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These 15 Iconic Foods In Kentucky Will Have Your Mouth Watering

Good ole’ Kentucky home cooking is on the list of things people miss once they leave the Bluegrass State. We have our own twist on old southern favorites that you might not find elsewhere. Real southern cuisine can be a shock to the system of those who haven’t tried it, and simple food combinations serve up powerful flavors. Some say it is from the love that goes into making it, though that cannot be confirmed for sure.

Here are 15 examples of Kentucky home cooking that are iconic:

It is amazing what meager ingredients went from survival food to something traditionally served for generations to come. Those who perfected Kentucky home cooking over the centuries have been immortalized via their meals, but every family has their favorites. What are your favorite examples of Kentucky home cooking?

Jenn Shockley
I am somewhat a cliche'. I grew up running around barefoot on a farm in Kentucky. I love writing, art, sunshine, all animals and my incredibly patient husband, who tolerates my "crazy animal lady" side.