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kentucky burgoo


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  • Maybe they aren't big fans of corn in Kentucky. Wait...they ARE big fans of corn in Kentucky -- but they prefer it distilled to burgoo-ed

    October 9, 2008

  • Only 18 cans of corn? Need to add a 0 to that if you ask me.

    n.b. you forgot the ceremonial rabbit's foot.

    October 9, 2008

  • Kentucky Burgoo

    600# lean soup meats (use squirrels in season)

    22# fat beans

    2000# potaotes (that's right, a ton)& peel & dice'em

    5 bushels cabbage

    200# onionis

    60 cans tomatoes

    24 cans purée tomotoes

    24 can carrots

    18 cans corn

    red pepper & salt to taste *snort*

    season with worcestershire, tabasco or A-1 sauce

    October 9, 2008

  • "Mr. J.T. Looney, of Lexington, is Kentucky's most famous Burgoo-maker and it was for him that Mr. E.R. Bradley named his Kentucky Derby winner "Burgoo King."" - The United States Regional Cook Book

    October 9, 2008

  • It's all goo, if you ask me!

    October 9, 2008

  • Exactly how much goo is in it?

    October 8, 2008

  • I wish I had a cauldron like that.

    October 8, 2008

  • "Burgoo is literally a soup composed of many vegetables and meats delectably fused together in an enormous caldron, over which, at the exact moment, a rabbit's foot at the end of a yarn string is properly waved by a colored preacher whose salary has been paid to date. These are good omens, which fortify the burgoo." - Carey's Dictionary of Double Derivations

    October 8, 2008

  • "Mix ingredients, a little at a time, (*snort*) and cook outdoors in huge iron kettles over wood fires from 15-20 hours. Use squirrels in season - one dozen squirrels to each 100 gallons."

    October 8, 2008

  • This recipe makes 1200 case you want to freeze some for later, I guess. Includes "600 pounds of lean soup meat (no fat, no bones)." No kidding.

    October 8, 2008