Party Planning and Recipes
Traditional drink of the Preakness.
The traditional drink of the Belmont, as served until 1997.
Traditional drink of the Kentucky Derby
Traditional drink of the Jim Beam Stakes
These traditional Kentucky candies are great for a Derby party or any special occasion.
This Kentucky stew is traditional anytime, but especially at Derby parties. There are as many recipes for Burgoo as there are cooks in Kentucky so feel free to improvise.
Maryland Crab Cakes
These traditional Maryland delights are great for a Preakness party or any time of the year.
Kentucky Derby Celebration
traditional Derby recipes for your party from the chef at the Beaumont Inn brought to you by Diana Rattray our guide to Southern Food
And They're Off!
party planning tips and ideas brought to you by Donna Pilato our guide to Entertaining
History and Recipes for the Mint Julep
lots of info about the mint julep from Kathy Hamlin our guide to Cocktails
Book Review: The Kentucky Mint Julep
by Colonel Joe Nickell. Although small, this book presents information you will find no where else about the mint julep, including over 20 recipes. Perfect for mint julep fans who want to learn more about the official drink of the Kentucky Derby.
Book Review: Racing to the Table
A Culinary Tour of Sporting America by Margaret Guthrie. Recipes for your favorite race track food interwoven with historical and cultural information about the tracks they come from.
billed as "A game for girlfriends of all hat sizes" this is a dice based horse racing game for women with part of the proceeds going to the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Should be a fun item for a Derby party.
How to Throw a Derby Party
a complete guide from invitations to decorations to recipes
Kentucky Derby Brunch
serve a gourmet brunch just like they serve at the Kentucky Governor's house, here are all the recipes
A Tates of Kentucky
Derby Party treats from candies to chocolates to party decorations.
Party Kits and Equestrian Gifts
Party kits, official logo items, food, and cookbooks.