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T. Marzetti Co. announces $93 million investment in Hart Co.; expansion to create 140 jobs in Horse Cave

Gov. Andy Beshear will join local officials and executives from T. Marzetti Co. today to celebrate the company’s substantial job creation in Central Kentucky. The company, which manufactures salad dressings, sauces and other food products for the retail and foodservice markets, plans to expand its Hart County plant with a $92.8 million investment creating up to 140 full-time jobs. “I want to thank...

Chef John Foster: Ginger is more useful than you think — from gingerbread to syrups, soups to sauces

Did you know that Queen Elizabeth the first was the genesis of the gingerbread man? She commissioned that little “cakes” flavored with a heavy dose of ginger were to be made in the likeness of her familiars, (probably not to scale). This is one of the many fascinating facts that I found in my research about ginger, which included the cloudy origins, the many imposters, and the ongoing English...