Break out those wide-brimmed hats and formal blazers—the Kentucky Derby is back this weekend. In store will be lots of people enjoying the outdoors, soaking up sunshine, and eating Southern-inspired food. The Derby site is so kind as to provide a list of recipes for those throwing a party at home, and we’re here to offer our own renditions. So weave your rose garland, play “My Old Kentucky Home” on high, and let these 11 recipes bring the Derby party to you!
Words by Jaime Brockway at Food52
[Photo by James Ransom/Food52]