Recipe Roundup: Kentucky Derby + Cinco de Mayo
The party gods must be smiling down on us. With Derby Day AND Cinco de Mayo falling on the same day this year, there are twice as many reasons to kick back with a refreshing snack and a boozie bevvie on Saturday. NNN provides the recipe roundup. It’s up to you to keep your guests satisfied.
CINCO DE MAYO
Insane ceviche. Credit: Powerplantop/Flickr
- a Bloody Mary’s beer-based dirty cousin.
Tequila is so 2010. Mezcal is a smoky alternative that will leave your guests hungry for more. Thanks Esquire
for this tasty guide and tips covering The New Rules of Mezcal
A bourban-tastic option: the classic Southern Mint Julep. Credit: Dinner Diary/Flickr
Refer to Garden & Gun for their twists on juleps, including the Champagne Julep, because why drink bourbon when you can drink champagne?
Amanda Miller wrote the Highroller/Lowroller Mother’s Day Guide. She has written about food and travel for Jauntsetter, Chapelboro.com, and more. Follow her on twitter @victuspopuli.