Tidbits: Apr-May 2017

By | April 04, 2017
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Tidbits from around Louisville and the Bluegrass Region


Easy as Pie

This will be the easiest pie you’ll ever crave. Coopers’ Craft Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey and Louisville Stoneware have partnered to create a Bourbon Pie Filling that is sure to keep your kitchen clean and your time free for more Derby activities. Made by Brown-Forman, Coopers’ Craft has a light flavor, making the bourbon versatile for drinking or baking. Pie filling and hand crafted pie plate available at Louisville Stoneware for a limited time



Kudos for Kentuckyaki

The Hot and Spicy Kentuckyaki Sauce from Bourbon Barrel Foods made a huge splash by winning in the Pantry category at The Good Food Awards in January.

Held in San Francisco, the awards celebrate businesses pushing the boundaries of craftsmanship in sustainable ways while enhancing the agricultural landscape of their region and working to build stronger communities. In its seventh year, Good Food Awards brought together 193 food and beverage crafters from 36 states, organized by the Good Food Foundation.



Life Give You Lemons?

Lemonade Day Louisville, an experiential learning program designed to help children in kindergarten through fifth grade have fun operating a lemonade stand while developing valuable business and life skills, including self-reliance, financial literacy, and entrepreneurial skills. Register at Louisville.LemonadeDay.org. River City Bank offers $5 to children who participate and open a savings account. The Louisville effort is directed by Lauren and Chad Coulter, owners of LouVino Restaurant, 11400 Main St., Middletown.

Contact Lauren at lauren@lemonadeday.org



Fizzy and Healthy— That’s ZOFI

Drinking to good health takes on a new meaning with ZOFI Kombucha, an effervescent black tea that provides a natural source of antioxidants, natural energy, detoxifying, digestion and anti-infl ammatory benefits, among other nutrients.

ZOFI comes in two flavors: Luv Potion 1, which offers a champagne-like quality, and Luv Potion 9, which adds strawberry and a kiss of lemon. While most kombuchas are fermented with a small amount of alcohol, ZOFI contains zero alcohol.

Fermented kombucha tea dates back 5,000 years in China, where it was valued as an energizing and detoxifying herbal elixir. Kombucha entered the United States market about 20 years ago and has gained popularity in the Bluegrass Region over the past two years.

ZOFI Kombucha is available at all Rainbow Blossom locations, Keg Liquors in Southern Indiana, Lucky’s Market in Louisville and Good Foods in Lexington. ZOFI Kombucha is also included on the menu at Jack Fry’s and La Chasse restaurants.


Article from Edible Louisville & the Bluegrass at http://ediblelouisville.ediblecommunities.com/shop/tidbits-apr-may-2017
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