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...

Tips / 17.01.2019

These tips are a few of our own, and several of well-known experts’. We aimed to cover cooking those items that everyone cooks or wishes they could better.  Cooking is a skill that isn’t always passed down, but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn those great things our Grandma’s new. #1 Remember, Y’all, it’s all about the prep. Take away the stress by doing the prep the night or day before. You’ll look like a star. “Paula Dean” Even for the everyday cook, prep can take the most time. I...

Tips / 27.12.2018

Can you believe we are only 5 days away from 2019? We are looking forward to another year filled with growth, family and traditions. There are many different traditions for the new year. We always celebrate with family fun and delicious food. Instead of a large meal, we simply do a mix of finger foods that can be eaten throughout the evening. This year we wanted to share a few of our favorites. These 3 recipes are easy and tasty without a lot of clean up. Bacon Bites When combining...

Tips / 20.12.2018

At Broadbent B & B Foods, we offer our country style hams cooked or uncooked. Depending on which you purchased will make a bit of difference in how you get them ready for the big day. Hopefully your ham is already waiting or on its way since Christmas is only 6 days away! Can you believe it!! Cooked Hams If you’ve purchased your ham pre-cooked, the only labor task will be the slicing. Once you receive your fully cooked ham, immediately freeze or refrigerate until ready to use. If you received...

Tips / 13.12.2018

The countdown to Christmas is on, with only 2 weeks to go getting organized for the big Christmas dinner is one of the top priorities. Now many American’s repeat several elements of their Thanksgiving Dinner for Christmas. We wanted to offer four suggestions that likely didn’t make your Turkey-Day table.  Each has a southern influence and easily serve large groups. As a note, these dishes state to use a Dutch oven. It is not necessary, though they are prominently used in the south each dish can easily be made...

Tips / 06.12.2018

This time of year, gets everyone thinking of gift ideas. We often want to give gifts that people will enjoy receiving and will make a lasting memory. If you’re looking for a unique gift to make that lasting impression on your foodie friend or family member we’ve got a few suggestions. Milk Chocolate Bacon Bark  These treats combine two savory flavors, chocolate and bacon. The sweet and salty combination is made up of our hickory smoked bacon and a smooth creamy milk chocolate coating. The bag is the right size...

Tips / 30.11.2018

The holiday season is right around the corner. While there are, several holidays being celebrated, most companies opt for one end-of-the-year party. This is a great time to reflect on the year’s accomplishments and thank those around you for their efforts all year. Organizing a party can be a large task but keep these 5 tips in mind while planning your corporate event, to ease the task. #1 Be well organized! If you’re having a pot luck, then have a sign-up sheet ahead of time. If the company is throwing the...

Tips / 20.11.2018

Our blogs and posts are usually about letting you know what we offer here at Broadbent’s. But today, we want to personally take a moment to say thank you to each of you, our faithful customers. We will begin our 20th year as Broadbent owners in April. For us, it seems like yesterday when we began this journey. Along the way, we have come to know folks all over the country that we now call friends. We have been blessed much more than we deserve. Thanks again and have...

Tips / 16.11.2018

When it comes to Thanksgiving, it is the holiday most associated with food. As a guest, it can be a simple and joyous holiday; as the host, it can be stressful and overwhelming. We want to help ease the stress of planning and preparing. The one complaint that accompanies Thanksgiving most often is, “What do I do with all the leftovers?”. The best way to fight the leftover overload is to simply avoid them. With planning and our tips, we will try to keep your fridge door closing. Make...

Tips / 08.11.2018

This week we are obsessing over our peppered bacon. This is a treat in and of itself, bringing an extra something to some of your favorite recipes. We absolutely love to use Broadbent Peppered Bacon to top or wrap our burgers, chicken and shrimp with. Peppered bacon adds a bit of spice on top of the savory flavor of bacon. We are bursting at the seams to share some of our favorites recipes where peppered bacon steals the show. Bacon Pepper jack Mac n’ Cheese This comfort dish is bursting...