Everything You Need to Know About Pie Dough

By Megan Dorn for StrongerTogether.coop I’ve always loved pie, in particular my Aunt Susie’s apple pie. When I was a kid she would bake one, wrap it up and give it to me for my birthday. Did I sit around the dinner table and share the delicious pie with my family? Absolutely not. I would … Read More.

Homemade Edible Gifts That Won’t Gather Dust

Cookies and candy are clearly scrumptious homemade edible gifts that can be incredibly fun to make and give around the holidays. But have you ever been SO BURNT OUT on sweets mid-December that you are just desperate for something different? If you are one of those folks who loves to give delicious homemade gifts, consider … Read More.

A Cooperative Holiday Gift Guide

I love Christmas. I have a checklist of all the movies I need to watch every year. I start listening to Christmas music literally the second I wake up the day after Thanksgiving. My apartment looks like the aftermath of a visit by Buddy the Elf. One of my favorite things about Christmas is giving … Read More.

Meat-Free Holiday Recipes Everyone Will Love

When you get a group together to eat these days, it seems you need three versions of every dish to satisfy everyone’s dietary needs. One of the fastest-growing diet trends is the plant-based movement, and after discovering a few solid meat-free holiday recipes for the various gatherings I’ve been to while a vegetarian (dishes that … Read More.

Kids in the Kitchen: Teaching Skills & Traditions

There is ample evidence to suggest that involving your kids in the kitchen when it comes to menu planning and food preparation leads to more eating competence and skills that will serve them throughout life. This can be done anytime of the year, but with the holidays approaching, what better time to get your children involved in … Read More.

My Local Thanksgiving Challenge

Inspired by all of the gorgeous local produce we are getting in, and by the work of some amazing local organizations like UK’s Food Connection and FoodChain, I’ve been doing a lot more local cooking these days. As the weather changed and my thoughts turned toward one of my favorite foodie holidays, I couldn’t help … Read More.

3 Menu Strategies to Celebrate Thanksgiving Your Way

Thanksgiving tends to get lost in the shuffle of holidays. It doesn’t have the costumes and candy of Halloween or the gift-giving and excitement of Christmas. Radio stations don’t play songs about it and there are only a few movies about it, many of which aren’t even good. Whether because of this oversight or in … Read More.

5 Pumpkin Recipes, Hold the Spice

There are many folks out there who celebrate the arrival of “pumpkin spice” season. I am not one of them. I find the flavor combination overwhelming, and I can only stomach maybe two pumpkin pie-inspired experiences a year. I have become a fan, however, of pumpkin as an ingredient in a host of savory pumpkin … Read More.

“Fresh Bites” Holiday 2019 Owner Newsletter

We’re helping you get your table and menu set for the holidays! In this issue we’ll offer ideas for a completely Kentucky-made Thanksgiving meal as well as what dishes you can pick up from our kitchen if cooking isn’t your forte. We’ll also explore the healing effects of food, on a personal level, with our … Read More.

The Bottom Line on Bulbs

This post was written by our Plant Wrangler, Collin Lloyd. Now that temperatures are creeping close to freezing, it may not seem like the best time to get out in the garden, but in order to ensure the best blooms in the spring, it’s time to get some things in the ground. First, it’s important … Read More.