A Closet Full of Monkee’s

When I first started cooking on national television, the idea of a wardrobe allowance absolutely thrilled me to no end.  We started filming the first episode of “From the Kitchens Of…” three days after Michael and I got married, so I had the good fortune of having my best friend Colleen in town from CA […]

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 […]

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, […]

Something’s Cooking…

Dear faithful readers, It’s been months since I’ve updated my blog, but surely such a long absence means that I’ve been brewing up something really, really special, right? Well, in between cooking gigs, filming LEX 18 segments and planning a fall wedding, I managed to make one of my wildest dreams come true: Yep, that’s […]


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 […]

Thank goodness Michael has a green thumb!

Summer has made it incredibly easy for me to come up with my LEX18 recipes…all I have to do is look to the garden for inspiration!  Our tomatoes and basil are thriving and I’ve so enjoyed coming up with ways to eat them. This salad is a colorful spin on the popular caprese salad, but […]