When I was growing up, we did not eat out very often, which I believe was the norm for the times. I remember eating out really only when mom was sick. Of course, that means that mom didn't get to eat out as much as the rest of us but I digress.
Kentucky Fried Chicken was one of the few options we had in the small town where we lived and that is where we ate out. KFC, therefore, has an important place in my memories and I do love it though we do not eat it very often. It is a very occasional treat because, as you no doubt are aware, it is not a very healthy option.
Because of my 'relationship' with the Colonel and his chicken drumsticks in particular, I would not mind learning a bit more about the man and his recipes and it looks like I will be able to do so on June 4, 2012. On that date, KFC is going to publish online and at no charge a manuscript written by the Colonel himself.
The book, which is called Colonel Harland Sanders: The Autobiography of the Original Celebrity Chef, opens with the following text from the Colonel himself:
"This book, written in 1966, is about a man’s life and the food he’s cooked, eaten and served. That man is me. The food I’ve liked, the work I’ve done and the way I think are all the same things. It’s not such a farfetched idea. A lot of learned men think people really are the food they’ve eaten."
Reportedly, the manuscript, written in the mid-1950s, was found tucked away in KFC offices.
Anyway, to obtain YOUR free copy of Colonel Sander's 200 page autobiography and recipe book, you will have to like the KFC page on Facebook and then authorize the app. You can click right here to get started. Be aware that in liking the page and downloading the book you will give the company access through Facebook to your basic information, email address, likes and photos. You will be able to control who sees posts from KFC on your Facebook timeline by setting the option to 'Only Me,' which is what I have done.
If you're a really big KFC fan, you might also like to download the free Kentucky Fried Chicken wallpapers for your computer.