Derby Delectables

Having a Kentucky Derby viewing party?  Looking for recipe ideas? Heard of Bourbon Balls?

Honestly, our family will find any reason to cook and tie it to an occasion.  This morning, I was listening to NPR and heard about Bourbon Balls in celebration of The Kentucky Derby.  This lady sells over 800 pounds of this ‘boozy sweetness.”  I haven’t tried these (and, the recipe is a secret…but you could do your version). Piqued my interest and thought I’d share.  Check out the article on

I might just watch the Derby this year (and you just might see a LivePretty Bourbon Ball Recipe in the future). Do you have any Derby recipes to share?


Combining his love of food and communications, Rod is a marketing guru with extensive experience in the healthcare, restaurant and luxury services industry. Rod’s special talent is cooking. He makes magic in the kitchen by relying on fresh foods and unique flavors. He is married to Beth, and together they have two little girls. Rod and Beth have the perfect Live Pretty partnership: he cooks fabulous dishes and she creates the beautiful ambiance that combines to make their events special and unforgettable.

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