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.

Apple Butter

Apple butter is a favorite at my house on cold Winter mornings. It's delicious with hot Kentucky biscuits. ½ bushel apples4 pounds sugar2 Tablespoons ground cinnamon¼ teaspoon ground allspice½ teaspoon salt¼ cup red hots candies…

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Blue Cheese And Garlic Burgers

2 pounds ground chuck4 ounces blue cheese2 Tablespoons garlic, minced and drizzled with olive oilsea salt and freshly ground pepper1 loaf of good Italian bread, halved and cut into 4 sections Preheat your grill. Form…

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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…

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Corn Bread Salad

2 small packages jalapeño corn bread mix (these are normally sold in bags)1 green onion, chopped1 green bell pepper, chopped2 tomatoes, chopped1 (16 oz.) can whole kernel corn, drained1 cup shredded cheddar cheese8 slices bacon,…

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Asparagus Parmesan

Courtesy Fred & Jenny Wiche 1 bunch fresh asparagus½ cup heavy whipping cream2 to 3 ounces Parmesan cheese, freshly grated (½ to ¾ cup) Steam asparagus just until tender. Heat the heavy cream with the…

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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…

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Banana Breakfast Muffins

1¾ cups all purpose flour¾ cup sugar1¼ teaspoon cream of tartar¾ teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon salt2 ripe bananas, mashed2 eggs, beaten½ cup vegetable oil¾ cup chopped pecans Preheat your oven to 350°. Combine the first…

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