Kentucky Derby Mint Julep Recipe for Race Day by Celebs
The Kentucky Derby is Saturday (May 5) and any thoroughbred fan worth their Daily Racing Form knows the official beverage of the Run For the Roses is the mint julep. As a native Kentuckian, however, not just any mint will do for a Derby mint julep.
It's back! The Kentucky Derby is right around the corner. Growing up in Kentucky, the Derby always feels like a national holiday. April at Keeneland is the perfect warm up to the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs.
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So as the executive chef of Churchill Downs, he's decided to share the recipe for the famous barbecue shrimp that have become as much a tradition for the first weekend in May as mint juleps and ornate hats. So how did this southern coastal dish become
Ah, the mint julep. One of the oldest, most revered and hotly debated fixtures of the drinking world. The name originates from the Arab word "julab," which was likely a medicinal rose water concoction. The modern-day mint julep, however, came about in