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Recipe: Chicken Stuffers

Vickie’s Chicken Stuffers

Wonton Chicken Stuffers

The Southern Redneck version of Wonton Wraps. Or what we like to call, Plain and BBQ Chicken Stuffers! A quick and easy appetizer to serve at any party, race day or game day event. Or just for a light summer dinner.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 10 to 20 @ 2 to 3 stuffers per person.
Makes: 30 stuffers

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb chicken
  • 2 tblspn butter/margarine
  • 16 oz package of wonton wrappers
  • 1½ cup Colby Jack Cheddar
  • ¼ cup crumbled bacon
  • ¼ cup BBQ
  • ¼ tspn pepper
  • 1 tspn salt
  • vegetable oil

Directions:
There are two steps to this appetizer, the filling and the shells.

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Recipe: Cheese Straws

Garrett’s Cheese Straws

Garrett’s Cheese Straws

Great finger food for the race, football game, or for that cozy party. There are 2 parts to these appetizers, the seasoning and the straws. The great thing about this recipe is that you can alter so many different parts to make the cheese straws you like best. See the alternatives sections for more ideas.

Total preparation time: 1 hour, 45 minutes.

Creole Seasoning
Ingredients:
This makes about 1/2 cup of seasoning. Store unused portions in a seasoning bottle for next time.

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Recipes: Kentucky Bourbon Balls

Vickie’s Bourbon Balls
Although Bourbon has been around since the 18th Century, Bourbon balls were a 20th century invention. As the story goes anyway. In 1919, two substitute school teachers named Ruth Hanly Booe and Rebecca Gooch began a candy-making business in Frankfort, Kentucky. Soon, The Rebecca Ruth Candy Company and their chocolates were a big hit. In 1936 a dignitary was taking a tour of the business and made an off handed comment about mixing candy and Kentucky’s famous bourbon together. Mrs. Booe worked on the recipe for two years before perfecting the still-secret process for blending bourbon and candy.

Bourbon is an American whiskey, a type of distilled spirit, made primarily from corn and named for Bourbon County, Kentucky. It has been produced since the 18th century and is a “distinctive product of the United States.” So said the United States Congress on May 4th 1964. The Bourbon Trail or Kentucky Bourbon Trail is the name given to the area in Kentucky where the state’s bourbon distilleries are located. It is an official trail launched by seven of the eight distilleries in the region. Recently, the eighth distillery, Tom Moore Distillery, joined the trail. Continue reading