All Kentuckians will vow they understand the true meaning of the word "burgoo."
When the burgoo is done dip it out and drink it from tin cups.
Burgoo is made precisely in the same manner as mush, but with oatmeal instead of Indian.
“You shall have your breakfast soon,” continued his master, eating the burgoo between his addresses to the animal.
He gave the men pea-soup and rice instead of burgoo and the wretched oatmeal mess which was the staple thing for breakfast.
Then came a merry clattering of tin cups as "Turkle" came by with buckets of burgoo, dipping it out with a long ladle.
Major LeCroix gave a burgoo at his locust grove on the river, to which all the candidates were invited.
"You shall have your breakfast soon," continued his master, eating the burgoo between his addresses to the animal.
The burgoo and the barbecue belong to that era when food was plenty, feasts were generous and appetites good.
In retrospect I smell the burgoo a-cooking, and sympathetically my mouth waters.