Home & Garden2022-09-07T14:30:13-04:00

In the Kitchen with Damaris: Cheers to the Holidays

Sipping something sparkling and festive always adds to the party vibe. So resident Food Network Star Damaris Phillips mixed up a few cocktails and mocktails sure to make your next gathering merry and bright. By Damaris Phillips | Photographed by Kylene White There are many ways that Damaris weaves magic into the many parties she plans. From unexpected themes to creative décor to laid back atmosphere, she’s the queen of creating a party where everyone can relax and have a blast.   One of her secrets to successful hosting is always making sure that all [...]

By |December 2, 2022|Home & Garden|

Tour Her Neighborhood: Shelbyville

Teresa Cotterman and her daughter Brielle stroll through the shops at 800 Main in Shelbyville. Sprawling equestrian properties and country homes with double digit acreage were all this horse-loving grandmother needed to forgo retirement and establish herself as one of Shelby County’s most sought-after realtors. Written by Diane R. Paylor | Photographed by Kylene White After a 30-year career selling real estate in Indiana, Teresa Cotterman was set to take down her realtor signpost and retire in Shelbyville to be closer to her beloved daughter and grandchildren. But the allure of the city known [...]

By |November 9, 2022|Home & Garden, Tour Her Neighborhood|

In the Kitchen with Damaris: Make-Ahead Thanksgiving

Photo by Kylene White Our resident entertaining expert and Food Network chef, Damaris Phillips, shares her strategy and recipes for a stressless, made-from-scratch holiday feast. By Damaris Phillips A few years ago my sister-in-law, Dameron, and I decided to cook the entire Thanksgiving dinner together. Growing up, our family dinner tradition was potluck style, so making everything ourselves felt like a fun challenge. We planned, we shopped, we organized and we started early Thanksgiving morning. By 4 p.m., we had created a stunning Thanksgiving dinner that anyone would be proud to serve. We [...]

By |November 3, 2022|Home & Garden|

In the Kitchen with Damaris: Think Global, Eat Local

Our local restaurant scene isn’t all bourbon and fried chicken. In honor of our diversity issue, Food Network star and local chef Damaris Phillips shares her favorite go-to places for authentic international cuisine. Written by Damaris Phillips | Main Photo by Kylene White | Inset Photos Provided by Damaris Phillips Louisville has a fantastic restaurant scene — we all know that. It’s a source of pride for me when people visit and are blown away by our restaurants, bakeries, and cafes. My heart swells when people praise the amazing meals they enjoyed in our fair city, [...]

By |October 13, 2022|Home & Garden|

What’s In Your Basket?

Three local chefs take us on a tour through their favorite farmers markets and share tips on how to get the most out of your experience. Written By Lennie Omalza Farmers markets offer access to locally grown and produced goods, providing consumers with an opportunity to purchase the tastiest and freshest fruits, veggies, and more while supporting their communities. Louisville’s farmers markets are so good, top restaurants often feature their wares. Three farmers market pros from local eateries share their favorite finds and a few tips. Gather your baskets and start shopping! Dallas McGarity, executive [...]

By |July 23, 2022|Home & Garden|

Damaris Phillips Wants You To Have More Picnics

Damaris is wearing vintage late 60s skirt and vest with attached belt, $45; vintage multi-strand necklace, $18; 1960s button earrings, $12; 1960s beaded bracelet, $7; all from The Nitty Gritty. Picnic basket and food provided by Bluegrass Supper Club. Hair and makeup by Lauren Sutton. Our hometown Food Network chef and regular columnist will even pack one for you. The secret ingredient in her Bluegrass Supper Club carry-out picnics, her media success and growing hospitality brand isn’t bourbon, bacon or her big smile. It’s the sense of purpose that she puts into every blissful [...]

By |July 1, 2022|Home & Garden|
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