Your Family Recipes, Those Turkey Leftovers, & the Blessing of the Hounds in the Weekly Miscellany
Lora Smith has more to say about her family’s pocket dressing (featured in the New York Times) and the value of family recipes: “Sharing the recipes of our grandmothers, and the family stories attached to them, is one of the most intimate and vulnerable things we do. It is an offering that says, ‘Here’s a piece of me. Here’s who my people are.'”
Kentucky Hot Browns: The Only Thing You Should Be Doing With Your Thanksgiving Leftovers
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is presenting the Blessing of the Hounds tomorrow, Saturday, November 29 at 10 AM, a free event.
Larkspur Press, printers of fine letterpress books and broadsides by Kentucky authors, have an open house at the shop in Monterey, Kentucky tomorrow and Sunday, November 29 (10-5) and 30 (11-4): cards & journals, greenery, handcrafted herbal soaps, silk scarves, and pottery–more! (340 Sawdridge Creek W, Monterey, Kentucky.)
Natalie Dubose’s bakery and cake shop suffered damage during the Ferguson, Missouri riots. Her GoFundMe campaign for repairs has raised over $250,000 at the time of this writing.
The #EatKentucky Featured Photo comes from my aunt and uncle, Lona & Landis Cornett in Clay County. They made a fine looking bourbon sorghum pecan pie that I didn’t get to try at all. But it’s pretty to look at.