Home Cooked: Stories Of Food And Immigration

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On Thanksgiving Day, the talk in most American homes focuses on food — both what we’re cooking and how much of it we can eat. Across Louisville, that holds true for the city’s newcomers, too. Over the past few months, the Americana World Community Center, which serves Louisville’s immigrant and

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A Big Fat Pakistani-American Thanksgiving

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A few weeks ago, WFPL City Reporter Amina Elahi mentioned the menu that her mother-in-law, Rukhsana Rahman, prepares for Thanksgiving. Both Amina and her husband’s families are originally from Pakistan, and she described the holiday meal as “traditional-ish, heavy emphasis on the -ish.” The

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To Recreate A Century-Old Bottle Of Bourbon, Kentucky Distillers Turn To Science

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Several years ago, while Marianne Eaves was in the midst of renovating Castle & Key Distillery outside of Versailles, Ky., she came across an antique bottle of Old Taylor bourbon. The distillery grounds had originally belonged to Col. Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr. (known in the whiskey world

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Famed Whiskey Distiller Dave Pickerell Dies At 56

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In a 2006 interview with WFPL News, famed distiller Dave Pickerell said: “There’s a difference between a distillery and a whiskey factory, and I work in a distillery.” Pickerell died on Thursday, but this simple statement summarized the bulk of his philosophy on distilling. After spending 14

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What Goes Into A Canned Mint Julep? Turns Out, A Lot Of Science

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When you think about what goes into making a mint julep, you probably envision something like what Karla Plotts, the mixologist at the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, does behind the bar. “I start off with eight nice-sized mint leaves,” Plotts said while gently plucking mint leaves from the

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