Plan the ultimate Kentucky Derby party with this collection of traditional southern recipes. Learn now to make classic cocktails, like the mint julep, plus other boozy and virgin libations, as well as savory snacks and appetizers and chocolate and bourbon-soaked desserts.
A trifecta of chocolate, pecans and bourbon, this Kentucky Bourbon and Pecan Pie is the perfect dessert to serve at your Kentucky Derby party. Even if you're not into horse racing, you won't be able to resist a slice of this delicious dessert. (And it's amazingly easy to make!) Serve it with an ice-cold refreshing mint julep and you'll feel like you've found your old Kentucky home.
Kentucky Derby Party Guide: Celebrate like a true Southerner by sprucing up your space with symbols from the race. At the Derby, the winning horse is cloaked in a garland of roses (the official flower of the Kentucky Derby), so fresh flowers make fitting decorations