Red Gold Tomatoes – Grown By Families. Enjoyed By Families.™ #RedGoldFarmTour

Last week I had the chance to go to Indiana and see how a tomato goes from farm to table, thanks to the family-owned company Red Gold.Red Gold is a 4th generation family-owned business since 1942 when it began producing tomato products for the … [Read more...]

Pocket Like It’s Hot: A Nestlé Hot Pockets Experience

I was invited to participate in this experience with Hot Pockets, for which they provided full travel expenses, meals and accommodations and other premiums, however my opinions are completely my own and I have not been compensated to publish positive … [Read more...]

Stay, Play and Eat at the Derby

You know you’re in Kentucky for the Derby when you step off the plane in the Louisville airport and get handed Bourbon Balls! While the Derby itself is only about two minutes in length, the activities that surround this great American horse race … [Read more...]

Gail Simmons & Derby Day

It’s hard to believe it’s already a week ago that I was at Churchill Downs. The weekend was filled with so many activities, one of which was to meet celebrity Top Chef judge Gail Simmons and have breakfast with her the morning of the … [Read more...]

Churchill Downs & Kentucky Oaks

If going to the Kentucky Derby is on your bucket list, I encourage you to find a way to make it happen. Everything about the event is filled with “E’s”; Energy, Excitement and Exhilaration. From the crowds to the horses, it’s undeniably a unique … [Read more...]

Taste of Derby ~ A Celebration of Cuisine & Racing

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I Rode ShotBun! – #BlogEats

Tweet var fbShare = {size: 'small',} Now don't get all green eyed and jealous on me, but when we were out at the Kraft Innovations Kitchen for BlogEats...they treated us to a special ride.  They pulled out all the stops and brought out the … [Read more...]

Make a Winter Wonderland With Your Kids in the Kitchen – #BlogEats

Without a doubt my favorite part of the BlogEats conference was the Blogger Recipe Challenge. We were divided up into 4 teams by choosing spatulas with numbers on them and given a mission to make a holiday dessert using any or all of the following … [Read more...]

America’s Cattlemen–Not Just Raising Cattle

Tweet var fbShare = {size: 'small',} Out of all the things I learned about cattlemen, ranches, and feedyards, the thing that made the most impact on me over those two days was how much of a family affair this industry really is. These families … [Read more...]

That’s A Lot Of Manure…

Tweet var fbShare = {size: 'small',} I know that’s what some of you have been thinking when you’ve been reading my On the Ranch posts, I have had some correspondence to that effect anyway. You may believe I was fed a bunch of crap … [Read more...]