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Are you ready for the Kentucky Derby?  It’s usually held on the first Saturday in May, making it this upcoming Saturday, May 7, 2022.  A lot of people like to gather with friends and family to watch the races and enjoy some good food and drink.  I believe it’s known as “the greatest two minutes of sports” so why not spend all day in the kitchen for 2 minutes of cheering pleasure? 😊  Kidding…it’s a very fun horse race to watch! I will be preparing the following items to enjoy during our viewing pleasure, and you might notice a theme… Kentucky (where the derby is held) and whiskey/bourbon (sponsors of the event and heavily influenced in the south). Kentucky Hot Brown Dip Whiskey Spiced Chicken Wings Kentucky Oaks Cocktail Maple Bourbon Candied Pecans   Kentucky Hot Brown Dip is a rich a creamy dip that encompasses the wonderful ingredients and flavors of a … Continue reading

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One thing I always hear people talk about is Easter Brunch.  Who is hosting?  What are we having? So on and so forth.  But what I never hear anyone talk about is Easter Cocktails.  Why not add adult beverages to the celebration?  Well, I did just that!  I use Peeps for a festive touch and each cocktail is themed to a different Peep color. Here’s what I have for you today: Blue Peeps Cocktail Pink Peeps Cocktail Yellow Peeps Lemon Cocktail   The Blue Peeps Cocktail is very citrusy and a little sweet.  It reminds me of a cocktail I would drink on a tropical beach somewhere 😊 The Pink Peeps Cocktail tastes just like a vodka lemonade.  Perfect on a hot summer day! The Yellow Peeps Lemon Cocktail is like a lemon drop.  It’s a little sour with a sweet aftertaste. Two of the recipes call for marshmallow vodka, which I couldn’t locate, so I did have to make … Continue reading

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