The horses may be the stars, but the food is a champion too! Get ready to celebrate the Kentucky Derby in style with everything you need for a delicious spread.

Kick things off with a classic Mint Julep!

Mint juleps are iconic for Kentucky Derby parties. Here is a simple recipe that tastes delicious!

All you need is: 4 sprigs fresh mint, 1/2 oz. simple syrup, 2 1/2 oz. bourbon, crushed ice

Directions: In a chilled julep cup or rocks glass, muddle the mint leaves and simple syrup. Add the bourbon and crushed ice. Stir well to combine, until the sides of the glass are icy, about 20 seconds. Top with additional crushed ice and garnish with the mint sprigs.

Derby-Ready Pimento Cheese & Crackers

When planning your Derby party, don't forget to include this Southern classic on your menu. Pimento cheese and crackers are an essential addition to any Kentucky Derby party spread.

Meatballs and Chicken Wings

Meatballs and chicken wings are fantastic additions to your Kentucky Derby menu, offering hearty and flavorful options that guests will love. They pair perfectly with a variety of beverages, including beer, bourbon, and classic Derby mint juleps.

Wildfire Bison Meatballs, GT Prime Beef Meatballs and Lillie Q's Buffalo Chicken Wing Meal Kit are a savory addition to your Derby menu.

Derby Day Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs hold a special place at the Derby. Here is a recipe for a classic version:

All you need is: 6 peeled hard-boiled eggs, 1/4 cup mayo, 1 tsp white vinegar, 1 tsp yellow mustard, 1/8 tsp salt, pepper, paprika for garnish.

Directions: Slice the eggs in half, removing yolks to a bowl, and placing the whites on a platter. Mash the yolks using a fork. Add mayo, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper, and mix well. Place heaping teaspoons of the yolk mixture into the egg whites. Sprinkle with paprika and serve.