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Month: September 2020

SOUTHERN POTATO SALAD

SOUTHERN POTATO SALAD

Southern potato salad is a creamy, tangy, flavorful side dish that goes perfectly with grilled meats, burgers, fried chicken…almost everything.  This is comfort food that evokes happy memories of family picnics, barbecues, parties, and potlucks. Growing up in Pittsburgh one of my favorite summertime activities Read More..

CLASSIC MINT JULEP

CLASSIC MINT JULEP

A classic mint julep is the traditional drink of the Kentucky Derby. They’re cool, sweet, and minty, with just enough booze to put you in a party mood.  It is a delicious, summery cocktail. I don’t think you can throw a Kentucky Derby party without Read More..

DECADENT CHOCOLATE BOURBON BALLS

DECADENT CHOCOLATE BOURBON BALLS

These decadent chocolate bourbon balls are a no-bake treat that packs a boozy wallop.  They are a lovely addition to your Kentucky Derby party or any holiday cookie tray.   I love serving little candies that are just for the adults.  They always feel indulgent and Read More..

KENTUCKY HOT BROWNS

KENTUCKY HOT BROWNS

This decadent sandwich is an iconic Kentucky dish.  Kentucky Hot Browns are open-faced turkey sandwiches with tomato, bacon, and a cheesy Mornay sauce.  Add this classic dish to your Kentucky Derby party! If you’ve ever traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, the Brown Hotel is a must-see.  Read More..

COUNTRY HAM AND BISCUITS

COUNTRY HAM AND BISCUITS

Is there anything more Southern than Country Ham And Biscuits?  It’s a great way to start off Kentucky Derby Day this Saturday!  Why not make a platter to greet your guests before the race starts?  Serve the biscuits with an Italian Aperol Spritz, a Barbecue Read More..