Author Archives: A Taste of Kentucky

Chicken with Lemon Cream Sauce

Rich and elegant. 6 chicken breast halves, skin and bone removed½ cup butterSalt and black pepper to taste2 tablespoons sherry2 teaspoons grated lemon peel2 tablespoons lemon juice1 cup whipping creamGrated Parmesan cheeseLemon slices for garnish Sauté chicken in butter in large skillet, turning to lightly brown on both sides. Season with salt and black pepper […]

Old Fashioned Meatloaf

Complement this dish with garlic mashed potatoes and French style green beans. 1 medium onion, chopped1 stalk celery, chopped1 tablespoon unsalted butter1½ cups crumbs from day-old French bread½ cup milk2 pounds ground sirloin2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce2 eggs, lightly beaten1½ teaspoons saltFreshly ground black pepper1 teaspoon garlic powder¼ teaspoon dried thyme2 bayleaves […]

Shrimp Remoulade with Fried Green Tomatoes

1 cup minced onion½ cup Chopped green onion3 cloves garlic, pressed¾ cup vegetable oil¼ cup tarragon vinegar½ cup brown Creole mustard2 teaspoons salt¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper2 teaspoons paprika2 pounds shrimp, peeled, deveined and boiledGreen tomatoes, sliced ¼" thick;     enough tomatoes to allow for 3-4 slices per portion¼ cup all-purpose flour¼ cup cornmealSalt and black pepper to […]

Asparagus and Eggs Au Gratin

1 cup cracker crumbs½ cup mild cheddar cheese, grated½ cup American cheese, gratedBechemel sauce (recipe follows)4 hard cooked eggs2 cup steamed asparagusSalt and pepper to tasteSprinkle ½ of the crumbs in the bottom of a buttered casserole dish. Mix the cheeses with the well seasoned bechemel sauce. Place alternating layers of hard cooked eggs, asparagus […]

Cherry Chip Nut Bread With Cherry Spread

Bread2 cups flour1 cup buttermilk1 cup chopped pecans1 cup granulated sugar1 cup light brown sugar (firmly packed)2 eggs, beaten4 Tablespoons (stick) unsalted butter, softened1 cup maraschino cherry juice1 Tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda1 cup chopped, drained maraschino cherries Cherry Spread4 ounces cream cheese, softened4 Tablespoons (stick) unsalted butter, softened1 cup cherry preserves1 […]