Drinks

10 Derby Day Snacks & Sips

April 30, 2013

It's almost the Kentucky Derby -- which means it's time to pick out your finest wide-brimmed hat, pour yourself a tall glass of bourbon, and get rowdy in front of the television. Here are some elegant, Southern-inspired snacks and drinks to sustain you -- because cheering for a horse race feels a lot classier than football. Hold onto your hats, people!

Cheese Crispettes by drbabs

Cheese Chrispettes

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Virginia Willis' Deviled Eggs by Genius Recipes

Deviled Eggs

 

Chevre Devils by gingerroot

Chevre Devils

  

Radish and Pecan Grain Salad by amanda

Radish and Pecan Grain Salad

  

Edna Lewis & Scott Peacock's Shrimp Paste (and Grits) by Genius Recipes

Shrimp Grits

 

State Fair Cream Puffs by hardlikearmour

State Fair Cream Puffs

 

Fudgy Bourbon Balls by amanda

Fudgy Bourbon Balls

 

Kentucky Hot Toddy by Table9 

Kentucky Hot Toddy

 

Old Fashioned by Erica Kotite

Old Fashioned

 

Kentucky Colonel Mint Julep by thirschfeld

 

mint julep

 

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1 Comment

[email protected] April 30, 2013
Don't forget the famous Benedictine cucumber sandwich... a great favorite at the Derby!