In the Kitchen

Kentucky is the home to great food — Derby Pie, Benedictine, the famous Hot Brown, Burgoo, and much more. We have our own style here in the Bluegrass, and we’re happy to share all our Kentucky recipes and Kentucky food ideas with everyone who cares to visit. So have a seat at our kitchen table, and take a look at some of our great Kentucky recipes and food lore.

Cream Cheese Deviled Eggs

Cream Cheese Deviled Eggs Cream Cheese Deviled Eggs Serves 12 Cooking time: 45 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 dozen eggs 2 T. baking soda 5 ounces of cream cheese, softened 3 T. Dijon mustard ( or any…

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Bourbon Barrel Barbecue Chicken Wings

Makes 60 Wings Bourbon Barrel Wing Sauce12 oz Bourbon Barel Barbeque Sauce3 oz Chef Edward Lee’s Sambal Sauce4 oz Bluegrass Soy Sauce2 oz Bourbon Barrel Aged Worcestershire2 oz spicy KentuckyakiWhisk together ingredients and set aside…

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California Succotash with Dill and Savory

2 cups lima beans, fresh4 ears corn, boiled3 Tbsp. butter¼ cup almonds, slivered¼ cup black olives, chopped1 Tbsp. dill, chopped½ tsp. savory, mincedCook lima beans in small amount of boiling water 10 minutes; add corn,…

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Honey and Basil Chicken

1 cup red wine or basil vinegar3 Tbsp. Dijon mustard2 Tbsp. soy sauce3 Tbsp. honey3 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped¼ cup fresh thyme, choppedFreshly ground black pepper4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halvesRiceIn a shallow glass baking…

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Pesto Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

1 pt. cherry tomatoes3 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened2 Tbsp. lemon juice¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese¼ cup pine nuts, finely chopped½ cup parsley, finely chopped½ cup basil, finely chopped2 cloves garlic, finely choppedCut tops…

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Squash Bread

18 oz. box yellow cake mix3.9 oz. box vanilla instant pudding mix4 eggs¼ cup vegetable oil3 cups squash, peeled and grated¼ cup fresh basil, finely chopped½ tsp. salt1 tsp. cinnamon1 cup chopped nutsCombine all ingredients…

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Baked Chicken Breast with Spinach

4 packages chopped frozen Spinach3 whole Chicken Breasts, halvedFlourMelted ButterSalt, Pepper, and granulated Garlic2 cartons Whipping CreamParmesan cheesePaprika Thaw and drain spinach. Pat spinach into buttered 9×13" casserole dish. Dip chicken breast into flour then…

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Praline Cookies

24 Graham Cracker squares1½ cup Pecans, chopped finely1 cup light Brown Sugar, packed1 cup Butter Place graham crackers close together on 12″x15″ cookie sheet or jelly roll pan. Sprinkle pecans over crackers. Boil sugar and…

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Reuben Tarts

12oz. Cream Cheese¾ cup Margarine1½ cups plain Flour½ cup Mayonnaise¼ cup Chili Sauce16oz. can Sauerkraut, drained8oz. Corned Beef¾ cup grated Swiss cheesePaprika Blend cheese, margarine, and flour. Chill one hour. Shape in small balls and…

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Uncommonly Good Sausage and Cheese Strata

4 cups dry bread cubes or crumbs1 pound bulk sausage, browned and drained½ cup green pepper, minced1 cup green onions, sliced8 eggs, beaten4 cups milk1 pound sharp cheddar cheese, grated2 teaspoons ground mustard½ teaspoon Worcestershire…

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Sweet Potato Casserole

3 cups cooked Sweet Potatoes, mashed½ stick Butter, melted1 cup Sugar1 cup Coconut1 teaspoon Vanilladash of Salt Topping:½ cup light Flour1 cup light Brown Sugar⅔ stick Butter1 cup Pecan pieces Add melted butter to potatoes.…

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Southern Spoon Bread

1 cup Cornmeal3 cups Sweet Milk1 teaspoon Salt1 teaspoon Baking Powder2 tablespoons Salad Oil or melted Shortening3 well-beaten Egg Yolks3 stiffly beaten Egg Whites Cook cornmeal and 2 cups milk until the consistency of mush.…

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