Kentucky Proud…Seafood?

Michael has often said that he’s on a seafood diet.  As in, “I see food, I eat it.”  We are big time seafood lovers, as evidenced by a week long trip we take each and every year with his family to the beach, where we eat nothing but fish/shrimp/scallops/oysters/crab for 7 straight days. When people […]

From the Chicken Queen herself!

Yup, I’m the self-proclaimed chicken queen, as I’m the reigning chicken champ.  My dad is also quick to point out that it totally makes sense for me to call myself the chicken lady, as 1)I was born in the year of the rooster and 2)I live in Kentucky, land of fried chicken. That being said, […]

Berry Delicious Recipes!

Exciting news here in The KY Proud Kitchen!  We are getting ready to air statewide this Sunday, which also happens to be the 1 year anniversary of our first episode’s air date.  Happy Anniversary, KY Proud Kitchen!  I love you and I am so proud of how far we’ve come. We had no idea what […]

St. Patty’s Day Cuppy Cakes

We had some friends over to watch the UK game on St. Patty’s Day and you know I’ll jump at any chance to make something special for any holiday.  And we always have extra special eats when we have company, especially the kind of company that swoons and oohs and ahhs over my cooking.  I […]

Poultry Roundup

I hope you’ve been tuning into  From The Kitchens Of on the Cooking Channel these past few weeks! Three episodes have aired so far, and they continue to be rerun throughout the week, so you can easily catch up with anything that you’ve missed. I’m scheduled to film several more episodes in the coming months, […]


Tomato soup is one of those things that tastes better to me now than it ever did as a kid. Perhaps its because my palate has become so mature and refined due to my impressive cooking expertise and countless gourmet meals that I prepare each night…NOT!  Haha…if you know me at all, you know I […]


I have become a little bit obsessed with whoopie pies.  Actually, that’s a gross understatement.  I am completely, past the point of no return, beyond help, OBSESSED with these things.  Never heard of one?  Read about them here.  Never had one?  Make them with my winning recipe! They are crazy good–moist, sweet, and somewhat reminiscent […]