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A slice of sweet potato pie is served on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Grandma Phylliss’s formulas: Go-to fall recipes

Morgan Luster October 21, 2021

The season of fall generates an unbeatable sense of nostalgia as the leaves cascade and the air turns crisp. Besides the changing weather, cooking with Grandma Phyllis was always the best part of the season....

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A UK student’s defense of cooking at home

Kelly Walker February 12, 2020

If you’re like me, the three weeks off of school for winter break coupled with holiday plans with friends and family is enough to completely destroy any sense of routine established in the fall.I’ve...

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Chopped all-star and Iron Chef to answer UK students’ broiling questions

Emily Laytham November 8, 2019

Chefs, prepare to open your baskets – Chopped and Iron Chef star Alex Guarnaschelli is coming to campus.On Monday, Nov. 11, Guarnaschelli will participate in a moderated Q&A session inside the Gatton...

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Environmental Friday: How to dispose of cooking oil

Brianna Stanley March 29, 2019

On my way back to my dorms yesterday, I stepped in what I thought was a puddle of water and promptly slipped across the Memorial Coliseum tarmac. On closer inspection, it wasn’t water but a viscous brown/gray...

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Foodchain’s Aquaponics: A loopy system

Brianna Stanley March 1, 2019

In America, there is a pervasive disconnect between our food system and the communities it serves– or doesn’t. Roughly 50 percent of produce is thrown away, 23.5 million people live in food deserts...

MasterChef Gerron Hurt guided UK students through a cooking demonstration.

MasterChef gives UK students tips for reaching their goals

Noah Oldham February 12, 2019

On Monday evening, Chef Gerron Hurt, winner of “MasterChef” season 9, came to UK to give a cooking demonstration and a lecture as a guest of the Martin Luther King Center.Hurt kicked off the two-part...

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How to safely cook from your dorm room

Kaitlyn Roe January 29, 2019

Let’s face it: dining halls will never be as tasty or inexpensive as a home cooked meal. They'll probably never be as healthy, either. But what if home cooked meals weren’t restricted to your trips...

Each of the 14 schools in the SEC have their own section of the cookbook, detailing Game Day favorite recipes, drinks and tailgating traditions. Used with permission of SEC Tailgating Cookbook staff. 

SEC Tailgating Cookbook starts the celebration before kickoff

Emily Baehner September 18, 2018

College football is an athletic tradition like no other, and for fans in the South, Game Day is its own special culture. In fact, one of the most important parts of Game Day occurs even before kickoff—...

Samantha Daily appears ready to work and show off her cooking abilities.

Former UK student eliminated from MasterChef but left as a winner

Akhira Umar September 14, 2018

On May 30, 2018, cooking competition show MasterChef premiered its ninth season. Former UK senior Samantha Daily was one of the lucky competitors to make it on the show.However, Daily was eliminated from...

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Celebrate National Guacamole Day by not buying it at the store

September 13, 2018

Usually, there are so many “national day ofs” in the year that I pay them each little mind. But imagine my sheer joy when realizing that Sunday, Sept. 16, was National Guacamole Day.Of all culinary...

Samantha Daily receives some passionate instructions from famous chef Gordon Ramsay.

UK student cooks up competition on MasterChef

Akhira Umar June 6, 2018

A UK student is getting her 15 minutes of fame through the craft of cooking. Samantha Daily, a senior equine sciences and management major, was watching MasterChef on her couch when she began to dabble...

Views of a Pledge: Eating on the go

Matt Hasty November 16, 2017

When someone is pledging a fraternity, he spends any remaining time, aside from classes, work, and communicating with family, hanging out with fellow pledge brothers and future brothers. Unless someone...

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