July 7, 2011

Anecdote: Breakfast in Kentucky

The Most Famous of All Kentucky Breakfasts
A steak                                                          A man
1 quart bourbon whiskey (bottled in bond)      A dog
The man throws the steak to the dog and drinks the whiskey.

This is from the book Out of Kentucky Kitchens by Marion Flexner, originally published in 1949.  Some pages of the book are available on google books, here.

Flexner, Marion. Out of Kentucky Kitchens. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2010.

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