Make-Ahead Derby Menu
Celebrate the South's swankiest horse race with these easy and elegant recipes that can all be made-ahead and served at room temperature.
The SL Mint Julep and The Blush Lily
Chilled Sweet Pea Soup with Mint and Cream
We love this bright, minty soup because it adds a pop of spring color to the buffet. Make it up to 48 hours ahead of time.
Jalapeño Cheese Straws
Recipe: Jalapeño Cheese Straws
We know: You’ve got a cheese straw recipe you can make with your eyes closed. But give this subtly spicy recipe (that impressed our Test Kitchen staff!) a try.
Pork Tenderloin Sliders
Recipe: Pork Tenderloin Sliders
One carefree way to serve these cuties is to slice the tenderloins on a large cutting board, set out fresh rolls and homemade condiments, and let guests build their own sandwiches.
Honey Custard with Berries
Recipe: Honey Custard with Berries
This refreshing treat will be a great dessert for any party. If you don’t have white balsamic vinegar, substitute Champagne vinegar or apple cider vinegar.