Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear hosted a Kentucky Proud dinner at the Governor's Mansion in Frankfort on July 23, 2009. Here is the official press release that followed the event. Here is Savoring Kentucky's post-dinner post.
With support from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, the Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy, and other donors, more than 70 people enjoyed this wonderful -- and replicable -- menu of beautiful Kentucky food.
Hors d'oeuvres Toasted Sesame Seed Crusted Bison Meatballs with Kentucky Honey Sauce Kentucky Shiitake Mushroom Croustades Grilled Kentucky Freshwater Prawns Marinated with Woodford Reserve
First Course Kentucky Bibb Salad with Goat Cheese, Blueberries, Najla's Nuts & Country Ham Crumbles with Mint Julep Dressing
Second Course Fried Green Tomatoes & Caramelized Onions with Cream Gravy
Third Course (Family Style) Molasses-glazed Kentucky Pork Loin with Peach Chutney Served with Fresh Corn Pudding
Roasted Organic Chicken & Rice Salad Served with Skillet Green Beans Garnished with Swiss Chard
Bourbon Farm Raised Beef Brisket Served with Farmers' Market Oven Roasted Potatoes
Kenny's Cheddar Cheese & Chive Biscuits
Dessert Rustic Blackberry Fruit Tart with Chaney's Ice Cream
View Sources and Contributors for the Governor's Kentucky Proud Dinner 2009 here.
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