This time of year brings to mind traveling to see family to share the holidays and the festive meals that come with the celebrations. One of my favorite treats to make during this season came out of a trip to Kentucky a few years back, and it has fast become a tradition in our holiday baking- Bourbon Balls. Driving through the rolling hills of Marion County, this picturesque landscape of peaceful farms contained by their stacked stone walls, interrupted by wooded thickets and the tracery of clear, cold running streams. Along these roads lie the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, where these historic, family run distilleries begin to dot the landscape, their presence first hinted at by the distinctive, tall rick houses that store the barrels.…