The day before Christmas, I am chuckling as I read the about the 70 year-old fruit cake from Cincinnati that’s up for auction online. This often maligned Christmas treat brought $535 for a church outreach program that provides food and other items for homeless people in Clermont County, OH. Though the rum and the vacuum packing has probably left it edible after all these years, it will go on someone’s...!---->![endif]-->!--[if>
As you are shopping for last minutes gifts this year, think “Made in Louisville.” With so many options available, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of this first.
Many of the unique tastes of Louisville are available on line and ready for shipment anywhere. Among the many dishes associated with the Kentucky Derby, decadent Derby Pie is ready for shipment from Taste of Louisville.com– maybe as a temptation to come taste in the person at the next Derby in May. You can even order in it a gift back with a pound of Maker’s Mark Coffee, enhanced with a bit of its namesake bourbon.
Speaking of the Derby, Christmas is not too early to plan ahead for a visit to the Derby. This endeavor is costly, but memorable, so why not have Santa drop off some ticket to the race and some of the related activities? You can secure an accommodations package at a local hotel, which includes transportation to the race, and even plan to come early for the...