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.

Coffee Pecan Glazed Ham

7 pound fully cooked smoked ham½ cup light brown sugar, packed¼ cup crushed pecans¼ cup maple syrup2 Tablespoons cider vinegar1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1 Tablespoon instant coffee granules1 cup water1 Tablespoon dry mustardPreheat oven to 325°.…

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Burgundy Beef Pie

This is another great comfort meal for a cold winter's night. 3 pounds lean beef steak, cut into 1-inch cubes4 tablespoons (½ stick) butter¼ cup olive oil3 tablespoons flour1 can beef consommè1 cup dry burgundy1…

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Mushroom Stilton Burgers

2 Tablespoons olive oil, divided1 large green onion, finely chopped 8 Portobello mushrooms, finely chopped¾ cup button mushrooms, coarsely chopped3 cloves garlic, minced½ cup carrots, finely shredded1 cup Italian Parsley, washed and stems removed3 slices…

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Apple and Acorn Squash Soup

1 medium onion, chopped fine1 small acorn squash, peeled and seeded, and chopped3 Tablespoons butter1 cup apple juice2 cups chicken broth1 small apple, peeled and coredSalt and pepper to tasteSugar to taste (start with a…

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Vidalia Onion Casserole

Yield: Serves 25. 3 cups crushed round buttery crackers3 sticks butter or margarine, melted6 cups very thinly sliced Vidalia onions (5 or 6 large)6 Tablespoons butter1 clove garlic, chopped6 eggs, beaten2½ cups milk, warmed2½ teaspoons…

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Broccoli Salad

4 cups fresh broccoli florets, cut into small pieces¼ cup raisins8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled¼ cup red onion¼ cup mayonnaise2 tablespoons vinegar¼ cup sugar Combine broccoli, raisins, bacon and onion. For the dressing, mix…

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Henry Bain Sauce

12oz. Major Grey Chutney½ 8oz. bottle pickled walnuts *14oz. Ketchup10oz. A-1 Sauce10oz. Worcestershire sauce12oz. chili saucehot pepper sauce to taste Mix chutney with walnuts in blender or food processor. Mix well with other ingredients and…

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