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11 Recipes for Derby Day

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With the Kentucky Derby right around the corner, we've got bourbon and heavy-duty snacks on the brain -- anything that can sustain us for a full day of bets and wide-brimmed hats. The race itself may only last a few minutes, but you'll work up an appetite cheering, and plus -- these treats are worth sticking around for.

More on Food52: Check out our Southern Entertaining collection for all things Derby Day.

Brandade Croquettes by lastnightsdinner

 

Homemade Alcoholic Ginger Beer by Catherine Lamb

 

Michael Ruhlman's Rosemary-Brined, Buttermilk Fried Chicken by Genius Recipes

 

Spicy Shrimp by Helen 

 

Parker & Otis' Pimento Cheese (+ Grilled Sandwiches with Bacon and Tomato) by Genius Recipes

 

Mint Julep by Erik Lombardo 

 

Sugar Steak with Bourbon by Amanda Hesser 

 

Hot Dogs with Fake Sauerkraut Relish by QueenSashy

 

Cheese Biscuits by Merrill Stubbs 

 

Edna Lewis & Scott Peacock's Shrimp Grits by Genius Recipes 

 

Kentucky Hot Toddy by Table9

 

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