Tasting Kentucky

Tasting Kentucky: Favorite Recipes from the Bluegrass State

Tasting Kentucky: Favorite Recipes from the Bluegrass State showcases Kentucky’s exuberant cuisine, from classic barbecue, Hot Browns, and catfish with beer cheese grits, to innovative fusions of regional and global flavors. Mouth-watering photographs complement 102 recipes both simple and sumptuous from the finest restaurants, inns, cafés, and bed-and-breakfasts across the state.

For a fresh take on fabulous food, sample these irresistible dishes from the Bluegrass State:

  • Buttermilk Pancakes with Bourbon-Vanilla Whipped Butter
  • Goetta (Hogs n’ Oats Sausage)
  • Chorizo-Cheddar Corn Fritters with Cilantro-Jalapeño Aioli
  • Zesty Cheese Straws
  • Jack’s Lounge Mint Julep
  • Butternut Squash with Maple-Bacon Butter
  • Orange Hazelnut-Asparagus Salad
  • Keeneland Burgoo
  • Roasted Cauliflower and Pecan Soup with Mint Oil
  • Benedictine, Bacon and Fried Green Tomato Sandwich
  • Grilled Lamb Burgers with Mint Burger Sauce
  • Fried Chicken with Hickory Drizzle
  • Pork Roast with Sorghum Rub
  • Chocolate Tart with Bourbon Praline Topping
  • Jackson’s Orchard Apple Strudel
  • Marbled Bourbon Pound Cake