For more nearly 25 years J.D. Rhynes has been sharing recipes, life experiences and his philosophy of life with readers of our Association Bluegrass Breakdown newspaper. A hard-living, larger-than-life and universally known personality in the world of bluegrass, who also just happens to be an excellent cook, J.D. has amassed a bushel of tasty recipes, colorful yarns and advice on the art of living over the years, and we’re proud to share them here on the CBA web site.

To view J.D.’s Breakdown columns in our archive, click here and select the year and month in which you’re interested.

To hear the story, in his own words, of how this musician, pipe-fitter, metal sculptor, nationally-know bluegrasser and long-time CBA volunteer and board member became a gastronome extraordinaire, click here.

To submit your own recipe to add to our line collection, just send it along to (Please note that recipes need not include the narrative riffs and down-home annotations that characterize our resident gourmet’s contributions.)

And finally, if you're just looking for something to cook for dinner tonight, breakfast in the morning or a special luncheon for that special someone or someone’s, click on a recipe from the list below. Oh, and don’t forget, the list grows each month.

A Fiddlers Feast
Angel Biscuits Apple Brown Betty
Apricot Glazed Smoked Turkey Au Gratin Taters
Barbecued Breast of Turkey Beef Sausage
Blue Ribbon Steak & Noodles Breaded Veal Cutlets
Breakfast Casserole Broccoli Slaw
Buttermilk Rolls Cajun Saut?ed Rib Eye Steaks
Cornbread Dressing Corned Beef and Mixed Vegetables
Cornish Game Hens with Grand Sauce Cowboy Hash
Cracked Pepper Gravy Creamy Almond Chicken
Creamy Asparagus on Toast Creamy Mashed Potatoes
Creamy Potato Casserole Crock Pot Beef Short Ribs
Deer Camp Gravy Deluxe French Toast
Easy Rhubarb Dessert Eggs al la Mexicana
Eufala Angel Biscuits Flaming Cranberry Jubilee
Fresh Corn Cakes Fried Grit Cakes
Hash Brown Potato Casserole (a.k.a. Company Potato Homemade Cajun Seasoning
I Love My Crock Pot Beef & Gravy Irish Soda Bread
J.D.'s Bread Pudding J.D.'s Buttermilk & Oat Flour Hotcakes
J.D.'s Give Me The Meat Sauce Jelly Glazed Chicken
Lemon Buttermilk Pie Maple Apple Rings
Meatless Tamale Pie Mountain Brunch
Oatmeal Pancakes Old Fashioned Beef Pot Roast
Old Fashioned Butterscotch Pudding Old Fashioned Corn Cakes
Old Fashioned Potato (Tater) Salad Old Fashioned Southern BBQ
Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake Old Fashioned Stuffed Eggs
Pecan Pie Ray & Marlene's Peanut Brittle
Rib Eye Steaks with Brandy Sauce Rosemary Au Gratin Potatoes
Royal Rice Sage Dressing (1)
Sage Roasted Turkey Scrambled Egg Casserole
Sierra Fritters Skillet Cornbread
Southern Potato Pancakes Steak Au Jus
Steamed Eggs Strawberry Salsa
Stuffed Cornish Hens with Apricot Glaze Swiss Steak
Taco Joe Dip (or Soup) Tater (Potato) Pancakes
Tequila Steaks Tom & Jerry Mix
Turkey Gravy Vanilla Ice Cream
Walnut Molasses Pie White Chili—Elida Ickes
Zucchini Pancakes

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