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Best of Louisville, Local Food, A New Nation’s New Cookbook, Best Burgers, Peas in Guacamole & more! In the Weekly Miscellany

Best of Louisville, Local Food, A New Nation’s New Cookbook, Best Burgers, Peas in Guacamole & more! In the Weekly Miscellany

 

The Best of Louisville 2015 Award Winners have been announced.

Our new nation needed its own cookbook. And it got one: “American Cookery, the very first American cookbook, was written by Amelia Simmons…. In it, she promised local food and a kind of socioculinary equality. The title page stated that the recipes were ‘adapted to this country and all grades of life.'”

Thrillist offers its 10 Best Burgers in Kentucky including Manchester’s Pat’s (read my review) and London’s Weaver’s (sadly on hiatus due to fire, but read my review).

Kentucky leads the nation in federal funding for local food projects: “Last year, Barbourville received support to expand its current farmers market into a permanent facility; Hazard is developing a non-profit organization to launch community identified local food system projects, including creating the North Fork Market, a local food retail store.”

How sauerkraut changed the world.

They had a lot of pie in downtown Lexington at the Great American Pie Contest.

How to make Alabama white sauce (you will want to do this).

Illias Pappas is growing his Athenian Grill empire in Lexington.

Ashlie Stevens writes about a new local grocery store-restaurant concept in Louisville’s Highlands from Madeleine Dee called Fond (pssst, they have an Indiegogo campaign): “She plans on selling local produce and products from companies like Art Eatables and Bourbon Barrel Foods. Fond will also offer monthly cooking classes and weekly 5-course private dinners. Menus will change each weekend.”

First California ruined pizza, now New York is trying to ruin guacamole with peas. Even the President opposed it:

Read the original story and watch the protest song:

It’s just not right.

Photo via The New York Times

Photo via The New York Times

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