Featured, Tips / 10.07.2019

  While working on the upcoming fall catalog, I noticed how many times we used the word “Delicious”.  I needed a few synonyms to replace it, and yet still describe Broadbent foods as- well, delicious. So, I pulled out my copy of “The New American Roget’s College Thesaurus”, (the actual book), which I bought in the 1970’s.  I can’t tell you the date it was published, because the cover and front couple of pages are missing. Here’s what I found: “Delicious-  Adj.-  delectable, luscious, toothsome, palatable, savory.  See TASTE.”   I was familiar with all...

Featured, News / 29.03.2019

It’s all about the aging process here at Broadbent’s.  We age our Country Ham 6 to 18 months.  It’s been twenty years since Ronny and I purchased Broadbent’s.  The sale was final on April 1, 1999.  So while our hams have been aging, we’ve aged as well.  That’s right; it’s been 20 years since we began our lives as Broadbent’s Mom & Pop Business owners.  With two children of our own at the time, we certainly fit the bill! At the time of purchase, we knew the old-fashioned Country...

Featured, News, Tips / 04.03.2019

  Here, in beautiful western Kentucky, we are now firmly in the middle of what we are hoping is Winter's last hoorah (Y'all say a prayer for us). The snow and ice that we saw this weekend aren't uncommon for our area this time of year, so we have learned to prepare. Just like a squirrel with his acorns, we stash away goodies to tide us over until the thaw. Whether your mornings are crisp, or dreary, there is no better way to start a cold day than with...

Featured, Recipes / 13.11.2017

We here at Broadbent are missing those warm sunny days and we know you are too!  So much so that maybe you don’t want to leave the office to run out to grab lunch because it’s chilly outside.  Or maybe you just want to come home from the office, kick your shoes off and relax.  Well, there’s a soup for that!  But some may think “Will it fill me up?”  This easy autumn soup will most definitely leave you feeling satisfied and it warm you right up.   It...

Featured, Recipes / 27.10.2017

Who doesn’t love bacon?  Who doesn’t love pumpkin?  These are two of our favorite flavors.  But how often have you tried them together?  This recipe is as fall as a pasta dish can get!  We dare you to try it!  It is rich and hearty, leaving you wanting to cozy up next to a fire on a cool fall night. Pumpkin and Bacon Pasta Ingredients: 2 ½ cups Roasted Pumpkin Cubes 10 Slices Broadbent Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, crispy and crumbled 1 lbs. Linguini, cooked according to package or your preferred pasta) 2/3 Cup...

Featured, Tips / 27.09.2017

  It’s football season and your Saturday tailgate plan is just as important as winning the big game.  Today’s tailgate is not a sandwich in a brown bag.  Modern tailgating involves a lot of planning and creativity.  Here are 10 tips that will enhance your tailgate experience. For Quick and easy country ham sliders simply take our Broadbent Sliced Cooked Country Ham that requires no warming and place it on the bread of your choice or grill Broadbent Country Ham Breakfast or Dinner Steaks.    Turn a cooler into...

Featured / 20.09.2017

As a company that deals in animal products, we often receive questions from customers wanting to understand how we treat and raise our livestock. Here at Broadbent's, we do not slaughter the animals. Instead, we purchase our meat from multiple suppliers. As a business, we pride ourselves on purchasing from companies that raise their livestock with respect, kindness and quality living conditions. Farmland Foods Farmland Foods provides us Hams, Bellies, and Sausage Trimmings. They have been in business since 1959, producing high-quality pork. Their facilities have Animal Care Programs in...

Featured, Tips / 25.08.2017

Broadbent B & B Foods is a Kentucky producer of Country Ham, Bacon, and Sausage.  The company was founded by Smith Broadbent of Cadiz, Kentucky.  They began selling their products on their family farm in 1909.  In 1999 my husband, Ronny and I bought the company from Smith Broadbent, III.  To say the least the last 18 years have been a true blessing.  Although it’s not been all smooth sailing as any business owner will tell you, we were blessed to buy a company with delicious products made...

Featured, News / 23.08.2017

We are proud to share that Broadbent's traditional cured ham brought home our 18th Grand Champion prize this past week at the 2017 Kentucky State Fair. We are honored to continue the 100 plus year tradition of curing hams.  Broadbent also won in classes 1,2,3 and 4 during the show, with one of those going on to become the Grand Champ. Our hams begin the curing process over 9 months in advanced. When the time comes Ronny Drennan, owner of Broadbent B & B Foods chooses the best of...