I love any excuse to have friends over and eat!  The Kentucky Derby is the perfect opportunity to get creative with your party planning.  Here are some fun ideas!The Kentucky Hot Brown is a staple food if you live in the Bluegrass State.  I found a Kentucky Hot Brown Crescent Recipe that is amazing!


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And what Kentucky Derby is complete without something BOURBON!  How about some Bourbon Cocktail Meatballs.

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This girl loves sweets and Derby Pie is a favorite!  Here is a great recipe for Bite Sized Derby Pie.


And of course we must have a fun themed drink to sip while watching.  It's a must the have a Mint Julep but this has a twist the Strawberry Mint Julep....YUMMO!

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Here's to a fun, fabulous, and totally delicious Derby party!  Share your recipes with us too!