Month: July 2021

Mayonnaise Advice

Much like our recipes always call for good bourbon, they also call for good mayonnaise, and one blog reader suggested we explain what that means. First, we have made homemade mayonnaise and while good, it isn’t worth the trouble. We also found that some mayonnaise just isn’t good in our […]

Steak Marinade

Every so often we just don’t have the time to drive to our favorite butcher shop to get meat. We might hit the local grocery store, choose simple choice beef or get less then the best steaks possible. So the question is, how do I make my steak delicious. The […]

Pork Tenderloin

How do you make a pork loin delicious my friends? Only one way. You marinate it. Yep, if you want to move away from mediocre often dry pork loin, you just have to marinate it and then pop it on the grill! Sure, we’ve had many pork loins over the […]

Bourbon Pineapple Bread Pudding

My sister-in-law Marilyn just visited and she had bread pudding for dessert at a nice restaurant near us. Here is the best tasting recipe we ever developed for those who love pineapple and raisins. We finally developed a proper blend of a delicious bourbon flavor when coupled with the acidic […]

Spice and Herb Advice

Always use fresh if you can. Nothing beats the taste impact of fresh herbs and spices. If you do not have fresh, you can use dried however, you must divide by 3. The recipes contained on this site always assume fresh. If the recipe calls for a tablespoon of fresh […]

Shrimp Salad

We often do a seafood boil and since we love shrimp, put far more of those little buggers in the pot than we can eat. Consequently, the leftovers have turned into a pretty amazing shrimp salad recipe over the years. We recently made it for the first time in months […]

Good Bourbon?

We often refer to “good bourbon” in our Kentucky recipes. A few folks have asked just what that means. Well we have some very special bourbons like those pictured here, such as the 23 Year Old Pappy’s Family Reserve, the Blanton’s or the Woodford signed by every Hall Of Fame […]

Bourbon Tomato Soup

We first found a delicious tomato soup recipe years ago at a little place called the Chickadee restaurant in Woodbury Minnesota. Several years later, after countless degrees of variation and tasting many Southern versions of tomato soup, we came up with what we think is the perfect true Kentucky recipe. […]