Best Bites: Wild Thymes in Paula Deen; a Jack Daniels Mansion for...

Best Bites: Wild Thymes in Paula Deen; a Jack Daniels Mansion for sale; Pies for a Cause

Lexington’s Wild Thyme cooking school is included in the November/December issue of the Paula Deen Magazine, in a travel piece on Southern cooking schools. Page 85. Lexington is growing a thriving cooking school culture. Wild Thyme owner Allison Davis said in a Thanksgiving preview last year, “It’s more about the experience than just about the cooking — that’s just a bonus…Cooking appeals to so many people on so many levels.”


Thanksgiving Pies are now available for order (for a good cause) from Moveable Feast. Available fresh and frozen. Call Terry to order, 859.252-2867. (Moveable Feast was founded in the 1990s. Click to read Ace archive about how it all began.)

The House that Brown-Forman built
Interested in bourbon heritage and historic architecture? Have a spare $6 million to spend? Daily Mail reporting “The sprawling Kentucky mansion built by the liquor mogul behind Jack Daniel’s whiskey is now up for sale for $6 million in Harrods Creek, an exclusive neighborhood of Louisville.” “The Avish” is on the National Register of Historic Places, and is on the market for the first time. View the listing for the 12-room mansion / 24-acre estate at Kentucky Select Properties.

Saturday December 8 is a Holiday Open House at Woodford Reserve’s Distillery. The open house includes This  guided tours of  the distillery and an opportunity to meet local artisans.

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