Here Comes the Bourbon: 10 Tips for a Spirited Wedding
Like Kentucky Bourbon, the strongest marriages only get better with age. And like Kentucky Bourbon, they’re made with love and can withstand every season. But unlike an empty bottle of Bourbon, you can’t just throw them away. *ba-dum ching*
Grilled Peach Old Fashioned
One of my favorite memories as a child was going to the Lexington Farmers Market when the South Carolina Peach Lady was in town. I could smell the peaches as soon as the minivan door opened. Long, plywood tables were mounded with the most gorgeous red and yellow hues of fresh, juicy peaches. I could never make it home without sinking my teeth into one of those luscious fruits. So when it comes to making a summer cocktail fit for Father’s Day, I combine my two favorite Kentucky June memories: peaches and Bourbon.
8 Ways to Enjoy Bourbon Beyond Kentucky’s Distilleries
Welcome to Kentucky: Where the world’s fastest horses race, bluegrass music was born and a certain style of chicken reigns supreme. But it’s hard to say Kentucky without mentioning at least one more thing–or over 10 million if we’re talkin’ barrels–and we all know what that is.
Getting Back to the Mint Julep’s Middle Eastern Roots
It grew out of a happy accident in our kitchen when we had some extra rosewater-infused simple syrup to enjoy, but it actually tracks with the origin of the word julep itself, which is derived from the Persian “gulab” and the Arabic “julab,” both refer to drinks made with rose petals and sweetened water.
The Official Kentucky Bourbon Lovers Gift Guide
Any Bourbon lover will tell you that their passion for great whiskey goes beyond what’s in the bottle. It’s all about the experience. There’s a whole world of Bourbon out there to explore and bottles are only the beginning.
Kentucky Campfire Old Fashioned
My best advice about cocktails is to view the classics not as a recipe, but as a formula. This is especially true of my favorite cocktail: the Old Fashioned. The formula for this classic is easily explained by the title of Derek Brown's book, Spirits, Sugar, Water, Bitters (excellent book for history and cocktail recipes!).
Pairing Food With Your Bourbon Creates The Ultimate Taste Adventure
Want to make your Bourbon taste even better?....Yes, that really is possible. You do that by pairing it with food. If you’re thinking, “Isn’t food always supposed to be paired with wine?” the answer is, not always. Trust me, Bourbon and food are made for each other. Keep reading.