Kentucky Derby

Games for the Derby: The Derby Hat Draw

Since the race itself is over in a flash–it’s just 2 minutes–have your guests play the Derby Hat Draw before the race starts.   Guest can either play for money (have guests each chip in say $5) or you can play for something fun like candy to make pool. 1. Put the names of the Derby horses […]

Buy Pies Online-Derby A Favorite!

Order a derby pie or arrive at the next dinner party with a show-stopping dessert with help from this list of the places to buy pies online.

Thoroughbred Pie

A generous dollop of whipped cream, decadent chocolate and buttery rich pecans make this Southern classic a winner.

Mint Julep Champagne Cocktail

Not an expert on preparing the ever-famous mint julep?  No worries… this version will fool them all!  A lighter approach to a Kentucky Derby classic. Now get your fancy hat and toast the most anticipated race of the year!

Blackberry-Mint Julep

Not a fan of straight bourbon? Try a julep… a favorite down south, especially around Derby time. Food and Wine magazine offered this version back in 2012 and I do dig it!

Hot Brown

The Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky is notorious for it’s open-faced turkey, tomato, bacon and cheese sandwich. Introduced in the 1920’s as a late night snack after a long evening of dancing and partying, the legendary dish now has...

Bourbon-Marinated Pork Tenderloin

What’s not to like about a juicy, flavorful, tender, grilled pork loin? Very easy to prepare! Just leave enough time to have the loins marinate for at least 12 hours, or overnight.

Pork Chops & Sugar Snap Peas w/Mint Julep Glaze

A surprising coupling… snap peas and pork chops… somehow the bourbon and mint glaze bring it all together.  Reminiscent of the classic Kentucky cocktail.

Seelbach Cocktail

Another Kentucky cocktail classic. Bourbon gets dressed up with bitters, orange liquor and Champagne.