Archive for Tag: kentucky derby

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May 03, 2013

Sweet Origins: Derby Pie {& Bourbon Desserts Round-Up}

By: Amy Atlas, in Sweet Origins
I am headed out to Louisville today for the Kentucky Derby. Big hats are what many people think of when they hear the words Kentucky Derby (I found mine yesterday and it’s veerrry big!). Of course, when I hear the words Kentucky Derby, I think of Derby Pie. Have you had Derby Pie before?  I had it on my last trip to the Derby and it is SO good. The delicious chocolate and walnut tart…
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April 18, 2012

Free Kentucky Derby Printables

As we mentioned this morning, we are sharing FREE Kentucky Derby printables from Mirabelle Creations. All you need now is a little mint julep, a fantastic hat, and some good friends. Oh..and of course, some SWEETS! What do you do to celebrate The Kentucky Derby?  We would love to see your Kentucky Derby dessert tables!  …
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April 18, 2012

Kentucky Derby Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
The Kentucky Derby is three weeks away. This styled shoot came to us from Deanna at Mirabelle Creations. On May 5th, Kentuckians will be celebrating the 138th annual Kentucky Derby. That means lots of big hats, beautiful flowers, and Derby parties! Whether it is a huge gathering or intimate party, it seems like everyone is celebrating somewhere. Deanna’s printable collection was inspired by the traditional rose garland that the winner receives. The rose theme is…
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May 05, 2011

Derby Guest Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids, Recipes
I always get excited when the Kentucky Derby is around the corner.  The hats, the fancy suits, the southern hospitality and traditions.  It is all very exciting. My husband is in Kentucky a lot and I had the pleasure of attending my first Kentucky Derby with him {with fun hats and all} in 2004.  I was pregnant as ever with my first son, but I was determined to get on my fancy suit and hat.  …
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April 29, 2010

Kentucky Derby Cookies

By: Amy Atlas, in Recipes
How cute are these Kentucky Derby cookies that Bakerella created after finding the original recipe in Julia Usher’s book Cookie Swap? These were initially intended to be Easter bonnet cookies, but can easily be used for Kentucky Derby bonnet cookies as well. Check out the step-by-step directions here or better yet, pick up the book here for loads of cookie inspiration. Make these at your Kentucky Derby soiree this weekend and I’ll bet your guests…