Bourbon Pork Tenderloin Sliders

Bourbon adds the perfect touch of savory flavor to the smoky marinade in this recipe. Pineapple provides a touch of sweetness to complete it.

Ginger Mint Julep

This variation on a traditional mint julep adds just the right amount of ginger-zing.

Strawberry Filly Lily

Inspired by the Kentucky Oaks, this cocktail is worth taking the day off to enjoy with the races!

Roasted Tomato-Bourbon Jam

Bourbon, tomatoes and jam? It’s a combination you’ve gotta try. This savory spread pairs nicely with cheese and many types of meat, poultry and fish.

Orange Buttercream Bourbon Balls

If you like Old Fashioned cocktails, you’ll love these bourbon balls. With angostura bitters and a bit of orange, it’s a cocktail in candy form!

Hot Brown Pizza

The Kentucky Hot Brown sandwich can be reinvented in so many ways, but the basics of cheese sauce, turkey and toasted goodness must not be tampered with!

Chocolate Walnut Derby Bars

What’s better than a bourbon-spiked walnut bar? Adding chocolate, of course. Use nonstick foil to line the pan for easy release and clean cutting.


Sausage and Cheesy Grits Casserole

Do you love cheesy grits? Then surprise your family and friends with this tasty brunch casserole. Use red, yellow or orange bell peppers for added color.

Cayenne Spiced Pecans

Sweet and sassy…and quick and easy. These supremely snackable pecans can be made in less than 30 minutes!

Galloping Toward Victory

Come Derby Day, get your little ones into the competitive spirit (and exercise their seemingly endless energy) in this race to the finish!

Crowning the Table with Roses

The Kentucky Derby is also known as the “Run for the Roses” because of the garland of 554 red roses draped over the winning horse. (Fun fact: Kroger has made this garland for the Derby since 1987!)