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.

Wild Turkey Bourbon Marinade

Note: Use this sauce to marinate red meats before cooking and to baste meats while cooking.2 cups soy sauce¼ cup Wild Turkey bourbon2 tablespoons sugar2 tablespoons dry mustard2 tablespoons finely chopped ginger root(or 1 tablespoon…

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Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn Burgoo

Owensboro, Kentucky 4 pounds mutton3 pound chicken5 pounds potatoes, peeled and diced¾ pound cabbage, ground or chopped fine¾ pound onions, ground or chopped fine2 15oz. cans corn (we like shoepeg corn) or 2 cups fresh…

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Cranberry-Caramel Squares

1 cup fresh cranberries 2 Tbls sugar½ tsp. fresh lemon juice 2⅓ cup all purpose flour, divided ½ tsp. baking soda 2 cups uncooked regular oats ½ cup sugar ½ cup firmly packed light brown…

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Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

No matter what type of potluck I go to, someone always asks if I brought my bread pudding. This is comfort food at its best. Pudding:½ loaf white bread1 cup sugar4 eggs2 cups half-and-half¼ pound…

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Blackened Ribeyes with Southwest Butter

Southwest Butter6 tbsp unsalted butter, softened¼ tsp cumin¼ tsp dried oregano¼ tsp chili powder⅛ tsp thyme leaves¼ tsp black pepperdash of ground red pepper For each ribeye use:1 tbsp southwest butter2 tsps blackened steak seasonings…

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Bananas Rolled In Peanuts

4 or 5 pounds of bananas1 cup sugar3 Tablespoons cider vinegar3 Tablespoons water1 egg1 bag crushed salted peanuts Peel the bananas and cut them into 2 inch lengths. Simmer all the remaining ingredients except the…

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Beet Salad With Red Onions

Feel free to substitute fresh beets for the canned beets specified in the recipe — if farm-fresh produce is available, it will just be that much better! 1 (15-ounce) can sliced beets, drained¼ large red…

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Brussels Sprouts Supreme

Courtesy Fred & Jenny Wiche 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen brussels sprouts (or use fresh)½ cup water1 cube beef bouillon¼ cup mayonnaise1 tablespoon prepared mustard¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce½ cup sour cream6 slices bacon, crumbled Put brussels…

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Chocolate Elegance

This is a wonderful version of a southern favorite. Add a fresh green salad and you have a great lunch! ⅓ cups semisweet chocolate chips½ pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter4 Tablespoons superfine sugar (in the…

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Country Fried Steak

If you're looking for a great Kentucky country fried steak, this recipe is as good as it gets. ½ cup flour½ teaspoon salt¾ teaspoon pepper½ teaspoons paprika½ pound boneless round steak, about ¾" thick, trimmed…

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