Taste of Bardstown
Hey Everyone! Haven’t blogged in awhile…Spring is in full swing! Finally getting in the routine and have time to write. Speaking of Spring, have you checked out your local farmer’s markets? Spring is the time! Great produce can be found there. Check out those strawberries (FYI strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside)! Anyways- Derby is over. Derby is ALWAYS...
Dining at the Mansions
Hi Folks, I had the honor on Sunday night to participate in ‘Dining at the Mansions’ in Louisville, Ky. The event was out of this world. As one of three chefs, I was chosen to prepare a meal to benefit the Old Louisville Chamber of Commerce. Each chef was designated a mansion to cook for. Patrons toured the homes and stayed for a food and wine pairing and took part in a silent auction. My...
Start checking the local Farmer’s Markets! Great foods are to be ad there!– www.twitter.com/chefgillogan
Keep It Simple
Years ago when I was living in Florida, I was the Chef for the Honda Classic Golf Tournament. During that time, a French family with a six year old little girl was staying with me. At 9:00 one evening, I came in late from a long day of work. The little girl was up making soup to help her sleep. Her ingredients were cream, a tomato, salt and pepper. I sat down and took part in her late night...
Leg of Lamb
Leg of Lamb 1 leg of Lamb 1/2 cup of chopped garlic 4 tablespoons of olive oil 3 tablespoon of kosher salt 1 tablespoon of cracked black pepper (or course grind) 1 tablespoon of rosemary Directions: Combine all ingredients (but the Lamb) in a bowl. Create a paste and rub all over the leg of Lamb. Cook in oven at 375 – 400 degrees. Cook to temperature of 145 degrees. Use an internal thermometer...
Bang Bang Shrimp Salad Recipe
Bang Bang Shrimp Salad Recipe 1 lb. of cooked shrimp cut into pieces 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise (Hellmann’s is the best) 2 tablespoons of sweet chili garlic sauce or known to many as “Thai Ketchup” (Maeploy is a great brand, it can be found in the Asian section of your local grocery store) 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro 1 stock of celery chopped 1 carrot peeled and...
Famous R.J. Corman Banana Ice Cream
Here is a recipe for the delicious Banana Ice Cream that Rick Corman’s mother made. It’s super easy! Make sure you have a ice cream machine. It will come in handy! Famous Banana Ice Cream 6 large eggs 1 can of Eagle Brand Condense Milk 1/2 tablespoon of real vanilla (make sure it’s the expensive kind) 3/4 cup of sugar 1/2 gallon of milk 6 over-ripe bananas Directions: ...
My Old Kentucky Dinner Train →
Come take a ride!
I have a confession… I’m a huge DUKE basketball fan. I have immersed myself in everything Kentucky BUT basketball. It’s unheard of in “Big Blue Country” but true. I’m a Carolina boy at heart. At my first meeting with Commissioner Richie Farmer, former University of Kentucky basketball player, to revamp the Kentucky Proud platform for the Kentucky State Deparment...
The fact is I just love food– Chef Gil