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Green Tomato Pie

A Marion Flexner recipe from Out of Kentucky Kitchens, 1949

Chef Ouita Michel used mouth-watering language to describe this improbable Kentucky dish on

Hot Water Cornbread: Kentucky Food Radio on October 6, 2015

Honestly -- would YOU have thought to put a "spilling wineglass of whiskey" in a pie based on green tomatoes? Thought not. But Marion Flexner did that, proving as usual her genius with Kentucky ingredients.

Chef Ouita Michel took this recipe from her own backless, taped-together volume of Marion Flexner's classic cookbook, Out of Kentucky Kitchens, the original version.

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