Road Trips: Kentucky’s Dixie Highway

Natural wonders and whiskey heritage on a storied Kentucky highway

My Town

Julian Van Winkle’s Louisville, Kentucky

In honor of national bourbon month, we asked Van Winkle to take us on a tour of his whiskey-soaked hometown

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Food & Drink

Keeping Country Ham Tradition Alive in Kentucky

Helping preserve the age-old custom of salt-cured meat for a new generation

Travel

Wild South: Cumberland Falls “Moonbow”

There are only two places in the world where you can see this phenomenon with some regularity—and one of them is right here in the South

Travel

A Mint Julep Drinker’s Guide to Louisville

When in bourbon country, these four bars and restaurants will do you—and your mint julep—proud

Home & Garden

Two Centuries of Julep Cups

A Kentucky couple put their antique julep cups to good — and frequent — use

Anatomy of a Classic

Pan-Roasted Chicken Breasts with Semolina Dumplings

Louisville chef Annie Pettry’s riff on chicken and dumplings blends Southern comfort with unexpected flavors

Food & Drink

Spirit of the Season

Three bourbons to give for the holidays

Entertaining

Inside Look: Lexington’s Chic New Entertaining Space

A burned-out industrial warehouse is transformed into a sophisticated first-class event venue

Food & Drink

The Art of the Beaten Biscuit

A perfect partner for your country ham