Food & Drink

Pimiento Blue Cheese

Whether used as a dip, on a salad, or spread on a burger, Ouita Michel’s spin on pimiento cheese is a showstopper

Food & Drink

Roasted Sweet Potato, Gruyère, and Caramelized Onion Quiche

This recipe from Ouita Michel’s kitchen takes advantage of a sweet potato bumper crop

Food & Drink

Bourbon Trail Chili

Ouita Michel’s go-to chili recipe tastes like Kentucky in a bowl

Food & Drink

A Kentucky Cookbook for the Ages

The beloved Bluegrass State chef Ouita Michel’s first cookbook is designed to be a family heirloom


Punching Up the Harvey Wallbanger

Louisville’s High Horse doesn’t take its cocktails too seriously, as this big-batch spin on the modern classic makes clear

Southern Heroes

Wendell Berry: The Poet of Place

A conversation, in letters, with one of the South’s most vital voices

Our Kind of Place

My Old Kentucky Store

A country outpost gives a poet an education no book could provide

Arts & Culture

Fifty Years of Appalachian Arts

Whitesburg, Kentucky’s Appalshop celebrates a milestone of preserving the culture of the Southern mountains

Arts & Culture

A Big Party for Tiny Horses

BreyerFest at Lexington, Kentucky’s Horse Park celebrates the famous model horses—and the real ones that inspire them

Arts & Culture

Kentucky Derby by the Numbers

Highlights from one hundred forty-five years of history

Ask G&G

Kentucky Trifecta

Bourbon wars, Derby nerves,
and Bluegrass shade


Castle & Key Distillery’s Bluegrass Revival

A Kentucky bourbon landmark springs back to life


An Angel’s Share in Kentucky

On the menu at chef Sara Bradley’s Paducah restaurant: hundreds of bourbons from her private stash

Food & Drink

Beer Cheese Buttermilk Biscuits

Biscuit dough spiked with flavorful beer cheese makes for a great comfort-food pairing

Food & Drink

Bourbon-Spiked Beer Cheese

A classic cheese spread gets the boilermaker treatment


Kentucky’s Favorite Mixer Goes Big

Ale-8-One, the soft drink born in Winchester, Kentucky, is now available across the South

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G&G Celebrates 225 Years of Kentucky

An unforgettable night of Kentucky bourbon, food, and music

tomato and white bread salad

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


The Spread to Beat in Louisville this Year

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


Hit the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

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