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Last Minute Summer Luncheon

July is usually a slower month for Vince and me. Somehow, this year, it has turned out the be the total opposite. Vince is super busy with his work and I find that I'm still slap-in-the-middle of my wedding season. On top of everything, this morning no less, it suddenly occurred to me that I had a column due – and that I was two days past deadline. Yikes! I had no ideas and didn't want to go to the grocery store. So, I checked our fridge and pantry to see what I could concoct. I'm very pleased with the results. And, best of all, I had a yummy lunch waiting for Vince when he got back from his morning appointments. Necessity certainly is the mother of ...

Run for the Roses – Kentucky Derby Party

And they’re off! More than just a horse race, the Kentucky Derby is a wonderful reason for hosting a gathering. This year the 139th Kentucky Derby will be held on Saturday, May 4. Since the race only lasts for about two minutes, Derby Day food and drink will be needed to make your party a grand success. For this week’s menu I’ve chosen three traditional Derby recipes. Start your party with Benedictine. This spread was made popular at Louisville’s Benedict’s restaurant and can be used as a dip or a sandwich filling. What’s a Derby party without the drink of the day? A Mint Julep is traditionally served in a silver julep cup but is still ...