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Kentucky Breakfast Sausage

There’s nothing better than breakfast with good sausage. Some of the best you will taste are down here in Kentucky. We have found that there are many local breakfast sausage blends, and believe it or not, we have tasted some at gas stations and smaller diners that are simply delicious. […]


Sweet Italian Sausage

After publishing our Ziti and Lasagna recipes recently a few questions came in related to the Sweet Italian Sausage the recipes call for. Though you can often simply purchase good sweet italian sausage, some markets simply do not have a great blend. As a result, we developed our own blend […]

Sauce, Seafood

Crab Cakes

This is one of our family recipes, and our family just loves crab cakes. We found far too many restaurants served bad ones, which were too expensive and frankly, devoid of crab. Our solution was to experiment until we found the ones we could love, and included a Louis Sauce […]


Blue Cheese Dressing

This is another dressing that simply spoiled our family from ever using store bought salad dressings. Unlike some of the other recipes on this blog, this one was purely ours, developed after years of experimentation.  As with all things on this blog, quality matters and the better the blue cheese, […]


Thousand Island Dressing

Once you have this dressing, you will never use store bought Thousand Island dressing again. This recipe was developed over many years, and actually has its roots in Northern Wisconsin. My family visited a lodge consistently and loved eating dinners there. After visiting year after year, and looking forward to […]


Kentucky Roast Chicken

Here in Kentucky everybody loves fried chicken. If you wonder why you only need to ask Colonel Sanders. Nevertheless, nothing is better than a juicy roasted chicken, with crispy skin of course. Our recipe engages the best of a typical roasting process, the ingredients found frequently in Southern fried chicken […]


Bloody Mary Mix (Tomatoes)

If you are like us, this is the time of year we have so many tomatoes we don’t know what to do with them. After giving as many away to neighbors as possible, we make and freeze our marinara sauce, our pizza sauce and make pitchers of Bloody Marys. (Big […]