Georgetown eatery will smoke or fry your turkey

Home of the original Derby-Pie introduces golden pecan pie

Herald-Leader food writerOctober 28, 2010 

Wholly Smokers BBQ & Catering, 123 Opera Alley in Georgetown, will prepare your turkey this holiday season. A 14- to 18-pound turkey, smoked or fried, is $50. A smoked ham is $75. The order deadline is Nov. 13 for Thanksgiving and Dec. 11 for Christmas. Call (859) 948-3851 or (859) 948-3767.

Derby-Pie has a new cousin

Kern's Kitchen in Louisville, the creator of the famed Derby-Pie, now has a new product. The golden pecan pie recipe is from Great-Grandma Kern's personal recipe box. The new product was spearheaded by Jon Rupp, great-grandson of Walter and Leaudra Kern, the founders of Kern's Kitchens.

The pie has a custardlike filling and is loaded with southern pecans. It's $19.99. Go to or call (502) 499-0285.

Bakery has a Breeders' Cup cupcake

The Derby has pie, and now the Breeders' Cup has its own sweet treat.

The Cake Flour natural bakery, 909 East Market Street in Louisville, introduced its Breeders' Cup cupcake on Tuesday.

The cupcake is a chocolate-bourbon cake topped with purple bourbon buttercream and adorned with gold flakes, representing the official colors of Breeders' Cup. Cupcakes are $3.75 each or $40 a dozen. One dollar from each cupcake sold will be donated to the Robby Albarado Foundation, which helps the disadvantaged in Louisville. The Breeders' Cup will make a matching donation. Call (502) 719-0172 or go to The recipe is at

Christmas tea at Whitehall

Whitehall House & Gardens in Louisville will hold its annual Victorian Christmas Tea at 3 p.m. Dec. 4. The mansion, 3110 Lexington Road, will be decorated, and a boutique will have gifts, garlands and wreaths for sale.

Tickets are $35; $20 for children 12 and younger. Call (502) 897-2944 or e-mail

Reach Sharon Thompson at (859) 231-3321 or 1-800-950-6397. Ext. 3321.

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