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Kentucky Recipes and Food

Traditional Kentucky dishes, Derby recipes, and links to sites devoted to Kentucky cuisine.

Kentucky Derby Chocolate Walnut Pie
Chocolate chips and walnuts are among the ingredients in this traditional Kentucky horse race pie. Use a frozen pie crust to make this pie, or choose your own favorite pie pastry recipe for a one crust pie.

Kentucky Recipes for a Derby Celebrations
Here are some of my picks for a Derby Day celebration, including Kentucky favorites and traditional recipes.

Kentucky Jam Cake
A Kentucky jam cake with blackberry jam, raisins or dates, spices, and a caramel or cream cheese frosting. A delicious spice cake with jam, from Kentucky.

Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie
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Woodford Pudding Recipe - Old-Fashioned Kentucky Pudding Recipe
An old-fashioned Kentucky pudding recipe, made with spices, jam, and other ingredients.

Kentucky Mint Julep Recipe - Mint Julep
Mint julep recipe for the Kentucky Derby. A Kentucky mint julep recipe.

Bourbon Marinade and Glaze for Turkey or Chicken
Bourbon marinade and bourbon glaze, for baked chicken or turkey pieces. Bourbon recipes.

Benedictine - Kentucky Derby Recipes from Chef Nick Sundberg
A popular Kentucky dip, benedictine is a cucumber and cream cheese dip colored with green food coloring. Benedictine can be used as a dip or spread for sandwiches or canapes.

Cheese Garlic Grits - Grits Recipe With Cheese and Garlic
Cheese garlic grits recipe. A wonderful dish that is a favorite for Derby Day Brunch, or use as a side dish at any meal.

Bourbon Balls Recipe - Kentucky Bourbon Balls
Bourbon balls recipe, made with bourbon, vanilla wafer cookies, cocoa, pecans, and powdered sugar. Bourbon balls, a popular Kentucky treat, along with related candy recipes.

Run-for-the-Roses Pie
Another version of Kentucky's famous chocolate chip and pecan pie.

Kentucky Cuisine
About Kentucky food, with recipes for Artichoke Dip, Dead Heat Kentucky Burgoo, Kentucky Apple Fried Pies, Kentucky-Style Ham in Cream, Spinach Salad with Apple-Onion Vinaigrette, and Strawberry Julep.

Kentucky Burgoo - Chef Nick Sundberg's Burgoo Recipe
Recipe from Nick Sundberg of Beaumont Inn, Kentucky. A Kentucky burgoo recipe.

Bourbon Recipes - Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie
A Kentucky bourbon pie with pecans and brown sugar filling with a little bourbon. Bourbon pecan pie recipe.

Mint Julep Recipe - A Mint Julep Recipe with Bourbon
Mint julep recipe with Kentucky bourbon and sugar, along with ice and mint.

Beaumont Inn Corn Pudding
A classic corn pudding made with white corn, eggs, flour, milk, sugar, salt, and butter.

Cooking with Bourbon
The Kentucky history of this all-American spirit, along with several recipes using bourbon. Bourbon balls, pies, cakes, bourbon chicken, mint julep, and more.

Kentucky Pecan Pie
Pecan pie recipe with eggs, pecans, corn syrup , dark brown sugar, butter, and vanilla. A Kentucky pecan pie recipe.

Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Henry Bain Sauce
Henry Bain was the Head Waiter at Louisville's Pendennis Club. He created this sauce which became a Derby & year round Louisville favorite with beef.

Beaumont Inn
About the Beaumont Inn with recipes from Executive Chef Nick Sundberg: Burgoo, Kentucky Hot Brown, Beaumont Inn Corn Pudding, Smoked Sausage Mushrooms, and Bread Pudding With Bourbon Sauce.

Derby Entertaining
The cookbook Derby Entertaining, with a sampling of recipes for Chicken Noodle Bake, Grilled Orange Roughy Margarita, Out of the Gate Ham Biscuits, Winning Ticket Lemon Bars, and Strawberry-Lemonade Punch.

Triple Crown Treats
Great recipes and links from Horseracing Guide Cindy Pierson.

Kentucky Burgoo
Here's Kentucky's famous big stew, burgoo. This burgoo recipe contains stew meat, chicken, tomatoes, potatoes, corn, okra, butterbeans, and more.

Kentucky Hot Brown
This version of the famous Kentucky sandwich is made with turkey breast slices, tomatoes, bacon, adn a Swiss cheese sauce.

Kentucky Derby Entertaining
Ideas for planning your Derby party, from Donna Pilato.

Kentucky Creamed Ham
This is a recipe for Kentucky ham with mushrooms, a seasoned creamy homemade sauce, and a little parsley.

Kentucky Apple Fried Pies
These individual pies are made with dried apples with butter and cinnamon.

Kentucky Jam Cake
Kentucky jam cake with blackberry jam, buttermilk, cinnamon and allspice and pecans. A Kentucky jam cake recipe with pineapple and raisins and pecans.

Horseracing News
The latest Derby and horseracing news from Cindy Pierson.

From David Sweet, where to find campsites in Kentucky.

The Burgoo Page
All about Kentucky's own "burgoo" with several recipes.

Derby Celebration
Information and history on Kentucky cuisine, with a special selection of recipes from Nick Sundberg, Executive Chef of Beaumont Inn, Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

Kentucky Derby 2014
What day does the Kentucky Derby fall on in 2014? Whether you're celebrating at home or at Churchill Downs, take a look at the recipes and party ideas..

Kentucky-Style Hot Brown Sandwiches
Make these delicious open-faced turkey, tomato, cheese, and bacon sandwiches for Derby day, or serve any day of the week for lunch or dinner. A great sandwich to make for any meal.

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